Carmen at the Wandsworth Civic Suite

Carmen at the Wandsworth Civic Suite

Georges Bizet Carmen Rogue Opera Wandsworth Oasis at Thirty From 6pm Wednesday 26th June 2019 Civic Suite Wandsworth SW18 2PU We are delighted to work alongside Rogue Opera to celebrate our 30th anniversary with Bizet’s opera Carmen.Carmen is a beautiful and flamboyant classic which fits well with the brand of...

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Pat Barker, Joseph Coelho and Allison Colpoys, and Catherine Doyle win the Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards 2019

Pat Barker, Joseph Coelho and Allison Colpoys, and Catherine Doyle win the Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards 2019

The Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) Book Awards have today revealed the 2019 winners, as voted for by independent booksellers and to celebrate IndependentBookshop Week (15 – 22 June). Winning in the Adult category is Pat Barker with The Silence of the Girls (Penguin), a re-telling of the Trojan War from the perspective of the slave girl Briseis. Catherine Doyle’s The Storm Keeper’s Island (Bloomsbury),...

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Waterhouse and Dodd announces John Schueler: Skyscapes

Waterhouse and Dodd announces John Schueler: Skyscapes

His First solo exhibition in London for over 40 years At their Albemarle Street Gallery, London | Exhibition: 18 th June – 12 th July 2019 Gallery opening hours: 9.30am-6pm | Private view: 18 th June 2019, 6-8pm By the late 1950s, the American painter Jon Schueler (1916-1992) was a...

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Last chance to get tickets for Cinderella at the Royal Albert Hall

Last chance to get tickets for Cinderella at the Royal Albert Hall

Cinderella, the acclaimed ballet showing at the Royal Albert Hall will be coming to an end on Sunday June 16th Co-produced by English National Ballet and the Royal Albert Hall, Christopher Wheeldon’s inventive production features over 90 dancers and combines magnificent sets and costumes, theatrical surprises, and lively choreography set...

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Manga

Manga

British Museum Until 26 August 2019 Admission £19.50 britishmuseum.org/Manga   To be exposed to “manga” from a standing start, with very little knowledge about what seems to get millions of Japanese so animated, is like being thrust into an alien culture, with no understandable language, and no real idea of...

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Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

August marks the 50th anniversary of The Woodstock Music and Art Fair, Max Feldman explores how a bunch of hippie capitalists managed to seize the zeitgeist and define a generation. Woodstock (or The Woodstock Music and Art Fair to give it its proper name) occupies a venerable place in the...

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Deadwood: Seasons 1-3, a retrospective

Deadwood: Seasons 1-3, a retrospective

We’ve been living in the so-called ‘Golden Age of Television’ for so long now that it’s become almost tiring. The endless variety of prestige quality series has become numbing rather than exciting; there’s only so much time and attention the average viewer has to bestow and so you have to...

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Doorstep Library – National Volunteers’ Week

Doorstep Library – National Volunteers’ Week

 It’s National Volunteers’ Week and here at Doorstep Library we want to celebrate all that our amazing volunteers do for the local London communities we work in.  Doorstep Library is a literacy charity that believes in the power of words to take children places, not just in their imagination, but...

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Nasser Azam: Saiful Malook

Nasser Azam: Saiful Malook

Nasser Azam: Saiful Malook Saatchi Gallery She stands adorned in flowing garments, upon a painting, as if rising from a lake, radiant in a splendour of colour and grace. Who is the artist of the painting on which she stands, in this photograph by Souvid Datta? Where is the location...

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An interview with Cinderella director Julian Crouch

An interview with Cinderella director Julian Crouch

Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Julian Crouch is a director, designer, writer, maker, teacher, illustrator and musician, whose career has spanned theatre, opera, ballet, film and television. Initially a mask and puppet maker, he co-founded the Improbable Theatre Company in the mid-1990s, with which he gained far-reaching recognition. With Improbable, Julian co-created,...

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