Charles I: King and Collector

Charles I: King and Collector

On the other side of Green Park from the Burlington House is an exhibition of the art collection of Charles II in the Queen’s Gallery comprising paintings, drawings, prints, furniture, silver and sculpture; all from the Royal Collection. Her Majesty’s walls must be virtually bare, as she has generously lent...

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American Psycho

American Psycho

February is the most romantic month in the calendar, mostly thanks to the relentless corporate pushing of Valentine’s Day as an excuse to sell greetings cards and chocolates. However this February, in celebration of all the anti-Valentines out there, we’re focusing on the bloated corporate angle rather than the romance...

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Cadogan Hall: Meet the Music

Cadogan Hall: Meet the Music

Cadogan Hall are launching Meet the Orchestra, a series of five free informal concerts from orchestras featured in the Zurich International Orchestra Series. Meet the Music will give audience members the chance to see world-class performers in a more relaxed setting. Over the course of the hour-long performance, neither musicians...

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H&F Council delivers new ‘Beacon’ art installation

H&F Council delivers new ‘Beacon’ art installation

The Hammersmith & Fulham Council have recently presented their second installation of public art in the town hall. Working in partnership with the Hammersmith Business Improvement District, the new piece, ‘Beacon’, is on display in the atrium of the town hall extension. Created by artist Nicolas K Feldmeyer, Beacon is...

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The Temple of Mithras: Ancient and Timeless

The Temple of Mithras: Ancient and Timeless

As Londinium expanded in the second century AD, Roman soldiers and Free men built one of their World’s most robust Temple of Mithras. It was located on the banks of the Walbrook; a stream that ran across the City into the Thames, and close to Watling Street, the main Roman...

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From Life at the Royal Academy

From Life at the Royal Academy

From Life Royal Academy – The Sackler Gallery Until 11 March 2018 Admission £14 The Royal Academy Schools is not only the oldest art school in Britain, having taken in its first pupils in 1769, it is still one of the few art institutions that hold life drawing classes. As...

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Mary And The Witch’s Flower

Mary And The Witch’s Flower

Mary And The Witch’s Flower Running Time: 103 minutes Director:  Hiromasa Yonebayashi   Anime aficionados mourned when Studio Ghibli (of Spirited Away fame) closed up shop a few years ago, following the retirement of founder/legend Hayao Miyazaki. As it turned out, Miyazaki left the game for about as long as...

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A Glimpse into the Research and Technological Preservation of the Maya Heritage

A Glimpse into the Research and Technological Preservation of the Maya Heritage

“This is an account of how all was in suspense, all calm, in silence, all motionless, quiet and empty was the expanse of the sky. Turbulence ensues, and the world and its living inhabitants emerge from the emptiness.” These words are translated from the famous ‘Popol Vuh’ inscription which is...

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All-female line-up for major new Royal Albert Hall season

All-female line-up for major new Royal Albert Hall season

A major new season at the Royal Albert Hall will celebrate the role of women in the venue’s storied history, featuring historical talks, comedy, music – and an all-female line-up. The scene of more than 20 Suffragette rallies, 100 years of Women’s Institute meetings and Janis Joplin’s only solo show...

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Carly Paoli performs for the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Carly Paoli performs for the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Carly Paoli, a rising star of the classical music world, performed a special concert for the Chelsea Pensioners on Friday 26th January 2018. The private performance, which took place in the Pensioners’ Club at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, was a special preview of Carly’s forthcoming concert at Cadogan Hall on...

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