Tickets for David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet at the Royal Albert Hall to go on sale tomorrow (December 6th)

Tickets for David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet at the Royal Albert Hall to go on sale tomorrow (December 6th)

On Thursday 16 April 2020, for ONE NIGHT ONLY, see Sir David Attenborough in a remarkable new film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet. Produced by award-winning wildlife film-makers Silverback Films and global environmental organisation WWF, this unique feature documentary tells the story of life on our planet by...

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Freelands Foundation announce winner of £100,00 Freelands Award

Freelands Foundation announce winner of £100,00 Freelands Award

Freelands Foundation announced The Hepworth Wakefield as the fourth recipient of the annual £100,000 Freelands Award. The Yorkshire based institution will be working with the Foundation to present a major survey exhibition of Hannah Starkey (b. Belfast, 1971) in 2020, which will also see the artist work closely with teenage...

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Charity Choral Performance of a Renaissance Masterpiece

Charity Choral Performance of a Renaissance Masterpiece

Monteverdi Vespers at Cadogan Hall Wednesday 11 December, Thursday 12 December, 7.30pm  Conductor: Ivor Setterfield Orchestra: Trafalgar Baroque Ensemble Soloists:  Miriam Allan, Zoe Brookshaw, Jonathan Brown, Francis Gush, Matthew Long, Nicholas Mulroy, Dan D’Souza Barts Choir (St Bartholomew’s Hospital Choral Society – registered charity: 273180)  A proportion of the profits...

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Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks

Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks

 Whilst every capital city is awash in the ghosts of its past, London has signs of habitation dating back to the Neolithic period. Over the millennia London has been decimated by civil war, apocalyptic fire and the horrors of the Blitz; the very streets redrawn under our feet as London...

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Cinderella at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Cinderella at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

After switching on the Christmas lights in front of the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in mid-November, Tamika Ramsey brought the energy back inside, starring as the brilliant and dazzling titular character in the company’s annual pantomime: Cinderella. The brilliance of a good pantomime is the production’s ability to crack up both...

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Troy: Myth and Reality

Troy: Myth and Reality

Such are the number of captions alongside each work on display, walking through the exhibition can be likened to taking a stroll through a giant book, but how else to impart so much convoluted information to the visitor? For the past three millennia, stories from the Trojan War, first written...

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Unit London Group Show: BEYOND BORDERS from 28 November 2019 – 11 January 2020

Unit London Group Show: BEYOND BORDERS from 28 November 2019 – 11 January 2020

From 28 November, Unit London presents Beyond Borders, an iconic group exhibition with 14 artists at Unit London, Mayfair. From 28 November – 11 January, artists from across the world respond to the current socio-political instability we are facing. Putting an uplifting spin on a turbulent time, the exhibition celebrates...

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Sons of Denmark

Sons of Denmark

In the years immediately following the 9/11 attacks, Islamic terror was viewed as much as an existential threat as a literal one. Neoliberalism had assured us that the West’s benevolent secular liberalism was supposed to reign for ever and ever, Hallelujah! But if history was as ended as we’d been...

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Land Without Dreams at the Gate Theatre

Land Without Dreams at the Gate Theatre

Land Without Dreams began life in Denmark which perhaps goes someway to explaining its uncynical call to optimism. Whilst the Scandi-noir boom has given us an image of a forbidding ice encrusted land filled with complicated women in horrible sweaters picking through errant body parts, Denmark is actually the second...

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A Modest Masterpiece

A Modest Masterpiece

This year’s Stirling Prize, the highest accolade in British architecture, has unusually been won by a housing scheme; even more unusually, affordable housing. A dozen years ago Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley won the commission from Norwich City Council for 105 affordable houses and flats, now known as Goldsmith Street....

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