/Tag: Culture

June 2018

Art spills onto the street of Brixton at London’s largest annual open-air exhibition


Urban Art 2018, is London’s largest annual open-air Contemporary Arts Fair and takes place along the railings of Josephine Avenue, London SW2, during the weekend of Saturday 14th July and Sunday 15th July from 10am to 6pm. Free entry. Artists will be exhibiting an amazing selection of work along the length of [...]

Art spills onto the street of Brixton at London’s largest annual open-air exhibition2019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

Headliners announced for Wimbledon BookFest 2018


4-14 October 2018 Wimbledon BookFest is delighted to announce that its headliners for the 2018 festival, running from 4-14 October, include Graham Norton, Pat Barker, Patrick Gale, Lionel Shriver, Yotam Ottolenghi, Mary Robinson and Adam Kay. The children’s programme is headlined by Sophie Kinsella and Francesca Simon, bestselling author of the Horrid [...]

Headliners announced for Wimbledon BookFest 20182019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

May 2018

Discover Something New at the MGSO4 Epsom & Ewell Arts Festival


2 -8 July 2018 at venues all of Epsom & Ewell One hot, dry, summer’s day in 1618, a farmer called Henry Wicker was the first person to taste magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) in the mineral water bubbling up from his field. With this discovery of ‘Epsom Salts,’ Epsom became England’s first spa [...]

Discover Something New at the MGSO4 Epsom & Ewell Arts Festival2019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

Guys and Dolls JR


Stage Experience: In Conversation with Coordinator Emily Davies   What is Stage Experience at New Wimbledon Theatre? Stage Experience gives young people aged 11-18 the chance to find out what life is like as a professional musical theatre performer. Over the course of the two week rehearsal period the cast work with a professional director, [...]

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Interview with Bronte Barbe – ‘Carole King’   What are you most enjoying about playing Carole King in the UK tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical? The songs! The music is amazing; it’s just the best. I haven’t played a part like this in my career so far. I also love how everyone in [...]


The changing face of Streatham


There was a time a long while ago when Streatham was known as the West End of South London. It was just after the First World War, and the area between Streatham Hill and Streatham Common was abuzz with cinemas, music halls and leisure venues drawing people from all over London. That was almost 100 [...]

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April 2018

Uncork Australia


Food and Culture Awards Headline Sponsors Flight Centre takes us on a tour of the best wine regions Down Under   Australian wine brands are now household names and with over 60 wine-producing regions in Australia, you’re bound to have the chance to visit one on your trip. Here are five of the best-known regions [...]

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Merton wins London Borough of Culture funding


Merton is one of the six London boroughs to secure a share of a pot of £850,000 for landmark cultural projects, following its entry into the London Borough of Culture competition. While Merton didn’t win the overall London Borough of Culture title for 2019 or 2020, this successful bid for funding focuses on bringing film to [...]

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Literary Limelight


The Barnes Children’s Literary Festival is back this month with heaps of new workshops, authors and shows. Steph Siegle gets the lowdown from festival founder and director Amanda Brettargh.   Hugless Dougless 12 & 13 May 2018 The festival is in its fourth year and is London’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival – [...]

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Festival Fever


As the Wandsworth Arts Fringe opens for its ninth year, Steph Siegle finds out what visitors can expect from the 2018 festival   A play in a prison; cutting-edge contemporary circus; an opera co-written by artificial intelligence... once again, Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) has curated a programme of unique performance art for the residents of, [...]

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