Marketing the Arts
The Science of Stress
Where; Royal Institution When; 26th Oct, 7.00pm Info; What effect does stress have on our overall health? What goes on in our bodies and minds to cause stress? The Royal Institution is asking the important questions this October about how stress can affect our memory, mood and thinking. Be part of the conversation… The Science [...]
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project
When; Now Shwoing until – 28th Oct Where; Barbican Centre & Milton Court Info; Semyon Bychkov explores the music of Tchaikovsky; guiding you through every facet of his ravishing soundscape, from rarely heard or performed works to show stopping masterpieces. This is an impassioned biographical series of symphonies, shining new light on a timeless composer. [...]
WHY? What’s Happening for the Young?
Where; Southbak Centre When; Now Showing – 23rd Oct Info; Get ready for the Southbank Centre’s lively festival celebrating the rights of children and young people. Returning for a third time this autumn to consider how under-18s can understand and use their rights to influence the world around them. Through performances, workshops, talks and debates, [...]
Inter_rupted – Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company
Where; Barbican When; Now showing- 22nd Oct Info; This is the ultimate infusion of classic and ancient dance practice, combined with 21st century sound, rhythm, and light. A high-octane creation, showing you how seven dancers perform a startlingly rich and intricate piece, exploring the human bodies fragility… ‘layered [with] craftsmanship and complex visual aesthetics [it’s] [...]
Where; St John’s Smith Square When; 22nd Oct, 7.30pm Info; CONNECT creates a dynamic new relationship between composer, ensemble and audience. This is the ultimate evening of public participation, giving audiences the opportunity to become part of the sound world both on stage and from their seats… so join London Sinfonietta in their ground breaking [...]
Hege Haagenrud -Use My Body While It’s Still Young
Where; The Place When; 19th & 20th Oct, 8.00pm Info; Possibly one of the most poignant performances you will see this year, Use My Body While It’s Still Young defies convention… In an age obsessed with the worship of youth, and beauty defined through youth, where does that leave those who are no longer young? [...]
Affordable Art Fair – Battersea
Where; Battersea Park When; 20th – 23rd Oct Info; The always brilliant Affordable Art Fair is back, providing a fun and accessible platform for all to own art. So join us in Battersea for their autumn opening, with a huge selection of practices, this is your all-inclusive stop for the very best in classical and [...]
Orchestra of the World – L’Orchestre du Monde
Where; Cadogan Hall When; 18th Oct, 7.30pm Info; Orchestra of the World is a unique ensemble which brings together leading world class virtuoso musicians to promote and support humanitarian causes across the globe. With £5 from each ticket going to the Gurkah Wellfair trust, you not only get to enjoy a fantastic evening concert, but [...]
BBC Symphony Orchestra – Robin Hood
Where; Barbican Hall When; 14th Oct- 7.00pm Info; The BBC Symphony Orchestra breathe new life and vibrancy to this silent classic. Composer Neil Brand, who created magnificent scores to so many classic silent movies, now gives this version of Robin Hood in a brand-new 21st-century style. Promising to be a major cinematic event of the [...]
Flamenco Express
Where; St Ethelburgas When; 14th Oct, 8:00pm Info; Flamenco Express are back with their glorious 20th anniversary tour and boy are they making a splash, so join them for an ‘utterly riveting’ evening where they will show you everything you need to know about the Flamenco.  Sit back and enjoy their firecrackers steps, executed with [...]
Shopping & F***king
Where; Lyric Hammersmith When; 7th Oct – 5th Nov Info; The Lyric’s main house will be transformed as this bold reworking of a piece that premiered 20 years ago, plays with its audience once again.  With part of the audience seated on the stage, an intimate experience is created within the Victorian auditorium. With a [...]
Jason and the Argonauts
Where; Unicorn Theatre When; Now Showing – Until 21st Oct Info; The gods like to play games and they have Jason in their sights… The Unicorn present another fantastic, family fun show this October and your invited! To become King he must prove himself in the ultimate challenge and find the Golden Fleece. Jason’s not a [...]
London Literature Festival – Living in Future Times
Where; Southbank Centre When; Now Showing – 16th Oct Info; Experience what it feels like to travel in the ultimate time machine: the authors imagination…. This year the Southbank Centre are celebrating the power of literature to transport us to the world yet to come. With a range of family events, poetry readings, talks, workshops [...]
Fagin’s Twist
Where; The Place When; 28th Sept- 15th Oct A tale you think you know unravels and explodes… Info; An untold story of a notorious villain. Reimagining the years of Fagin’s youth explored through one of contemporary arts most emotive mediums. Picking apart a tale of greed, ambition and poverty. This unconventional story flips your expectations [...]
No’s Knife
Where; The Old Vic When; 29th Sept – 15th Oct ‘Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it’s me?’ Info; A lone figure. A voice searching in the dark for who it is [...]
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour
Where; National Theatre When; Now open – 1st Oct Info; A musical play about losing your virginity and finding yourself. This funny and fresh show depicts the tales of teenage-hood from lust to love, life to death all over the space of just one day. Six girls are tangled in the traumas of everyday life [...]
London Philharmonic Orchestra – Romantic Symphony
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 28th Sept, 7:30pm Info; Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony is paired with Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto. Described as ‘amongst the most magical beginnings in all music.’ The London Philharmonic Orchestra invite you to join them in an unforgettable evenings entertainment.  So sit back and enjoy a noble counterpart to Beethoven’s brilliant First [...]
Royal Academy – GalleriesNow Mayfair & St James’s Gallery map
Where; Mayfair & St James’s Gallery map When; Out Now THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS LAUNCHES THE MAYFAIR AND ST. JAMES’S MAP Info; A complimentary map highlighting the area of Mayfair and St. James’s, one of the oldest and most important arts quarters in the world. From Pall Mall and Piccadilly to the north of [...]
Things I Know To Be True
Where; Lyric Hammersmith When; 10th Sept – 1st Oct ‘Tender, physical and deeply relatable’ – Guardian |Info; A funny and bold production, depicting the life of a family through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parent’s expectations. This tale of love, truth and consciousness is both beautifully touching, complex [...]
Attached – Magmanus
Where; Stratford Circus When; 22nd – 24th Sept, 7:45pm Touring the UK for the first time Attached is a fast-paced, energetic and funny circus performance from Swedish company Magmanus. Info; As this impressively skilful duo exhibit their acrobatic agility, it quickly becomes clear that they are hopelessly connected. When one falls, the other one flies. [...]