Marketing the Arts
Where; Across the Southbank Centre & Royal Festival Hall When; 20th – 30th May Various Times. Info; ALCHEMY Festival is just around the corner and this year is set to be the very best in music, comedy, performance, literature and fashion from the UK and South Asia. The last 10 days in May will see [...]
Westminster Cathedral Choir – Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance
Where; Westminster Cathedral When; 25th May – 7:30pm Info; The fantastic Westminster Cathedral Choir is back again to celebrate the Treasures of Spanish Renaissance, presenting a true delight in classical choral performances. Arguably, one of the finest practicing choruses in London today. Do not miss this magical evenings entertainment. Westminster Cathedral Choir -Treasures of the [...]
Human Animals
Where; Royal Court Theatre When;  18th May – 18th June Info; “People can get used to terrible things. Very quickly. If they have to. It doesn’t take much for things to start to fall apart” The story of a contemporary city. The mice, the pigeons, the foxes, the Vermin? As well as all the people. [...]
Where; Olympia When; 20th – 22nd May 11:00am – 7:00pm Info; ART16 showcases some of the best in contemporary art offerings for you to feast your eyes upon this summer! In the monumental Olympia, this all-encompassing exhibition of cross disciplinary, modern and contemporary art will show you the hottest new talent on the scene as [...]
Family Fun Day: Imaginative Inventions
Where; Royal Institution When; 15th May 11:00am – 4:00pm Info; From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, inventions have shaped the way society has grown and the world has progressed… Open up your children’s hearts and minds to the possibility of great invention. Hear from Adam Hart-Davis, get hands-on, see demos, and explore the [...]
Snow White
Where; The Albany When; 15th May – 1 & 3pm Info; We all know the story of Snow White, but this May the Albany with the help of their breath-taking, new, and critically acclaimed, theatre group reimagine this traditional tale into an exciting, never before seen, family friendly play, and your invited! Snow White
The Invisible Hand
Where; Tricycle Theatre When; 12th May – 2nd July Info; Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar’s intense political thriller lays bare the raw, unfettered power of global finance in this fast-moving, contemporary play.  It delivers with such grit and controversy that promises to keep you on the edge of your seats… Do not miss this epic! The [...]
The Ugly Animal Roadshow
Where; Royal Institution When; 11th May -7:00pm Info; This May help the Royal Institution celebrate and explore the incredible biology of the animal kingdom’s most monstrous and mischievous. Take a look at some of the big questions… What adaptations make animals amazing?  How did such creatures evolve in the first place? Featuring videos, demos and audience [...]
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Winds of Change
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Winds of Change Where: St John’s Smith Square When: 7th May – 7:00pm Info: Exciting new contemporary classical compositions sandwiched between Mozart’s masterpieces… What more could you ask for from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment? Join them at St John’s Smith Square for this unforgettable [...]
Wellcome Collection – Display Late
Where; Wellcome Collection When; 6th May 7:00 – 11:00pm Info; Join the Wellcome for an intimate evening of dance and sound to explore what it means to display and to be on display. With interactive workshops, talks, lectures, exhibitions, performances and so much more! This is a drop in session but is likely to be [...]
Southbank Centre – Literary Death Match
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 26th April – 7:30pm Info; A night of smarts, laughs and absurdity, the Writers Wrangle promises to be a night of electric writing.  You have the chance to hear four of the very best in the literary game, as they battle against each other to read the very best they [...]
The Chairs
Where; Stratford Circus When; 28th & 29th April Info; Ingenious. Abstract. Absurd. The Chairs is a ground-breaking and avant-garde theatre production that centres on the lives of an elderly couple who are frantically preparing chairs to welcome a procession of invisible guests to their isolated home.  This is an uncertain space where anarchy, ageing and [...]
The House of in Between
Where; Theatre Royal Stratford East When; 8th – 30th April Info; What if the thing you most wanted meant giving up everything you are? An unforgettable story about lies, love and life. Stratford East open their doors into an eclectic, fresh play, set in contemporary India.  This cultural show stopper promises to both warm your [...]
The Invisible Night Sky
Where; Royal Institution When; 14th April – 6:00pm Info; Do you have questions about the universe; do you wonder what is really out there?  If so, then come on down to this all-inclusive family event at the Royal Institution.  Gazing at the night sky with our eyes or telescopes reveals twinkling stars and far away [...]
Southbank Centre – Urban 2016
Where; Southbank Centre When; Now Open – Until 10th April Info; This is your one stop shop to everything you need to know about Urban living in London today. ‘Find out how city environments inspire people to become athletes and artists at Urban.  All the family can come and explore Southbank Centre’s own concrete playground.’ [...]
Les Blancs @ National Theatre – Reviews
Powerfully staged, this thoughtful production of ‘Les Blancs’ at the National Theatre explores a painful and contested subject. The sharply written dialogue between characters brings to life ongoing debates on the impact and historicisation of colonialism. A strong cast and exceptional lead performance by Danny Sapani as Tshembe. by Pippa Koszerek   ‘Les Blancs’ performed [...]
Shakespeare on Film BBC Concert Orchestra
  Where: Royal Festival Hall – Southbank Centre When: 4th April – 7.30pm Info: A brilliant evening’s entertainment at the Royal Festival Hall. You are invited down for a concert jam packed with humour, magic, tragedy and love. A night that charts the emotional world of Shakespeare through music from feature films, including; Much to [...]
Unicorn Theatre – Greek Season
Where: Unicorn Theatre When: Now showing – until 10th April Info: The Unicorn present Greek Season, a remarkable season of unique and beautiful theatre for the whole family. These tailor made productions turn timeless Greek mythology into captivating, reinvented and extraordinary productions that speak of timeless and powerful tales. Greek Season is made up of [...]
Last chance to see… Alec Soth – Fallen Leaves
Where: Science Museum When: Must end – 28th March Info: This awe inspiring collection of projects by Alec Soth has been a true highlight of the Science Museum’s creative calendar. This beautiful collection of images allows you an insight not only into the magic moment he is able to capture but also his thought process [...]
The Man in the Woman’s Shoes
Where: Tricycle Theatre When: 4th- 23rd April Info: A fantastic new play at the Tricycle Theatre… Pope John Paul I is not long dead, autumn is closing in and Pat Farnon has ‘some business’ to do in town. Set in Ireland in October 1978, The Man In The Woman’s Shoes follows the life of Pat Farnon as [...]