Marketing the Arts
Pierre- Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich
Where; St John’s Smith Square When; 24th Jan, 7.30pm (International Piano Series) Info; This is your chance to hear the stunning Stefanovich and Aimard perform deeply reflective music written for two pianos. This unmissable concert intertwines music, allowing you a meditative and emotional evening’s entertainment. This concert takes place as part of; The Search for the [...]
Closer: The Devil’s Violin & Burns Night Ceilidh
Where; Wilton’s Music Hall 24th Jan, 7.30pm When; Graces Alley 25th Jan, 7.30pm Info; What better way to start the year than with two nights of sensational violin? Wash the winter blues away with City of London Sinfonia. You are invited to dance with the Devil, from the world of Scots fiddling to the Appalachian [...]
Dewey Dell – Marzo
Where; Barbican When; 24th – 28th Jan Info; An impact crater on a distant planet: the scene of ancient hostilities. This is the eerie setting for a manga-influenced, comic strip drama where battle is stylised and almost ritualistic… Yet there is love. This unconventional piece straddles physical theatre and contemporary dance. Marzo has been developed with an [...]
Where; Barbican (Dance) When; 15th & 29th Jan Info; The next instalment from Barbican Dance is an exploration, as well as platform for emerging and young contemporary dancers. Bringing together the next generation of UK hip-hop theatre & dance pioneers to demonstrate a new breed of innovation within dance and choreography. NeXT
Nordic Matters (Opening Weekend)
Where; Royal festival Hall & Foyer Spaces When; 13th & 14th Jan (Festival continues throughout 2017) Info; Join the Southbank centre as they begin their Nordic year. The fantastic opening weekend is jam packed full with all kind of Nordical business and fun stuff for you and your whole family to enjoy. Featuring folk music, [...]
Blak Whyte Gray
Where; Barbican Dance – Boy Blue Entertainment When; 12th – 21st Jan Blak Whyte Gray is an emotional yet uncompromisingly energetic piece of choreography. This stunning modern dance piece is a fusion of hip hop and contemporary styles, allowing the Barbican to celebrate the New Year with new work and a new adventurous style. Blak [...]
Brave New World
Where; Royal Institution When; 20th January, 6.00pm Prepare to be amazed… Info; In the next through provoking lecture from the Royal Institution, they will be talking all about Earth. It is our home, but is it particularly special? In the past 20 years, more than 3000 other planets have been found in distant solar systems, [...]
Letters, laughing gas and the lamp: Humphry Davy, 1778–1829
Where; The Royal Institution When; 10th Jan, 7.00pm Info; The Royal Institution are kicking off the New Year with a fantastic series of lectures, of which their first instalment is all about the L’s… Starting with letters, which can reveal far more than is intended. In this fascinating new talk, Sharon Ruston will discuss a [...]
TS Eliot Prize readings
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; 15th Jan, 7.00pm Info; A literary calendar highlight… And you’re invited!  Hear the poets shortlisted for one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards.  The day begins with a Prize preview from the Poetry School, the perfect warm up for the Prize readings themselves, with the main event kicking off [...]
Making Nature – How we see Animals
Where; Wellcome Collection When; 1st Dec – 21st May No matter how you see nature now, you’ll never see it the same way again. Info; This exhibition is an exploration into our relationship with nature, looking at the way we think, feel and value different species. This exhibition will bring together over 100 objects from [...]
Million Dollar Quartet
Where; Royal Festival Hall When; Now on – Until 2nd Jan ‘A feelgood musical with a soundtrack to die for’ – The independent Info; Come on down and get your toes tapping to this ultimate winter warmer concert. Featuring songs by Elvis, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, this extraordinary musical treat is inspired by [...]
New Year’s Eve Ball: Last Dance with Dippy
Where; Natural History Museum When; 31st Dec, 8.00pm Info; This is set to be the most spectacular New Year’s eve event in London. It’s time to don those frocks and frills and get fabulous inside the museum as we wave goodbye to Dippy. Celebrate the departure of one of the most iconic skeletons in the [...]
Where; Lyric Hammersmith When; Now showing – 7th Jan What would you do with three wishes? Info; Hold on tight, Aladdin is saddling up on his magic carpet and he is bringing you and your whole family along for the ride. This mystical panto is a perfect day out for you and your little ones. [...]
Bring Along Baby
Where; Barbican (Parents and Baby screenings) When; Ongoing – Every Monday Morning Info; Because it’s never too early to watch great films! Every Monday the Barbican are now hosting special Bring Along Baby screenings, meaning you and your little one(s) can sit back and enjoy the very best in cinema. With the latest screenings now [...]
The Winter Festival
Where; Southbank Centre When; Now Open – 25th Jan Info; Enjoy festive fun with the Southbank Centre… Whether its piping hot mulled wine, searching the river front for Gonks or a relaxing stroll through the winter forest you fancy, there is something for everyone on the Southbank this winter.  Go an join them for a [...]
Father Christmas
Where; Lyric Hammersmith When; Now showing – 24th Dec ★★★★★ ‘Magnificent’ The Observer Info; It is that time of year again, and what better way to enjoy winter with all the family than to settle in and watch the always brilliant Raymond Briggs Father Christmas. Join him as he gets ready for his busiest day [...]
City of London Sinfonia; FOLK TUNES – TALL TALES
AN ENGLISH FOLK CHRISTMAS – BY CANDLELIGHT Where; St John’s Smith Square When; 20th Dec, 7:30pm Info; Just before Christmas there is time to squeeze in one more folk night with the City of London Sinfonia, so celebrate a traditional folk Christmas, with new songs as well as classics you can all join in with. [...]
Breaking the Ice
Where; Stratford Circus When; 19th – 24th Dec Info; This heart-warming story is the perfect way to leave you and your whole family with that fuzzy feeling. Follow a tale of two unlikely friends and be part of Team Polar Bear or Team Husky as the animals learn to play together. After the performance it’s [...]
China Changing
Where; Southbank Centre When; 16th Dec, All day event Info; Join the Southbank Centre’s new international festival China Changing. This all-day event showcases contemporary China and its creative influence through cutting edge art and culture. Get a taste for a fusion of contemporary and traditional music, film, dance, comedy, performance and literature. China Changing
Where; Somerset House When; Now until 15th Jan Info; London’s most glamourous ice rink is back… What are you waiting for? Get yourself down to Somerset House and celebrate in style this winter. With a stunning display of day time and family friendly activates, as well as some of the best DJ performances in spectacular [...]