Arts & Music

Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet at The Barbican

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH AS HAMLET AT THE BARBICAN

The Barbican has released the first images of its production of Hamlet, directed by Lyndsey Turner’s and starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Fans of the Sherlock actor may be disappointed that Cumberbatch doesn’t appear in the posters, but instead a powerful image of children dressed up as characters of the play, which adds […]

Seven Dials hosts a free outdoor festival of culture on 16 August

SEVEN DIALS’ FREE SUMMER FESTIVAL

Seven Dials hosts a free one-day festival of culture on Saturday 16 August with an impressive line-up of outdoor theatre, dance, comedy and music

In August 2014 Timothy Gatenby will exhibit oil paintings at the Oil&Water Gallery (Old York Road) as part of the ' Emerging Artists' exhibition. He lives and works in Wandsworth, where he regularly ventures to the common for landscape painting and inspiration.

WANDSWORTH INSPIRES EMERGING ARTIST

Timothy Gatenby from Wandsworth receives recognition in the art world as part of the ‘Emerging Artists’ exhibition on Old York Road In August 2014 Timothy Gatenby will exhibit oil paintings at the Oil & Water Gallery (Old York Road) as part of the ‘Emerging Artists’ exhibition. He lives and works in Wandsworth, where he regularly […]

Sex Pistols Glen Matlock to play in Chelsea

SEVENTIES ROCK ICONS IN CHELSEA GIG

Former members of the Sex Pistols, David Bowie’s band and Stray Cats are coming together on 15th August at Chelsea’s Under the Bridge for an exclusive gig On 15th August, Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Earl Slick (Bowie) and Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) will be playing at Under the Bridge, Chelsea FC’s nightclub. Slim Jim […]

BBC Proms 2014 is on now

PETROC TRELAWNY ON THE BBC PROMS

Broadcaster Petroc Trewlawny, a BBC Radio 3 Presenter, discusses his love for classical music, his 2014 Prom highlights and what it’s like working with co-presenter Katie Derham. Words by Alexander Larman I’ve interviewed a few people involved in various roles in the BBC, and there is a clear correlation between them. All of them, so far, have […]

Parts of Muppets Most Wanted were filmed at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

SOUTH EAST LONDON ON SCREEN

As Picturehouse Cinema unveils plans for two new cinemas in the area, we take a look at Hollywood’s insatiable thirst for south London

New photographers exhibit at Kensington & Chelsea College

DISCOVER NEW PHOTOGRAPHY TALENT

An exciting new exhibition showcasing a range of images from some of London’s up and coming photographers opened in Kensington and Chelsea College this week  ‘Hidden Rivers’ is free to attend, and is the debut exhibition of a group of talented photographers who honed their technical skills and creativity on Kensington and Chelsea College’s BTEC […]

Marina Abramović’s show at the Serpentine reaches its halfway point

256 HOURS OF MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ

Today performance artist Marina Abramovic reaches the halfway point in her Serpentine Gallery Show 512 hours. To mark the occasion, the Serpentine, in collaboration with The Space, will release a short series of diaries with some of the gallery’s visitors so far At 6pm today, Marina Abramovic will meet the 256th hour of her experimental art […]

Chiswick House and Gardens

OUTDOOR EVENTS AT CHISWICK HOUSE

Get ready to make the best of the great outdoors this summer at some fantastic open-air events at Chiswick House & Gardens  Open Air Opera The Barber of Seville – Wednesday 2 July Cosi Fan Tutte – Thursday 3rd July Focus Opera will treat audiences to two evenings of spectacular opera in the beautiful gardens […]

Picturehouse Cinemas has announced two new London additions – East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café and Crouch End Picturehouse

NEW CINEMAS FOR EAST DULWICH & CROUCH END

Picturehouse Cinemas has announced two new London additions to their circuit of cinemas – East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café, scheduled to open at the end of 2014, and Crouch End Picturehouse, expected in 2015

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