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Venus Rising by Ainsley Bennett

ASTOUNDING ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHY

The Royal Observatory Greenwich, in association with BBC Sky at Night Magazine, has welcomed a record-breaking number of entries for its 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition The annual global search for the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos, from vast galaxies millions of light years away to dramatic images of the […]

Ben Nicholson, 1928, Cornwall (courtesy Dulwich Picture Gallery)

FIVE SOUTH LONDON SUMMER ART SHOWS

From Camberwell College of Arts graduates to renowned international sculptors, south London offers up plenty for the art buff to browse this summer

Richmond Theatre

SUMMER SEASON AT RICHMOND THEATRE

Suffering from football fatigue? Swap the pitch for a play at Richmond Theatre this summer

Events at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

SUMMER EVENTS AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY

There are many events to enjoy at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition season, from the glamorous summer ball to a choir performance of Pharrell Williams’ song, Happy. Cortlyn Stovall takes a look… What’s on this June Summer Singing in the Courtyard All are invited to listen to The Royal Academy staff choir perform alongside choirs from […]

Contemporary Dance at Watch This Space

NATIONAL THEATRE TOURS SOUTH LONDON FESTIVALS

  This year the National Theatre’s WATCH THIS SPACE Festival packs its bags and heads out on tour, taking some of the best free outdoor entertainment around south London from 27 June until 27 July Throughout July and August, the festival hub will be at St John’s Church on Waterloo Roundabout, with dancers, musicians, aerialists, […]

LovArts' exhibition now open for artists' submissions

LOVARTS’ EXHIBITION IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Submissions are now open for for LoVArts’ Frieze Week exhibition ‘Infinite London’, to take place in The Vaults under Waterloo Station  LoVArts are offering artists the opportunity to have their work shown in The Vaults, an iconic venue set beneath London’s Waterloo Station as part of its ‘Infinite London’ exhibition. The work on display will […]

The annual sale of ceramics by Pablo Picasso takes place at Christie's

PICASSO CERAMICS ON SALE AT CHRISTIE’S

Unique and rare editioned ceramics by Pablo Picasso will feature as part of a wider sale of the prolific Spanish artist’s pieces at Christie’s on 26 June Impressions in Clay: Pablo Picasso Ceramics follows the huge success of previous online sales at the famous auction house in which items were sold entirely by lot, with values often […]

Opera Holland Park returns with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

OPERA HOLLAND PARK RETURNS

Opera Holland Park launches its summer season with the return of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Proving opera can be accessible to all ages and attention spans, Alice’s adventures in Wonderland returns to the Yucca Lawn in HollandPark this summer following its triumphant 2013 production. Devised by composer Will Todd, last year’s production of Alice was […]

Nurture of Jupiter, Poussin, by permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery

THE OLD MASTERS: UP CLOSE ONLINE

Dulwich Picture Gallery has launched a new website showcasing its entire collection in high resolution, meaning you can now explore the Old Masters in exquisite detail from the comfort of your iPad More than 650 works, including never before displayed paintings, is available to explore in minute detail for the first time. The new site […]

Chiswick House summer opera

SUMMER OPERA RETURNS TO CHISWICK HOUSE

Following their acclaimed debut last year, London-based Focus Opera will bring two new productions to Chiswick House this July. Watch opera in an informal setting, while picnicking against the backdrop of one of London’s most stunning historic buildings

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