Three Way is a collection of three monologues, two from the point of view of a bisexual man, David and Guy, and one from Clara, the daughter of a bisexual father. Collectively these monologues explore topics of identity, regret, shame and love across a spectrum of life experience… Read More Theatre | Three Way is an incredible thought-provoking new play exploring the emotional impact of the bisexual experience
How to live a Jellicle Life… is a one man comedic parody that celebrates one of the biggest cinematic flops of recent years. It combines a passion for the film and a critical eye of the movie’s theatrical highs and lows that is reminiscent of a cross between an academic analysis of b-movie flop and a giggle-inducing camp stand up show.… Read More Get your claws in to a little theatre this summer with a truly jellicle one-man comedy extravaganza
Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors, a celebration of Black British academics will be brought to the public in a unique free outdoor exhibition.
Commissioned and curated by Dr Nicola Rollock, and photographed by Bill Knight, it features portraits of 45 professors across a broad range of subjects including law, medicine, creative writing and sociology. The exhibition runs from 10 October – 8 November 2020, timed to coincide with Black History Month, and is presented along the Southbank Centre’s very popular public riverside promenade The Queen’s Walk.
… Read More The Southbank Centre presents an outdoor exhibition celebrating Britain’s Black female professors
In commemoration of Windrush Day, the Museum of London has released, for the first time, a selection of unheard oral histories from its collection. Recorded in 2018 as part of the Conversation Booth project at The Arrival event in City Hall, the Windrush Conversations tell each individual’s unique story of arrival in London and their… Read More Unheard oral histories are released by the Museum of London to mark Windrush Day
*Warning: There are spoilers in this one. Sorry but I just couldn’t help gushing about it* As soon as I heard about Hamnet I wanted to read it. As someone who has loved Shakespeare’s plays since childhood just hearing that I could read a story written about the writer and his son sparked my excitement.… Read More Reading the shortlist of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Everyone loves a rebel. Someone who stands up for what they believe in even if they might be afraid of what the consequences might be. In children’s literature they are often the moral compass of the tale. They are the character standing up for what is right. It is these characters that are at the… Read More Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels – An exhibition at The British Library showcasing some of children literature’s most loved rebels
I get asked all the time ‘Where can I get real English fish and chips in London?’ and that is a really difficult question to answer. The truth is, if you want real English fish and chips you have to go to the coast where the fish arrives fresh and traditional recipes are followed. If… Read More National Pie Day