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Fleetwood Mac and Eric Clapton venue to be restored

Fleetwood Mac and Eric Clapton venue to be restored

A semi-derelict Catford pub is to be turned into a flourishing community venue thanks to a multi-million pound grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Phoenix Community Housing announced today that it has been awarded £3.8million to develop new facilities at The Fellowship Inn in Bellingham.   We’re thrilled to announce…

Hoke’s Bluff: unravelling the “classic underdog story”

Hoke’s Bluff: unravelling the “classic underdog story”

  Review: Jazmin Koposhta on Hoke’s Bluff, Shoreditch Town Hall, Old Street. A whistle-happy referee, a fervent, furry mascot and a smitten jock-cheerleader power couple. Welcome to Hoke’s Bluff, instantly recognisable as the setting of every high school movie that has determined our understanding of the American dream. Theatre company…

Sherlock composer producing unique arts event

Sherlock composer producing unique arts event

Michael Price, award-winning composer of Sherlock and Hot Fuzz, is this year serving as co-producer at Allsorts: an arts-based programme tailored for adults with learning disabilities, now in its third year. Allsorts was dreamt up by Heart n Soul, an award-winning creative arts company that provides people with learning disabilities…

Geffrye Museum celebrates 400 years of Christmas

Geffrye Museum celebrates 400 years of Christmas

Illuminated reindeers in the garden, Father Christmas themed pub-crawls, last-minute present shopping on Amazon – we all have our personal traditions over the festive season. However, the Geffrye Museum will take visitors on a trip back in time this winter to see what Christmas has been like in English middle-class…

Acclaimed graphic novel to launch in Dalston

Acclaimed graphic novel to launch in Dalston

In a small fishing village a mysterious wanderer takes refuge from a storm in a local tavern. There he tells a series of tales and draws his audience into a fantastical world of mermaids, monsters and strangers from the sea. “Tales from the Deep”, a graphic novel anthology which will…

Intimate performance of Sarah Kane’s “4:48 Psychosis”

Intimate performance of Sarah Kane’s “4:48 Psychosis”

Grace Smith’s production of Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis” at the Lewisham Fringe Festival took its audience on an emotional rollercoaster as it chronicled a woman’s depression and contemplations of suicide. The play’s title stems from the time, 4:48am, when the depressed Kane would often wake. The subject is particularly challenging…

Emerging artists given chance of 2015 residencies

Emerging artists given chance of 2015 residencies

A Bethnal Green film and photography company has announced the return of its 2015 residency programme London-based artists. Applications are now open for the second round of the FATHOM programme by Four Corners, a gallery that describes itself as “London’s centre for film and photography”. It will include work-in-progress events…

Ali Smith’s “How to be Both” secures Goldsmiths Prize

Ali Smith’s “How to be Both” secures Goldsmiths Prize

Ali Smith has been awarded the Goldsmiths Prize for original fiction for her latest novel How to be Both. Smith was awarded £10,000 prize money for her work, which was placed on a shortlist of six books in October. How to be Both was published in two versions, each switching…

Croydon film company shoots short film “Home”

Croydon film company shoots short film “Home”

Matthew Morgan is already making his name as an actor both on stage and on screen. Having turned his hand to writing and directing, he is looking forward to the production of his second short film “Home”. Spiralhouse Pictures is the film production company that Morgan, 20, from Croydon, founded as…

Russell Brand opens charity mosaics in Hackney Downs

Russell Brand opens charity mosaics in Hackney Downs

Comedian Russell Brand revealed how community spirit can transform urban spaces when he unveiled the result of nine month’s hard work by a local charity in Hackney Downs yesterday. A “curious structure” in Hackney Park was transformed into an impressive piece of artwork by The Hackney Mosaic Project, a scheme…

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