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Radio producers reinvent tales of Sherlock Holmes for the iPad era

Radio producers reinvent tales of Sherlock Holmes for the iPad era

A collection of Sherlock Holmes radio dramatisations, produced at Goldsmiths College, have been revitalised for the iPad audience.…

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Festive Fayre, held at the Human Rights Centre in Shoreditch this weekend, merged traditional stalls with live entertainment, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarre.…

Review: Brotherhood of the Lake in Croydon

Review: Brotherhood of the Lake in Croydon

You know an underground movement is alive and kicking when a bunch of young bands want to tear a club down to the ground. And they came pretty close to doing that at Scream Lounge in Croydon in a metal melee headlined by the brilliant Brotherhood of the Lake. First…

Review: Swoon at Black Rat Projects, Shoreditch

Review: Swoon at Black Rat Projects, Shoreditch

New York based street artist Caledonia Dance Curry, better known as Swoon, unveiled her new east London exhibition ‘Murmuration’ on Thursday.…

Shoreditch Boxpark combines charity, art and shopping

Shoreditch Boxpark combines charity, art and shopping

The long awaited Boxpark mall began trading on Wednesday 30 next to Shoreditch High Street station. A mass of slick black industrial units over two storeys, BoxPark houses lifestyle brands such as Levi’s and Vans. The second storey is home to an array of eateries, including a ‘froyo’ shop selling…

Review: Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola theatre, Hackney

Review: Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola theatre, Hackney

Performed incorrectly, the story of Goodbye Barcelona could be a somewhat predictable one: boy goes to war, boy meets girl, boy is mentored by world-weary superior. However, director Karen Rabinowitz keeps things fresh by using the less well-trodden subject matter of the Spanish Civil War, of which this year marks…

Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Review: Pop-Up Circus offers arts and audio at Platform cafe

Sound and visuals combine in this rapturous art exhibit, says Tillie Cox.…

Review: How the World Began

Review: How the World Began

There is more to this play than a tired religious debate, writes Sophie Zeldin-O’Neill.…

Exiled artists come to terms with torture

Exiled artists come to terms with torture

An exhibition of art created by refugees who have survived torture has gone on display at Brick Lane.…

Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

The Stephen Lawrence Centre in Lewisham is hosting an exhibition of work by artists with learning and physical disabilities.…