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Collective Cinema gives you the opportunity to see films in a different environment. St Margaret’s Church, Blackheath aims to bring local residents together to enjoy films in a ’unique venue’. This pop up cinema,which runs weekly on Fridays or Saturdays until the end of March, provides a range of different films catering to a variety of audiences. Collective Cinema also showcases live music with drinks and snacks. Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children. Early booking is recommended.

Pop up cinema in Blackheath. Pic: Collective Cinema website.



A pioneer figure of the Women’s Art movement in 1970’s Britain is having her work showcased this week. Alexis Hunter (1948 – 2014) worked across painting and photography, focusing on the violence within capitalism’s abuse of gender stereotypes and sexuality. Sexual Warfare, based in Goldsmiths CCA,is a grid of photographs and text, with her hands showing different ways of killing a male partner. Her artwork in the 1970s was designed to spread feminist messages to the public, rather than just people interested in art. 4Life represents the stages of life, from birth to death, and ‘the bit in the middle’. GLUE is a film that delivers a comic insight into our broken individuality by using confessional monologues and dialogues. The exhibition is open until Sunday February 4.

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CCA exhibition. Pic: Cheolan Jeong.



Holocaust Memorial day takes place this Sunday January 27 at the Broadway Theatre, Catford. Local school children will perform drama, dance, poetry and speeches related to this year’s theme ‘Torn from home’. The Chair of the Holocaust Committee, Mayoress of Lewisham and a recently arrived refugee will share their experiences with audiences. Mayor of Lewisham Damien Egan will also give a short speech. The event takes place starts at 3pm, with refreshments available afterwards from about 4.45pm. All are welcome to attend for free but must book a ticket beforehand.

Remembering the Holocaust. Pic: Pexels.

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