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In Conversation: Memory, Art and the Effects of Lockdown

I think it’s fair to say that this pandemic has taken a toll on most of us, and last week Matt Jukes, Professor Catherine Loveday, and Tabish Khan got involved in an interesting panel discussion to talk about all things memory, art, and the effects of lockdown.  Matt Jukes is a London-based artist, and his …

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Feelscape: The Cool Interactive Art Exhibition You Don’t Want to Miss

Ever wondered what your future looks like? In a brilliant new exhibition based in vibrant Shoreditch, allow Matt Jukes and his innovative Feelscape collection to show you. Yes, really!  This unique experience combines art, Artificial Intelligence and raw human emotion into what promises to be one of London’s coolest exhibitions.  PS: There’s also an exciting …

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Bend it Like Beckham is 20! Attend a Special Screening with Director Gurinder Chadha to Celebrate

If, like me, the Euros have got you feeling football fever this summer, join the Rooftop Film Club to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bend it Like Beckham, with an introduction from an exciting guest. In collaboration with the London Indian Film Festival, join the film’s director Gurinder Chadha on 25th June for a guaranteed …

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The V&A is Hosting a Three-Day Glastonbury Weekender and it Looks Pretty Wonderful

Missing the mud and fun at Worthy Farm? You’re going to love the Victoria & Albert Museum’s upcoming Glastonbury Weekender event. Ditch the wellies – instead take a jaunt to the V&A where the museum is hosting its very own London weekend dedicated to the infamous music festival, with a range of exciting in-person and …

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Time to Discover: The BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque

Do you know about the British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank’s Mediatheque?  Only a select group of Londoners have discovered the joys of this cool little spot, which is hidden inside the shiny glass buildings of the BFI Southbank.  Why Visit the BFI Mediatheque? But what is the BFI Mediatheque exactly? In short, it’s a part …

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Time to Discover: The Fourth Plinth of Trafalgar Square

The Fourth Plinth sits on a corner of Trafalgar Square, not so hidden and in plain sight – but how much do you know about it? Time to delve deeper…  Only a foolish person would ever claim that Trafalgar Square is one of the city’s hidden gems, but although millions of people pass through the …

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Walking The Line: Discovering London’s Art Walk

The Line – London’s first public art trail – meanders a route between Stratford and Greenwich. Sporting 12 striking sculptures along its route, the art walk is a brilliant way to enjoy an ever-changing roster of pieces from well-known names and up-and-coming talent. Here’s what you need to know.  London has never had the same …

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The King’s Cross Light Tunnel: The Story Behind Kings Cross’ Colourful Walkway

Helping you run the gauntlet from King’s Cross and St Pancras stations to Granary Square the King’s Cross Light Tunnel is 90 metres of pure ‘grammable delight.  What’s so special I hear you ask? This cool tunnel features a striking light installation that constantly drifts through the colour spectrum Star Trek style. It first opened …

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Meet Gillie + Marc – The Artists Behind Canary Wharf’s Newest Sculpture

You may not have noticed but Canary Wharf has slowly been transforming itself to a mecca for public art in the city.  Hot on the heels of Camille Walala’s much-talked about bridge for London Mural Festival comes Tandem Lovers, a bronze sculpture steps away from Canary Wharf station.  Created by wife-husband duo Gillie and Marc …

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Trying to Ignore Reality Right Now? These 5 Bizarre Videos About London Will Help

With 2020 getting ready to rear the uglier side of its head (again), it’s totally understandable if you want to escape reality, if only for a couple of minutes.  Let’s face it, sometimes we need to just soothe our frantic brains with something a bit weird, a bit funny and completely inane. Don’t worry, I’ve …

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