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Abigail, at the Bunker Theatre (review)

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It felt fitting for me to be reviewing a play which closes the inaugural season of the newest off-West End theatre in town. The Bunker Theatre has been converted into a theatre in just the […]

The Year of the Rooster

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Kung Hei Fat Choy! May you prosper this Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is a huge festival among Chinese communities in London and across the world. The date falls on the first day of the […]

Dulwich Music Festival 2017

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The popular Dulwich Music Festival is returning with a big bang in 2017! The festival is a fantastic opportunity for pianists, musicians (and their biggest fans) to gather together for performance, feedback and fun – […]

Artist, Soul’D feeling the SE vibe

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Soul’D has been a stencil graffiti artist since 2000, based in Peckham. Incorporating techniques such as typography, photography and screen printing, Soul’D creates beautiful, playful, and often profound artwork over a remarkably broad range of […]

Friends In View magazine wins another first prize

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It is now the fourth time that In View gets a first prize from the British Association of Friends of Museums – BafM, This time, though, it shared its first prize with London Transport Museum and […]

Artistic Preference

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I prefer the Puritan merchants of Protestant art, the businessmen of bourse, wool house and guild, to madonnas, or scenery with milkmaids, can’t enjoy populated countryside, want fields and beaches empty, though like a crowd […]

What could you read next?

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Stuck for something to read this month? These are the books that I have read, loved and can recommend to you. Little Deaths by Emma Flint  Little Deaths is brilliant, everything a reader wants from a […]

Enter the Goat

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It wasn’t there when a plain hut in pale wash featured a ghost dog and a leafless tree. But when the sheepfold with its wheel inside appeared, tree sprouting leaves at last, with cows and […]

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