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GalleryFilm: Variety, film notes and a wonderful social setting makes for success

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GalleryFilm has been going for several years now and it has achieved what every organiser dreams of; a steady and loyal clientele. Liz Buchanan who leads the team of five film-afficionados states that it is […]

VIDEO: London Past & Present: Schools

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Thanks to Peckham Vision for bringing our attention to this interesting film from 1970 at Peckham Park school about life in late Victorian times (19 min). The film features children from Peckham Park School preparing […]

New punk rock and roll art exhibition at Underdog Art Gallery

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I am currently working with The Bermondsey Joyriders who, following their recent album release and storming festival dates including Fuji Rock in Japan, are now busy curating an exhibition of original art by various punk […]

Oxjam will take over New Cross this October!

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Every October, local people across the country who love their music scene come together to organise Oxjam Takeover Festivals, which raise money for Oxfam to fight global poverty. Oxjam Takeovers are multi-venue music festivals that […]

Diary of a Costa Book Award judge – part one

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I am now well into reading the submissions for the Costa Biography Book of the Year 2015 and what an amazing and wonderful challenge it is proving to be. One on the brilliant benefits of […]

Contemporary Art and Sanetra – Dulwich to Blackheath Village

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A lovely Pop Up Gallery has opened in SE3. JP Art is a nomadic gallery who offers an accessible platform to emerging artists. Their ethos is to find interesting locations to exhibit artwork and to […]

VIDEO: The People’s Piano

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South London’s most famous musical instrument, The People’s Piano , is an inspiring short film about how a well-loved piano in a railway underpass affects an urban community. The piano speaks a language that everybody […]

The Bigger Picture presents ‘The Finest Shakespearean adaptation ever made’ – THRONE OF BLOOD – the Japanese Macbeth

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On Thursday 21 August, to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Bigger Picture Film Club presents what is said to be ‘the finest Shakespearean adaptation ever committed to the screen’. (Guardian). THRONE OF BLOOD […]

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