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Weighting for an extraordinary show?

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This May, Southwark invites you to the premiere of Weighting, to watch an incredible FREE circus show showcasing a fantastic fusion of music, dance and aerial acrobatics featuring disabled and non-disabled performers. This unique performance […]

Toast Taj Mahal found in Peckham

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 and it’s a mystery… A model of the Taj Mahal, made out of toast, has been left on a street corner in Peckham. It arrived there, with no explanation, over the weekend, and discovered by Tom […]

An Unlikely Pairing

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Graffiti and… English lessons? I normally wouldn’t peg the two as synonymous, but they both came together in a classroom at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. Bella Szyszkowska, an ESOL teacher at Lewisham […]

Dulwich Park has three new pieces of public sculpture

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Conrad Shawcross unveiled his fantastic musically inspired sculptures on 18 April. The cast-iron artworks replace a sculpture by Barbara Hepworth, which was taken by suspected scrap metal thieves a few years ago. More details about Conrad’s sculpture can […]

A Brixton Market Afternoon

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I stepped outside of the Brixton tube station into an unexpected flurry of people hustling and bustling about. A flower stand greeted me with spring blooms of freesias, tulips, and some of the most beautiful […]

The Concordia Chamber Choir ‘Summer Pudding’

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For our special concert this summer, we’ve whipped up an eclectic programme to suit every taste. The cream on top is the wonderful Fauré Requiem, one of the best-loved pieces in the entire classical repertoire. […]

Three Perpetual Chords – visual music?

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On Saturday 18 April, Conrad Shawcross will visit Dulwich Park for the formal ‘launch’ of his new work Three Perpetual Chords. The artist calls the three sinuous pieces ‘visual descriptions of musical chords’. Regular park […]

Interview with Jo Hatton, Keeper of Natural History at Horniman Museum

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What is your job, and what does it entail? I am the Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens. I take care of our natural history collections – over a quarter of […]

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