Open Garden Squares Weekend 2013 In London – Only A Month Away

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Every year London hosts the Open Garden Squares Weekend – an opportunity for people to celebrate our fantastically green capital and to be introduced to local green spaces that they probably never use! In 2013 it takes place over the weekend of the 8 and 9 June. The aim of the Open Garden Squares Weekend […]

Beethoven’s Choral Symphony At St Paul’s Cathedral – In Aid Of The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

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On 23 May a special performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will take place at St Paul’s Cathedral, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Each year the Lord Mayor of London undertakes a charitable appeal to raise money during his year in office, and this year the theme is The City In Society, reflecting ‘the […]

Dash Cafe @ Rich Mix This Wednesday – The Soviet Union Beckons

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Following on from its Arabic series last year, Dash Arts’ Dash Café returns to Rich Mix this Wednesday, 3 March, with an evening of discussion and entertainment focused on the former Soviet Union. Celebrating the launch of The Last Man In Russia, Oliver Bullough’s new non-fiction work, the evening will feature a conversation between the author and […]

Sustrans’ Pocket Places Initiative Launches In Peckham Today

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As you’ll know there’s growing concern about the future of the UK’s High Streets – the Government’s answer is the Portas Pilots which are looking to revitalise shopping areas across the country (we’ve covered the sterling efforts of SEE3, the Portas Pilot in South East London, in the recent past). The Government-backed initiative isn’t the only one […]

Open The Gate Launches Its Pen & Paper Campaign @RichMix On Sunday 31 March

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On Sunday 31 March Open The Gate, the London cultural organisation that works to promote a positive and contemporary image of African arts and culture, will be hosting a full day of events at RichMix in Shoreditch as part of the launch of their Pen and Paper Campaign. During the afternoon there will be an […]

Street Artist Stik Turns Big Issue Vendors Into Art Dealers…

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In support of the Big Issue, East End street artist Stik is turning the magazine’s vendors into art dealers this week. If you pick up the 11 March edition you might be lucky enough to find one of four prints that he has created between the covers, some of which have been signed by the […]

iCity Hosts Public Exhibitions On The Future Of The Olympic Park’s Press & Broadcast Centres

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Starting this Friday, 15 March, iCity, the consortium which is the preferred bidder for the London 2012 Press and Broadcast Centres in Hackney Wick, is going to be hosting four days of exhibitions and seeking the views of local people on their plans to develop a ‘digital hub’ at the site in advance of their […]

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