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Category: Arts

Goats: A Syrian play about the truth

Goats: A Syrian play about the truth

Arts, Entertainment, Theatre
Words: Bella Dawe | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith An unmissable performance for less than £20, Liwaa Yazji presents a different take on Syria using live goats. Gunfire, rumours and propaganda: Liwaa Yazji's 'Goats' is an honest and revealing story about conflict in Syria from a perspective few have considered. Included as part of a project by the Royal Court theatre in Sloane Square, Syrian writer Yazji has truly captured an important take on a war that so many have heard about but have never understood. In the play, the families affected by the conflict are themselves confused as to what is happening – who is fighting, and why? Whilst the propaganda machine churns out messages of national pride and patriotism, some brave citizens start to question what exactly their children are going o
London art week

London art week

Arts, culture, Culture, Exhibition, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
This year Christmas arrived early for all the art lovers living in London. The famous London Art Week is back and ready to take over this week! More than 30 of London’s prestigious art galleries will be hosting this eye-opening event as well as three leading auction houses. The galleries will be open from 10am till 6 pm on weekdays and 11am till 5 pm on the weekends. Many people think London Art Week is for collectors and shoppers only but it is so much more than that. It is an incredible experience for anyone who is interested in art, the industry or just wants to spend a weekend looking at wonderful art works. No matter what you do or who you are, this event will be an uplifting experience that will add something to you. Here is a list of the galleries on where the e
Got £5? Spend it on London’s arts and culture

Got £5? Spend it on London’s arts and culture

Arts, culture, Culture, Lifestyle, Travel
Enjoy the screening of The Florida Project to Basquiat's large-scale artworks from just £5.  The Barbican Centre, 30 minutes on foot from anywhere in Central London, is a melting pot of arts and culture amongst iconic tower blocks. It’s host to a concert hall, a theatre, art galleries and a lending library. There’s three cinemas, a large-scale tropical conservatory, and public spaces which converge with impressive installations. Packed with creative events on a daily basis, young Londoners are spoilt for choice with heavily discounted rates. The Young Barbican scheme offers 14 - 25 year olds (yes, you students) discounted tickets to events within classical and contemporary music, visual arts, theatre and dance and creative learning. The discounts are available within three pric
Alternative events in London this week

Alternative events in London this week

Arts, culture, Featured, Lifestyle
Searching for something quirky to do this week? Look no further. Voice of London has searched from East to West to collate the best alternative events in the city over the next seven days. https://www.instagram.com/p/BbsXjUeBEs0/?taken-at=216001139 Shoot The Hip @ The Camden Head Angel, N1 8DY Monday 27th November  Everyone hates Mondays. Or they did until they heard about the side-splitting stand-up comedy at The Camden Head. 'Shoot The Hip' are a London-based comedy group whose shows are completely unscripted, and free every Monday at 8pm. Audiences are advised to arrive half an hour early as spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis. Voice of London recommend spending this time productively in the pub's beer-garden. https://www.instagram.com/p/BawMONx
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