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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.  © Voice of London, Olivia Herring 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. © Barbican 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. Th
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
Tate Modern’s Adult Playground

Tate Modern’s Adult Playground

Entertainment, Featured, Theatre
Words: Claudia Jackson | Subbing: Tracey Popoola If the grey skies have got you down, perhaps you should grab a friend or two and visit the new installation at the Tate Modern. Danish artist collective SUPERFLEX created the installation, appropriately called 'One, Two, Three, Swing!' for the third annual Hyundai commission. Although it may look like a fun playground, there is a deeper meaning behind the project. The installation is split into three sections, which represent apathy, production and movement. As you walk down Turbine hall, there is a stripey carpet that covers the sloping entrance. Above there is a mammoth sized mirrored pendulum that swings back and forth. Next is the main event. 22 swings three-person swings fill the lower part of the hall. The whole thing had to be
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