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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

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. 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.

Could this be the new Winter Wonderland?

culture, Featured, Lifestyle
Searching for something different to do this winter? Discover a fresh alternative to Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland and head south of the river to Clapham Common's first winter festival. Click below to see the festivities of Winterville's opening night: © Voice of London, Olivia Herring and Katherine Docherty Entry to the festival is free during the week and £3 after 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Words: Katherine Docherty Subbing: Olivia Herring Katherine Docherty
Let’s get closer to Chinese snacks

Let’s get closer to Chinese snacks

culture, Food
The snacks, such as chicken feet, tongue of ducks and ox tripe in China are very popular. Sounds strange, right? You may have already saw it in the shop or from online video. But it could be said is one of Chinese food culture. Brian, the factory director, talked about his food factory and personal viewpoints about Chinese food culture. Like the snack that his factory manufactured with various materials and rich taste. Watch this video, let us get closer to 'strange' Chinese snack. If you want to try, you will definitely fall in love with it.