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The London Art Salon: London’s art in a relaxed social setting

I often post on literary events and lectures, but Londoners have their choice of art lectures as well.  Here’s one salon which enables you to stay current with the exhibitions around town and do so in a relaxed setting. The London … Continue reading

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Guided Free Walks Across London this weekend

  From TFL:‘Winter Wanders’ sees TfL put on 43 free guided walks across London on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January. The walks, which are led by experienced Walk London guides, are a perfect post-Christmas activity as they range from … Continue reading

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Lumiere London Programme – 14-17 Jan, 6:30-10:30pm

Winning Review guests EW and AW report that this was unmissable, and let you see the best parts of the capital in all new ways.  The interplay between the architecture and the incredible illuminations was captivating. Favourites included the Alice in … Continue reading

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Photo London : Somerset House May 21-24

From May 21-May24, Somerset House will host London’s first international photography fair.  Participating galleries will exhibit throughout Somerset House, each with their own discrete exhibition space. The galleries will be presented in six zones – showing a mixture of vintage, modern … Continue reading

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Kinky Boots the Musical, London

“Delightful, High-Energy Fun!”— The New York Post Kinky Boots, with songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, and based on the 2005 film, opens in london in August 2015.   From the production company: “Inspired by true events, … Continue reading

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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, National Portrait Gallery

The  NPG’s Sargent exhibit opened last week and successfully challenges preconceptions that the artist was merely a portrait painter of the wealthy.  As the FT notes, the exhibit contains intimate, idiosyncratic works that often stretch almost to abstraction.  Some of … Continue reading

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Kinky Boots the Musical to open in London in Fall 2015

Tickets for Kinky Boots the Musical based on the 2005 British-American film of the same name go on sale on March 2, 2015.   Kinky Boots tells the same story of an English Midlands shoe factory and Charlie Price, a wannabe … Continue reading

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