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Britains Ocean City

Visiting new cities is always fun. It’s a place you’ve never been before and you don’t always know what to expect, which makes it exciting. Often the unknown can be quite daunting, but you will always get something positive from the experience and most of the time everything will fall exactly into place. 787 more words

Barbican conservatory: a tropical forest in the middle of London

Yesterday while spending time on Facebook, I saw that article on Timeout about Unusual places in London that look nothing like London. Of course I had a look to give me ideas about what I could do during that bank holiday especially as weather was not supposed to be really good. 262 more words


Imran Qureshi at The Curve, Barbican

Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep
at The Curve, Barbican
On Now
Until 10th July 2016

It’s all about light and dark in Imran Qureshi’s new work at The Curve in London’s Barbican Centre. 249 more words


Friday 1st May 1846

“Mr G Lea bought a black horse at Dixon’s Repository, Barbican, for about 15 guineas.  Bought the remaining maps of London this afternoon, corner of Great Peter Street and Great Smith Street, Westminster. 

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Benoît Grogan-Avignon, Photographer

Last week I had a chat with Benoît Grogan-Avignon which I enjoyed greatly.

Benoît is a portrait and editorial photographer www.benoitga.com and I went to see him in his very neat and rather cool Shoreditch flat (I am quite jealous).  1,108 more words


London Theater Review: Ivo van Hove Directs Shakespeare in 'Kings of War'

If Ivo van Hove’s “Roman Tragedies” was a surprising medley of Shakespeare plays, his “Kings of War” history cycle, now running at London’s Barbican Center, is altogether more familiar, much like the Royal Shakespeare Company’s iconic “Wars of the Roses” trilogy, which spliced “Henry VI” and “Richard III” to show how despots seize control out of chaos. 683 more words


Afro Celt Sound System turn 20 at Barbican

Afro Celt Sound System are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a new album, multiple summer festival appearances, and a UK national tour in the autumn. 117 more words