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Marshmallow Laser Feast is a London based design collective made up of designers Memo Akten, Barnaby Steel and Robin McNicholas who have one collective vision- to create incredibly immersive, beautiful experiences. 209 more words

Keep warm in the Barbican’s secret conservatory

The weather has finally turned against us with temperatures in single figures. Suddenly staying in begins to seem like a good idea. But not staying home – what you need is somewhere in central London that’s warm where you can wander round looking at the flowers just as though it was still summer. 254 more words


Four concerts in a week!

Last week I had the unusual experience – at least outside Latitude – of going to four concerts in six days. Quite varied and all good in their different ways. 1,182 more words


Cumberbatch's Hamlet

When I spent a semester abroad in London (fifteen years ago!), I saw William H. Macy in American Buffalo and Ralph Fiennes in Richard II… 881 more words

SIFF Uptown

Shakespeare: Our Contemporary?

The culture: ‘Measure for Measure’, Young Vic; ‘As You Like It’, National Theatre; ‘Henry V’, Barbican

The cheap seats: restricted side view at the Young Vic (a nice, safe distance from all those sex dolls), £5 central front row seats at the National so I could enjoy a particularly beautiful Orlando, £5 RSC Key tickets at the Barbican – my sweet spot seat (M22, Stalls). 954 more words


eames exhibition

if you love furniture and design, especially from the 1940 and 1950’s, then you must visit the Eames exhibition at the barbican.  not only did they design furniture, graphics, films, exhibitions but buildings too  – their wide scope of abilities really inspires you. 49 more words

Art, Film, Music, Events And Exhibitions

Mission accomplished (edited post)

I love this picture for RSC Henry V’s production, on stage now in London’s Barbican until next January. I’ve liked it since the very first moment I saw it in RSC Twitter account announcing the play. 297 more words