It’s coming up to that time of the year again, Valentine’s Day is akin to Marmite you either love it or you hate it and there’s rarely an in-between. So this week we cover all the bases, whether you’ve just met someone and are planning a first date, been with your partner for eons and are using the day as a reason to celebrate your love for each other or you’ve decided to embrace ‘gal/palentine’s day’ and are living the single life in style.
The Tina Turner Musical show was created by the same award-winning producers that have brought you the masterpiece ‘Whitney – Queen Of The Night’. This new hit musical is the essential homage show to one of the most iconic voices in the history of music.
Returning for it’s 21st year, Imagine Children’s Festival is back from 8th – 18th February 2023! The annual festival is aimed at children between the ages of 0 – 11 (plus their adults). Attendees can expect eleven days of jam-packed fun, the festival will host over one hundred events, half of which are absolutely free!
On Monday 16th January 2023, the V&A museum are inviting those who are interested to join the museum’s curators and co-editors of a new book published titled Collecting Spain: Collecting Spanish Decorative Arts in Britain and Spain. The aim of the talk is to dig deeper to discover how the V&A museum has managed to procure items such as furniture, textiles and a plethora of other objects from Spain.
Born to an English mother and a Jamaican father here in London, Grace Wales Bonner is what you could call a savant of culture. Wales Bonner uses her love of fashion as a form of communication, using her artform to put across her broad perceptions of identity and self-expression.
BID stands for Business Improvement Districts and they are business led partnerships that are created through a ballot process to provide services to local businesses. If utilised correctly BIDs can be a formidable tool for businesses within the BID capture area. For example, activities which allow the business community to team up with local authorities and improve the local trading environment.
The concept comes from the brilliant mind of one Judith Lösing, director at East and the recipient of the first Architecture Foundation Research Fellowship. The Tree Talks event at Barbican Centre itself is set to act as the beginning point for the London Arboretum, introducing a new programme of publications, residencies and talks around the subject of trees in the capital.
In February 2023 the Saatchi Gallery will house a huge street-art exhibition. ‘Beyond the Streets London makes it’s London debut on Friday 17th February and will run until Tuesday 9th May 2023 and it will showcase works by over one hundred and fifty artists.