Monthly Archives: April 2013

Enjoy the best in contemporary art and design at Pick Me Up 2013

Now in its fourth year, the Pick Me Up graphic arts festival will be returning to Somerset House this week – offering visitors a formidable showcase of the very best in contemporary art, design and illustration. Alongside exhibitions housed in … Continue reading

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World Photography Awards exhibition opens this month

April sees the Sony World Photography Awards coming to London for the third time since relocating from Cannes in 2011, and Somerset House will be holding an exhibition of works from the competition – showcasing winners alongside shortlisted entrants in … Continue reading

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Enjoy the sounds of Latin America around London this month

Since 2001, April has been the month that sees the very finest contemporary musicians from South America, Spain and Portugal congregate in London for the La Linea festival, and 2013 is no exception. Billed as "a 21st century presentation of … Continue reading

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Catch Lichtenstein’s exhibition while you can

American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein is famed for his works based on comic strips and advertising imagery. This has been on display at the Tate Modern since February and people have only got until the end of next month to … Continue reading

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New Estuary exhibition set to open up in London

The Museum of London Docklands will be playing host to a special new exhibition from next month. Entitled Estuary, the works bring together pieces from 12 artists that have all been inspired by the outer limits of the River Thames, … Continue reading

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Travelling with Kids: Things to Know

Travelling has been a great experience for all of us—partly because of its educational value, partly for the aesthetic purpose. The pros and cons are important however for travelling. Especially if one travels with kids one needs to keep certain … Continue reading

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Prince Harry to present London Marathon winners’ medals

It has been confirmed that Prince Harry will be presenting the winners' prizes at this year's 2013 Virgin London Marathon. Indeed, the royal will be at the end of the race to hand out the medals to the competitors. He … Continue reading

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Once opens to a rousing reception

The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of the low-budget Irish film sensation Once has finally opened up on the West End to a brilliant reception. There were a number of critics and celebrities alike in attendance for the first night on … Continue reading

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Catch To Kill a Mockingbird in London

A stage adaptation of the classic award-winning novel written by Harper Lee – To Kill A Mockingbird – will be put on at London's Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park this summer. The story is set in the Deep South … Continue reading

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Enjoy Tennison the Riviera

The latest exhibition on show at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is set to go on show later this month. It will feature fascinating French memorabilia dating all the way back to the early 1890s to the late 1930s. Learn … Continue reading

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The Weir return to the West End

The Donmar Warehouse is set to play host to the first major revival of Conor McPherson's haunting modern masterpiece The Weir from later this month. Upon its premiere in 1997, The Weir won the Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and Olivier … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia! extends stay on London’s West End

Mamma Mia! celebrated its 14th birthday on the West End this weekend just gone (April 5th) and the occasion was marked perfectly by the news that it has now been extended for a 15th year, with it now taking bookings … Continue reading

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