Monthly Archives: June 2013

Last weekend to see Duchamp exhibition at the Barbican

London's Barbican Centre has spent the spring celebrating Marcel Duchamp, a pioneer of avant-garde art and one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers. The season's centrepiece is The Bride and the Bachelors – a landmark exhibition showcasing not just … Continue reading

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Serpentine Gallery unveils 2013 Pavilion

Now that summer has just about arrived, London's parks and public spaces are increasingly thronged with visitors hoping to catch the sunshine. Meanwhile, Kensington Gardens is set to attract a fresh crowd this weekend, with fans of art and architecture … Continue reading

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See Pride and Prejudice in the open air

It's an important year for fans of Jane Austen, with Pride and Prejudice – arguably the writer's best-loved novel – currently celebrating the 200th anniversary of its first publication. To commemorate this, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is about to … Continue reading

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City of London Festival kicks off this month

After a 50th anniversary season of unprecedented scale and success last year, the 2013 City of London Festival is less than a month away and promises to be every bit as stunning as its predecessor. For five weeks, the capital's … Continue reading

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Visions of the Universe kicks off next week

The worlds of stargazing and seafaring are intricately entangled, with celestial navigation playing a huge role in history's most important nautical endeavours. The National Maritime Museum, then, is an appropriate venue for a genuinely stellar exhibition opening next week. Visions … Continue reading

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The Ladykillers returns to the West End

Following a smash-hit debut on the West End last year, an award-winning adaptation of The Ladykillers is set to return to London later this month. Having started life as one of the best-loved films from the Ealing Studios stable, this … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Shrew comes to the Globe

Since opening in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has quickly established itself as a major London landmark and a must-visit for fans of England's greatest playwright. The theatre's summer programme for 2013 is well underway, with audiences already being dazzled by star-studded … Continue reading

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See cycling by night at Smithfield Market

London's cycling culture has been gaining momentum for years, with Olympic stars like Bradley Wiggins reinvigorating Britain's interest in the sport and the Tour de France set to visit the capital, along with Cambridge and rural Yorkshire, next year. The … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen comes to the O2 this month

After ceasing to perform in the mid-90s, it seemed unlikely that Leonard Cohen would ever come back to the gigging circuit but that's exactly what the legendary singer-songwriter did in 2008 – making a triumphant return after a 15-year hiatus. … Continue reading

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