Interview | Quentin Blake: Anthology of Readers

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Best known for his illustrations of Roald Dahl’s books — including Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory amongst others — Quentin Blake's latest exhibition, Anthology of Readers, turns his eye to book-lovers [...]

Review | Summer and Smoke at The Duke of York’s Theatre

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A poetic vision of human nature and our existential struggle to forge the middle ground between body and soul. After writing his (in)famous A...

Mary Wollstonecraft Open Weekend

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In celebration of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), author, early feminist and human rights advocate, teacher, and mother of Mary Shelley, the artist and publisher Louisa...

Britannic Myths launch at Shapero Rare Books

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On the evening of 16th March, The London Magazine's editor, Steven O'Brien, launched his most recent book, Britannic Myths at Shapero Rare Books. Published by...

Preview | The Turning of The Leaves at Union Chapel

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Following last year's immersive multi-screen audio-visual installation for Remembrance Day, artist and poet Jack Miguel, filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician Josh Grey-Jung...

Poetry Prize 2017 Ceremony

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On November 2nd 2017 The London Magazine celebrated the winners of the Poetry Prize 2017 with a drinks reception held at Collyer Bristow Gallery....

Review | Robyn Denny: Works on Paper

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Charlie Dixon Robyn Denny: Works on Paper Robyn Denny’s work soared with the post-war momentum of 60’s London, helping to define the visual culture of a generation....

Event Preview | HighTide Theatre

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  After a hugely successful year in 2017, HighTide Theatre returns to Walthamstow for a second outing. Bringing a varied programme of theatre, comedy, music...

Event Preview | Focus Kazakhstan

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A groundbreaking exhibition series focusing on the contemporary art of Kazakhstan is coming to London next month, seeing the start of the an international...

Review | 58th Venice Biennale

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Venice, that city of dreams and the inspiration for artists and writers from Turner to Italo Calvino, sees its 58th art biennale. As thousands...

Interview | Elise Ansel: yes I said Yes at Cadogan Contemporary

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As arguably the biggest week in the London art-world calendar sets in, there is a striking exhibition on display at Cadogan Contemporary in which the acclaimed American artist Elise Ansel reclaims female identity from the old master paintings [...]

Event Preview | Kenilworth Arts Festival

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An eclectic collection of prize-winning novelists and acclaimed international musicians will come together once again for the third annual Kenilworth Arts Festival. For the duration...

Interview | Keith Burstein: Tonality, Beethoven and Memories of Bonn

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A new work by composer Keith Burstein, marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, will be performed by the London Chamber Orchestra at the Cadogan Hall in March. Burstein is renowned for his fervent championing of tonal music, as opposed to the atonal style which has dominated classical music teaching and composition for over a century, and Memories of Bonn looks set to ignite the ongoing controversy surrounding the on-going pre-eminence of atonality [...]

News | Imtiaz Dharker leads “emergency poetry” event for the planet

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Poet Imtiaz Dharker is to lead a host of writers during a day of 'non-stop emergency poetry for the planet' in February. The event,...

Winners Announced! | The London Magazine & Collyer Bristow Award For...

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Last night we had a wonderful evening at the Collyer Bristow Gallery in London for the awards ceremony of the inaugural London Magazine and...

Book and Kitchen: An Evening of Drinks and Poetry

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On 28th February, The London Magazine hosted an evening of drinks and poetry at Book and Kitchen, Notting Hill. There were readings from several of...

Interview | Richard Baker on winning the 2019 HIX Award

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This year’s HIX Award attracted more than 600 entrants and, as founder Mark Hix admits, it was very tough trying to pick a winner...

The London Magazine at London Book Fair 2018

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The London Magazine attended London Book Fair 2018 from 10th - 12th April. With over 2000 stands and 25,000 attendees from across 118 countries,...

Short Story Competition | Prize-Giving Ceremony

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On Tuesday 28th March 2016 The London Magazine awarded the winners of the Short Story Competition 2016 during a drinks reception on the House of Commons Terrace. The prizes...

News | The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year

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Adam Weymouth was announced as the winner of The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year award last night, at...

Review | Focus Kazakhstan: Postnomadic Mind

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Stepping into Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, originally built in 1890 to power the machinery of industrial London, the similarities between the history of the...

Review | Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits

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Throughout art history, the self-portrait has remained a point of captivation. From Velasquez to Van Gogh, the artist’s rendering of selfhood provides a fascinating insight into the psyche of a figure often shrouded in mystery, revealing to the viewer traits which even the photograph fails to capture [...]

Interview | Bahia Shehab: At the Corner of a Dream at...

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Eric Block Bahia Shehab: At the Corner of a Dream at the Aga Khan Centre Gallery The acclaimed Egyptian-Lebanese artist, designer, educator and street art activist Bahia Shehab’s work first...

Event | New River Press vs The London Magazine at Burley...

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On Thursday at Burley Fisher Books in East London, The London Magazine will be collaborating on an evening of poetry and spoken word with the poetry publishers New River Press.

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