Auerbach’s Intimitable Magic

When Frank Auerbach first came to public notice – emerged rather than burst – in the 1950s he was noted as a “British Expressionist”...

The Aug-Sept issue has arrived!

The Aug-Sept issue of The London Magazine is here, and it's the perfect way to see out your summer. As usual, we've assembled an eclectic...

Syria by Ghayth Armanazi

SUFFER THE COUNTRY Suffer the curled up corpses of the tortured Suffer the cluttered ranks of the bound and the beaten Suffer the pleading eyes of those...

Preview | Phoebe Dickinson: Journey Through Landscape at Tessa Packard Showroom

British painter From the 12th of November, BP Portrait Award 2018 nominee Phoebe Dickinson will unveil her new exhibition "Journey Through Landscape", a new...

'A Message' from T. S. Eliot

In 1954, editor Alan Ross introduced a new incarnation of The London Magazine. To mark the re-launch of the Magazine, T.S Eliot wrote “A Message”,...

Latest Event photos

Interested to see who or what The London Magazine party looked like last night? We have just put up the photos from last nights event...

The London Magazine’s Autumn Celebration

We are very much looking forward to celebrating with The London Magazine’s extended family of writers, subscribers, associate members, publishers, agents, friends, fans and...

The Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival has returned for its sixth...

You can now book your place for the Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival. The festival runs from the 14th to 16th September at Ivy House,...

Authors United Have Picked the Wrong Fight by Holly Kinsella

By Holly Kinsella author of Just The Way You Are. I have read a few articles and spoken to a couple of people in the book...

The London Magazine’s Poetry Competition is now open!

For the first time since its resurgence, The London Magazine is hosting a worldwide poetry competition which is open for all ages.   This is a...

The Lobster

If you were to be turned into an animal what animal would you choose? This question remains at the forefront of Yorgos Lanthimos’s first...

The Great Architecture Fair

The Royal Academy of Arts has launched its first Architecture Fair! The Great Architecture Fair will run from 13th March – 7th April 2- 2014....

Traces, an exhibition curated by Julia Winckler. By Clare Best

Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ 3 April – 8 June 2012 Opening times: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm ‘Reality is not simply there, it does...

Two Collections from Copper Canyon Press

When Richard Siken's first collection, Crush, was awarded the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize in 2004, it won Louise Glück's praise for its...

At Aya Sofia by Edward Lucie-Smith

Today it’s snowing, snowing In Istanbul, Stamboul, Constantinople, New Rome, Byzantium. The city has mislaid its Jews And most of its Greeks. The bones of its Armenians Are long scattered. Somewhere far...

Salt’n Pepper and Kipling – an Evening of the Telling by...

Tucked away behind the bustle of Leicester Square lies the restaurant Salt‘n Pepper, which specialises in serving contemporary twists on traditional Pakistani, Pan Asian...

Ritual Landscapes by Francis Pryor

Many academic phrases, like much academic writing, are too awkward, verbose and cumbersome to find their way into common usage. Indeed, the jargon of...

Merry Christmas from The London Magazine!

The London Magazine wishes all its subscribers, Associate Members and readers a very merry Christmas and happy New Year!

Why I Need Stories by Conor Patrick

I was working on a spreadsheet in my office and it was getting into me like a poison. I was sat at my desk,...

Call for Submissions – Dune Tales

The London Magazine is looking for your travel tales to be published in a new eBook Anthology titled Dune Tales: An Anthology of Middle...

Princess Ida

Princess Ida, Finborough Theatre, Until 18th April 2015 One’s first experience of seeing a play at Finborough theatre is really rather charming. Located above the Finborough Arms...

News | Waltham Forest Borough of Culture 2019 — The People’s...

The People's Forest — a literary strand to Waltham Forest's programme as the first ever London Borough of Culture this year — has recently...

Gay Taylor. ‘A Prison, A Paradise’ by Elisabeth Russell Taylor

I cannot account for what it was that induced me to stop at a stall in the Farringdon Road and hand over twenty p...

‘If I want to go in search of myself, I must...

The Syrian poet and artist Adonis is an inspiration. The depth of his humanity, his towering intellect, his charm and his bravery are a...

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