All events are free unless otherwise stated. To browse events by region, please refer to the digital print programme available to view and download here. View a map of events here.
ice&fire theatre company presents extracts from their upcoming show: a fun, irreverent and accessible excavation of the complex themes of freedom of movement versus the politics of exclusion. Be prepared for a show featuring clowns, an airplane, karaoke and possibly a turf war between a brown owl and a parakeet. Includes Q&A with the creative team. Created by playwright Amy Ng and Olivier-award winning Director Donnacadh O’Briain in collaboration with Dr Sarah Fine (King's College London). This event is part…Find out more »
Interested in learning beat-making with a twist? Come and discover the rich and vibrant North African music tradition in this half-day workshop. Led by Dr Cristina Moreno Almeida and well-known Moroccan rapper and producer Dizzy DROS, this workshop will explore the history and culture of Hip Hop in North Africa as well as a wide range of the local music traditions including Arab, Amazigh, Andalusi and Gnawa. Dr Moreno Almeida will present her research on the fascinating history and politics…Find out more »
'Discovering Home' is an interactive workshop, led by choreographer Sivan Rubinstein and Sarah Fine (King’s College London), which draws on philosophy, dance, music and visual art. The workshop is focused around participation and collaboration. In a world of growing division and displacement prompted by conflict, climate crisis and injustice, can we find hope and common ground in conceptions of ‘home’ and in attachments to place? As a new generation leads the way in finding spaces of resistance and modes of…Find out more »
A textile and storytelling workshop exploring how stories have travelled across languages and cultures, are woven into and shape our identities and communities. Find out about the journeys of ancient fables with researcher Dr Rachel Scott, discuss themes of translation and language, intercultural encounters, community and identity. You can also share your own travelling tales, and engage with your creative side by making your own textile art in a workshop led by artists from East London Textile Arts. This event…Find out more »
Come along to an evening of art and storytelling at the unique Bart’s Pathology Museum in celebration of the humanity and artistry at the core of medicine. There will be an exhibition of art depicting the lived experiences of people involved in all aspects of healthcare. You will also hear the personal stories of health, illness and care from doctors, nurses, students and patients. Join the event that is putting the heart and soul back into medicine. This event is…Find out more »
'Lost and Found Words' invites 7-11 year old children, their teachers, parents and carers on a journey of language discovery. Through writing and performance, the event will explore words we seldom hear any more, rediscover them and give them new life. Come along to play with the sounds and rhythms of these words and work with musicians to find their musicality. The event takes place in the heart of London and is likely to have a multilingual audience, so words…Find out more »