Student Writer | Tasmin Fatodu For the twelfth year running, the London Literature Festival returned this autumn to the London Southbank Centre with more riveting and diverse Hollywood speakers, poets, authors and artists. The festival was full of lively discussions and talks, with live readings and workshops for all literature interests. Over twenty days, events ranged from a whole weekend of Young Adult fiction to … Continue reading London Literature Festival
Student Writer | Noëlle Spillmann Perhaps the most overlooked form of government intervention is its involvement in the food industry. Despite coming into contact with or worrying about food on a daily basis – meal plans, diets and counting macros or calories dictating when what is being eaten and where – few people question how the government may have been involved in what is landing … Continue reading What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam?
Editor | Cassandra Lau Following a £27 m restoration of its Theatre and East Court supported by National Lottery and Haringey Council, our beloved Alexandra Palace will be hosting its first ever Christmas carnival to run 1st to 16th December! The Theatre and East Court were closed off from the public for 80 years, and last weekend, the Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) … Continue reading Ally Pally Gets a Make Over!
Editor | Cassandra Lau Last night, at Royal Holloway’s SU Main Hall was a display of the university’s most talented and creative individuals. Many societies showcased excerpts of their work and accomplishments, and the money raised these three nights will be going towards the Forest Estate Community Hub in Englefield Green. Photography Displayed around the hall were some of the Photography Society’s finest works. Abel Fenwick’s … Continue reading A Night At The Theatre: A Display of Royal Holloway’s Most Talented
Designer | Helena Keeble For the last thirteen years, The Southbank Centre in London has hosted the Man Booker Prize Readings where the shortlisted authors gather and perform a short reading from their nominated novels before discussing their works with the host and amongst themselves. The Man Booker Prize has recognised and rewarded outstanding worldwide fiction for fifty years and is the leading literary award … Continue reading Man Booker Prize 2018 at the Royal Festival Hall
Arts Editor | Mimi Markham With Freshers’ Festival and a busy term approaching, day-trips may be at the back of everyone’s mind. However, London is full of hidden treasures and the Charles Dickens Museum is a great place to spend a couple of hours. Only walking distance from King’s Cross, the museum blends into its row of tall Georgian terrace houses. Already, it is possible … Continue reading Charles Dicken Museum: A Cosy Place for a Quiet Day Out
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