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
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!
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
Editor-in-chief | Cassandra Lau
By the time the band played ‘Helicopter’ the mosh-pit in front of the band had reached such catastrophic proportions that a friend of mine lost both of his shoes. Continue reading Live Review: Bloc Party @ Earl’s Court
Great Writing clashes with Didactics in Anders Lustgarten’s Black Mirror Continue reading Review at the Royal Court: Anders Lustgarten’s ‘If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t Let You Sleep’.
The London singer-songwriter presents a unique interpretation of alternative folk blended in elegant arrangements. Continue reading Album Review: ‘Bridge The Roads’ – Franka De Mille
I’m here to sell 2013 to you in terms of the arts, and have compiled a list of events to wet your appetite. Continue reading Your guide to the arts in 2013
Bastille are one most exciting new bands right now. As a warm up to their Bad Blood tour in March main man Dan Smith et al have kick-started their tour with a smaller, more compact and intimate set of shows in London as well as around the UK. Only forming in early 2011, Bastille have grown over the internet due to their intricate musical style … Continue reading Live review: Bastille @ Koko
It’s not every day a new theatre opens in London. Continue reading New Theatre Opens in London