Highlights

British Museum Faces New Calls to Return Looted African Artefacts
Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

The Jamaican culture minister’s call for the return of Taino artefacts seized from their country and now owned by the British Museum, has prompted Nigerians to renew their own demands for the return of looted Benin Bronze relics. With the British Museum now in negotiations to temporarily loan them back to Nigeria, we discuss the […]

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Features

London’s Must-Visit Places of Worship
Posted in: Features, Places

The combination of history, cultural value and magnificent architecture make these places of worship amongst the capital’s top attractions. (Look out for one that isn’t even open for worshippers). BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir This awesome-looking Hindu temple is unmissable if you’re heading through Neasden on a 206 bus. So no excuses about being unable to […]

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Reviews

Chineke Orchestra

  • Chineke! Orchestra
    Chineke! Orchestra
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Founded by double-bassist Chi-chi Nwanok, the Chineke Orchestra is Europe’s first all-black professional orchestra. Its principal conductor Wayne Marshall is the only black one in Britain and made his big stage debut on September 13th 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank.  The organisation seeks to address the under-representation of ethnic minorities in this area […]