Festival of Brexit
Will the Festival of Brexit Divide the Nation or Succeed As a Unifying Showcase?
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions, Technology

South Bank’s 1951 Festival of Britain may be the blueprint for a 2022 Festival of Britain and Northern Ireland Britain’s past Great Exhibitions were held as landmark events to showcase the nation’s arts and technology. The post-Brexit Festival of Britain and Northern Ireland planned for 2022 will be inevitably tied to the contentious EU referendum […]

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South Bank's Brutalist architecture. National Theatre, Purcell Rooms, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall,
South Bank’s Brutalist Architecture in Photos
Posted in: Features, Photos

Love it or hate it, South Bank‘s iconic Brutalist architecture has proved to be a sure-fire tourist magnet over the years. This landmark arts and culture complex almost seems to be a kingdom within itself because of these peculiar, blocky buildings designed in the 1960s by London’s avante garde architects. And talking of kingdom, some […]

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A Portable Paradise [Book Review]
Posted in: Books, Reviews

British-Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson’s winning of the £25,000 T.S. Elliot prize took the literature world by surprise. None of the London bookshops had a copy in stock a day after the announcement and there was a seven-day wait for the next order from the publishers. This apparent oversight is intriguing. He has an impressive pedigree […]

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French Film Festival UK