Denise Wyllie: English Collection Exhibition in Russia
Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Events & Festivals, Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions, Travel & Leisure

North London-based artist Denise Wyllie approached her forthcoming exhibition in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia in a quintessentially English way to mark her return to the former Soviet state she first visited just after the fall of communism. The show will feature her rose prints inspired by visits to the David Austin Rose Gardens, Shropshire and be […]

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Three Sisters, Chekhov, Inua Ellams, national Theatre
Three Sisters [Theatre review]
Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

Nigerian poet-playwright Inua Ellams reimagines Chekhov’s Three Sisters in an Igbo household during the 1960s Biafran War and delivers a poetic and powerful message about sibling bonds tied to these ethnic and nationalist uprisings. The wonderful set designed by Katrina Lindsay charms with a special kind of shimmering provincial village energy. The audience will also […]

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  • It was The Boats versus The Goats!
    Posted in: Highlights

    It was the boats versus the goats this weekend. Saturday April 11 saw some action-packed sporting frenzy with the much anticipated annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race. The four mile river trek from Putney to Mortlake was watched by Londoners from across the north and south side of Thames. It was thriving business for riverside pubs offering […]