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Today - 22 Feb 15 : 421 results within about 15 miles : sorted by distance

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On January the 31st, 2 Temple Place will be transformed into a casket for the exquisite treasures of an extraordinary group of Lancashire magnates. As the cotton mills boomed, bringing development and deprivation hand in hand, this group of... View more details - 'Cotton to Gold: The Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West’
2 Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD
Saturday 31 Jan 2015 to Tuesday 31 Mar 2015

Dance like you’re in Rio de Janeiro at the 2015 Carnival at Guanabara, a week-long festival of Brazilian music and dance at one of the hottest London clubs. Whether you’re a carnival queen or you’ve never even seen a samba, head down to Guanabara... View more details - Circo do Guanabara – Special Carnival Edition
Guanabara, Parker Street, London, WC2B 5PW
Wednesday 11 Feb 2015 to Tue 17 Feb

This talk will look at how the railways of the major participants developed in WWI from passenger services and troop trains in the UK to railway activities close to the front. Michael Gillings has had a life-long interest in the political and... View more details - The Railways of Britain and Europe in the Great War by Michael Gillings
Shoe Lane Library, Hill House, 1 Little New Street, London EC4A 3JR
Wednesday 28 Jan 2015

Come and party after hours and celebrate the emerging jazz age of the 1920s and the dawn of a new kind of London nightlife on Friday 6 February 2015 at London Transport Museum, Covent Garden. Here are just some of the glamorous activities guests can... View more details - Friday Late: Farewell Leicester Square
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza. WC2E 7BB
Friday 6 Feb 2015

o Drop in sessions from 11.30 and 14.30 – sessions run for up to an hour Creative workshops for budding young directors! Youngsters can find out how Londoners were discovering a brand new form of entertainment known as cinema 100 years ago.... View more details - February half term fun: Shadow Puppet Cinema and Storytime
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza. WC2E 7BB
Monday 16 Feb 2015 to Friday 20 Feb 2015

Pianist and entertainer, Peter Gill presents a tribute to the wit and song-writing skill of that most English of Englishmen, Noel Coward, who said of himself I am an enormously talented man and there is no point  in denying  it. Born in 1899, Coward... View more details - The Wit & Songs of Noel Coward
Museum of Comedy, London WC1A 2SR
Tuesday 27 Jan 2015 and Wednesday 28 Jan 2015

9 January – 13 February 2015 Mondays – Saturdays 10.00 – 6.00 An exhibition portraying the devastating events connected to the News International dispute. Visitors are advised to telephone in advance if a weekday visit is planned. The... View more details - The Wapping Dispute
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Tomorrow to Sat 31 Jan, Mon 2 Feb to Sat 7 Feb, Mon 9 Feb to Fri 13 Feb

Written by Michael Wynne Directed by Alan Bosworth Presented by the Spread Eagle Players A few friends. People we like. No craziness. The days of a big blow out are over. Kate is delighted when she finds a house in the country to escape... View more details - The Priory
Bridewell theatre, 14 Bride lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Wednesday 28 Jan 2015 to Sat 31 Jan

This three-week course explores the four NT productions of King Lear. Shakespeare’s tragedy has been directed here by Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre, Deborah Warner and David Hare; with actors Simon Russell Beale, Ian Holm, Brian Cox and Anthony Hopkins... View more details - Short course: King Lear at the National Theatre
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Tomorrow, Mon 2 Feb

This session examines the development of black women playwrights and black theatre companies with a gender specific remit. The 1980s saw a steady increase in the number of plays written and produced by black and Asian women writers and the growth of... View more details - Black Plays - Black Woman Time
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Saturday 31 Jan 2015

Playwright April de Angelis leads this playwriting masterclass, based on Tena Štivicic’s play, 3 Winters. Through group discussion and writing exercises participants examine what makes the play work – structure, character, themes and language – as... View more details - How Plays Work: 3 Winters
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Sunday 1 Feb 2015

Prolific playwright Tom Stoppard’s career spans over 50 years. His catalogue of work has entertained and stimulated audiences, from his acclaimed professional breakthrough with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the National Theatre in 1967,... View more details - In Context: Tom Stoppard
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Thursday 5 Feb 2015

This session engages with issues of decolonisation in Africa during the late 1950s and 60s. Congo, Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya are the focus of the plays in question and, whilst these nations have different political, linguistic, and cultural... View more details - Black Plays - Post-colonial Beginnings
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Saturday 7 Feb 2015

This session focuses on the position of the Caribbean Carnival, which since the 1960s has emerged as one of the primary influences on Caribbean drama. The history of Caribbean Carnival is linked to the enslaved population’s fight for freedom.... View more details - Black Plays - Coups and Calypsos
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Saturday 14 Feb 2015

During the 1970s and 80s, theatre played an important role in the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and elsewhere. It provided a space in which black artists could assert an alternative South African identity. ‘Township Plays’ explores the... View more details - Black Plays - Township Plays
Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room, National Theatre, Southbank, London SE1 9PX
Saturday 21 Feb 2015



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