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Visual Sonorities dual-art experience More details - Visual Sonorities dual-art experience
Visual Sonorities is a dual-art experience brought to London after debut success last month at venues across the Brazilian Sao Paulo. In everyday film and TV, music accompanies pictures: now the roles are reversed, rewardingly for the audience.
St Sepulchre Without Newgate Church Holborn Viaduct
Sat 21 Apr
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More details - Wild Turkey Presents Bourbon And Bluegrass Menu At Oriole
Authentic American bourbon Wild Turkey has teamed up with the sleek Smithfield’s market bar Oriole, to launch Bourbon and Bluegrass Pull back the golden curtain, descend the staircase and be transported to the bluegrass state, as Wild Turkey and The Hot Rock Pilgrims bring the real Kentucky to Oriole for one night
East Poultry Avenue, Smithfield Markets
Sun 22 Apr

More details - La Linea 2018 Presents: Orchestra Baobab
La Linea 2018 Presents: Orchestra Baobab. Artists performing: Orchestra Baobab.: Tickets avaiable.
Barbican Centre, London
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)
Split Britches present an up-to-the minute topical interactive show which takes unexploded ordnances as a metaphor for the unexplored potential in us all - particularly elders – and tries to uncover it.
Barbican Centre, Silk St
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Free Saturday Library Tours
At the Society of Genealogists, we’re passionate about family history. Since we started in 1911, we’ve been collecting family history documents, long before the arrival of local record offices - even typewriters were new.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Understanding a Birth Certificate, How Difficult Can It Be?
We all take the simple birth certificate for granted, but there’s more to look at than most of us think. In this talk, Anthony Marr explains the hidden information appearing in plain sight on a certificate and how to fully decode this most basic of family history sources.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Tracing your Royal and Merchant Navy Ancestors (before 1914)
In this half-day course, Simon Fowler describes the sources available for tracing family in the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy, for the period before World War I. Simon covers how to find the records, how to read them and how to understand them.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Family and Local History Sources in the Borough of Ealing
The London Borough of Ealing, covering a large area in West London, was named Queen of Suburbs in 1902. During its history it has incorporated other boroughs, often those with an industrial character in contrast to Ealing’s chiefly residential nature.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 2 May

More details - My Ancestor was a Miller
In this half-day course, Laurie Page examines the sources and shows how to find ancestral occupations, including examples of records. Laurie describes the history of milling and the different types of mills that existed.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 5 May

More details - Family History: Courts, Crime and Punishment in Victorian England
In this half-day course, get a glimpse into the criminal lives of our ancestors. Antony Marr, a professional genealogist and Pharos tutor, looks at the records of courts, criminals, police, prisons and punishment through the 19th century.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 5 May

More details - Family Historian Software for Beginners and Refreshers
Family Historian is a powerful, award-winning genealogy program, with comprehensive features designed to meet the needs of anyone new to family history research as well as the needs of experts. In this full-day workshop, John Hanson provides an overview of Family Historian version 6.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 12 May

More details - Getting the Most from the Society Catalogue (SoGCAT) - free talk
There’s nothing more exciting for a family historian than to find a document belonging or relating to one of their ancestors. With our extensive and ever growing collections, many more people are making these discoveries. The Society of Genealogists was founded in 1911.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 16 May

More details - Researching Spanish Genealogy for non-Spanish Speakers
In this one-hour talk, Mike De Lara takes a brief look at Roman law and its effect on Spain today. He then discusses the Golden Age and modern Spanish genealogy.  There are no special entry requirements for this talk and you do not need to be a Member of the Society of Genealogists to attend.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Thu 17 May

More details - Pippin
Book by Roger O.Hirson Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Box office: sedos.co.uk Think about your life, Pippin. Days are tame and nights the same. Now think about the beauty In one perfect flame… Meet Pippin. Young, ambitious, full of potential and ready to change the world.
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018
The healing power of time and nature are captured in stunning landscape images of the battlegrounds of the First World War.
Guildhall Yard, London
Mon 30 Apr to Mon 28 May

More details - Guildhall Art Gallery exhibition celebrates acclaimed Victorian ceramicist William De Morgan
Heading to London for the first and only time, ‘Sublime Symmetry: The Mathematics Behind William De Morgan’s Ceramic Designs’ (11 May - 28 October 2018) is a free exhibition at City of London Corporation’s Guildhall Art Gallery, celebrating the work of acclaimed Victorian ceramic artist William De Morgan.
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London
Fri 11 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Spring Tour 2018' - London
Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of country/pop.
The Slaughtered Lamb, 34–35 Great Sutton Street, London
Fri 18 May

More details - A Patchwork Requiem, performed by Tamesis Chamber Choir at the Brandenburg Choral Festival
We’re performing our Patchwork Requiem in London as part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival. We’ve woven together a Patchwork Requiem made up of movements from well-loved and beautiful works by the widest range of composers. There really is something for everyone!
St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Autism’s Got Talent 2018
Date: Sat 12th May 18 Location: Mermaid Theatre, Puddle Dock, London EC4V 3DB Website: annakennedyonline.
Mermaid Theatre, Puddle Dock, London
Sat 12 May

More details - Speed Dating in London
London Speed Dating About Speed Dating in London Events At one of our London Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date, Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you
Amber Bar, City Point 1 Ropemaker Street
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in London
London Speed Dating How speed dating in London works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in London. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Amber Bar, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street
Wed 16 May

More details - The Little Matchgirl
As our destitute heroine struggles to survive, she strikes her matches to keep warm. Each match will conjure a new story, a new vision, and we will hold her hand as we tumble down the rabbit hole together.
Shakespeare’s Globe 21 New Globe Walk London
Today, Sat 21 Apr

More details - Lost Horizons Presents Robin Elliott with support from Louis Gilman
The question of the whats and the hows underpins all the things in Robin Elliott’s songs: what is being said, and how?
Downstairs @The Harrison 28 Harrison Street Kings X London
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Canterville Ghost
London Children’s Ballet returns to the West End with a ballet based on Oscar Wilde’s witty novella. Set in the roaring 20s, The Canterville Ghost is performed by an all-child cast and set to the music of a live orchestra. Sir Simon Canterville has haunted his ancestral home successfully for centuries.
The Peacock Portugal Street
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Phoenix Dance
70 years after the Empire Windrush docked, marking the start of Caribbean migration to the UK, comes a new work from Phoenix’s artistic director Sharon Watson with a newly commissioned score by Gary Crosby.
The Peacock Portugal Street
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Tap Pack
Inspired by the kings of swing: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr, The Tap Pack brings a new, exhilarating energy to a timeless style.
The Peacock Portugal Street
Tue 1 May to Sat 19 May

More details - English National Ballet
Sadler’s Wells Associate Company, English National Ballet, returns with a programme of neo-classical ballet with an American accent from three generations of choreographers.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - Cecilia Bengolea & Francois Chaignaud
The award-winning duo Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud have collaborated together since 2005 and have created works for Lyon Opera Ballet and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Mon 23 Apr and Tue 24 Apr

More details - TORO - Beauty and the Bull
DeNada Dance Theatre comes to Sadler’s Wells with a new production following a guest appearance in a Wild Card evening last autumn. Boldly approaching the erotic themes within the story, TORO is a gender-fluid, Hispanic interpretation of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.
Lilian Baylis Studio Rosebery Avenue Clerkenwell
Wed 25 Apr and Thu 26 Apr

More details - BalletBoyz
After its premiere in Autumn 2017, BalletBoyz returns with the unique project: four pieces created in just 14 days.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Breakin' Convention '18
Breakin’ Convention is back and celebrating its 15th year with another incredible line-up of acts from around the world and around the corner, including highlights from the past 14 years.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan
Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min’s new work takes inspiration from the legendary words of the Portuguese sailors in the 16th century, as they spotted the verdant land that would one day be known as Taiwan: “Formosa!” (“Beautiful!
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Wed 9 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion
Burrows and Fargion return to Sadler’s Wells with Any Table Any Room, a new work welcoming four local artists to join them on stage: Seke Chimutengwende, Tanja Erhart, Jacky Lansley and Alesandra Seutin. How possible is community? How do we retain our autonomy while being in a group?
Lilian Baylis Studio Rosebery Avenue Clerkenwell
Thu 10 May and Fri 11 May

More details - Northern Ballet: Jane Eyre
After bringing Sadler’s Wells a succession of story-ballets, including the South Bank Sky Arts Dance Award-winning 1984 and the critically acclaimed Casanova, Northern Ballet returns with Jane Eyre.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

The Classical Now More details - The Classical Now
The Classical Now is a major exhibition pairing the work of modern and contemporary artists with classical Greek and Roman antiquities.
The Arcade at Bush House, 30 Aldwych,King’s College London and Inigo Rooms, King’s College London, Somerset House, East Wing, London.
Today to Sat 28 Apr
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More details - City of Light - Sunday Family Workshop
Celebrate the powerful role of inter-generational learning through creative collaboration and freedom of expression. Come and join us to create an imaginary city! Construct large and small-scale buildings using cardboard, wooden bamboo canes and other interesting materials.
14 Wharf Road
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Project Light- Early Years Workshop
Generate meaningful experiences with art and process through playful experimentation with light and shadow. Immerse yourself in a process-driven architectural floor piece that spans the entire space.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 14 Wharf Road
Thu 3 May

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
The London Concertante are delighted to return to Southwark Cathedral in 2018 as part of their 2018 Four Seasons UK tour! Headlined by Vivaldi’s eternal masterpieces, the ensemble present an accompanying programme bursting with classical treats and hidden gems.
Souhtwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Goldoni, the Freemasons and the Mysteries: the female discovery trope in 18th century theatre
Join us for an entertaining talk when Professor Matthew Leigh introduces his research on elements of freemasonry in early 18th century European comic dramas.
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry, Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London
Wed 9 May

More details - Museums at Night: Symbols
Come and visit us after hours and learn more about the symbols of Freemasonry. For centuries symbols have been used to represent ideas or qualities and they are universally used in modern life.
Library and Museum of Freemasonry, Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London
Thu 17 May

More details - Devil With The Blue Dress
Directed by The Bunker’s Artistic Director Joshua McTaggart, this exciting world premiere interrogates America’s biggest political sex scandal of all time: The Monica Lewinsky Scandal.
The Bunker 53a Southwark Street, London
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Grotty
Following the success of Brute at Soho Theatre, Damsel Productions teams up again with award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson to present Grotty, a semi-autobiographical piece centred on East London’s lesbian scene.
53a Southwark Street London
Tue 1 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Bubble and Squeak Comedy
Every Tuesday at the historic Nell of Old Drury, we bring you the hottest pro acts on the circuit and TV names trying out new, fresh material in the heart of Covent Garden. It’s in our cozy upstairs room and the bar is open till late.
29 Catherine Street
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun

More details - Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga
12:30 to 17:30 from Tuesday to Saturday
24 Old Gloucester Street Bloomsbury
Thu 10 May to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Celebrate the Feast of Saint George at Borough Market
Borough Market is showcasing both the English and International heritage of Saint George, with a family-friendly day filled with food, music, storytelling and theatre to celebrate the Turkish born Roman soldier’s influence around the world.
Borough Market, 8 Southwark St
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Plastic
Directed by JMK 2017 award winner Josh Roche (My Name Is Rachel Corrie), this poetic and unflinching production is an extraordinary mix of drama and performance poetry set in an Essex school which tells the story of four young people who are forced into adulthood.
Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St Johns Street
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - Sneakbo
Sneakbo Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Sneakbo.
Village Underground, London
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More details - H.R.Haitch
London, 2011. The Olympics are doomed, the East End is being gentrified for houses no-one can afford, Amy Winehouse has died, and Adele’s released her second album. It’s been a tough year.
Union Theatre, 209 Union Street
Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Chang Sensory Trails
The Chang Sensory Trails is a free to enter, event coming to London on the 12th of May, and aims to deliver ‘the unexpected’ by introducing the world to a modern, refreshing take on Thai food, art and music.
Last Days of Shoreditch, 288 Old St
Sat 12 May

More details - Compliance Technologies: FATCA AND THE OECD CRS
COMPLIANCE TECHNOLOGIES: FATCA AND THE OECD CRS 19TH AND 20TH APRIL 2018, LONDON, UK
Level 24/25, The Shard 32
Today and Sat 21 Apr