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More details - River Matthews
River Matthews. Artists performing: RIVER MATTHEWS.: Tickets avaiable.
London Water Rats, London
Mon 21 May

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 - 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 - PQA Islington free family open day
The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school providing tuition for children and young people aged 4-18 and the newest Academy is opening in Islington! Join us for our FREE OPEN DAY!
PQA Studios 242 Pentonville Road
Sat 12 May

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
Today

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

More details - Rambert: Life is a Dream
Following on from the phenomenal success of Transfigured Night, Danish choreographer and two time Olivier Award-winner Kim Brandstrup creates Rambert’s first full-length narrative work in over 30 years.
Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Vintage Paperback and Pulp Fair - A Unique Event!
A book fair with a difference! Come and discover the REAL pulp fiction. Thousands of vintage paperbacks and magazines from the glory days of the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s - a time when book and magazine covers were VERY different to the dull, tame covers of today… This was a time when publishers paid skilled...
Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, Russell Square, London
Sun 29 Apr

More details - MFest - UK's First Festival of Muslim Culture, Literature and Ideas
MFest brings together Muslims and non-Muslims to celebrate the richness and plurality of Muslim cultures, and explore contemporary Muslim thought through the breadth of its heritage, politics, and communities.
The British Library Knowledge Centre, 96 Euston Road, London
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust
By the end of World War II, millions of people had been murdered or displaced by war and genocide. Families and communities were torn apart. Many were missing, and some people’s fates remain unclear to this day.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Today to Fri 27 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Fri 4 May, Mon 7 May to Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May to Fri 18 May, Mon 21 May to Fri 25 May, Mon 28 May to Wed 30 May

More details - Holocaust Consciousness, German Jewish Refugees and the Civil Rights Struggle in Post-War America
“When I was the rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin under the Hitler regime, I learned many things. The most important thing that I learned under those tragic circumstances was that bigotry and hatred are not the most urgent problem.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Today

More details - Film Screening – Fred Zinnemann’s The Search
In honour of Fred Zinnemann’s birth month and as part of The Wiener Library’s Fate Unknown exhibition series, we are pleased to host a free screening of Zinnemann’s The Search (1948). The screening will be accompanied by a talk from renowned expert on Zinnemann’s work, Professor J. E.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Power of Words by Survivor Leslie Kleinman
Leslie (Lázár) Kleinman was born on 29th May 1929 in Ambud, a small village near Satu Mare in Romania, into an Orthodox Jewish family. He had four brothers and three sisters and his father was a Rabbi. The family’s peaceful world was first disrupted when Hungary occupied this area in 1940.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Mon 30 Apr

More details - “The Greatest Detective Story in History” and the Search for Missing Children after the Holocaust
In 1950, Alan Burgess’s BBC radio play, The Greatest Detective Story in History, gave unprecedented and moving insight into the work of the International Tracing Service (ITS), particularly with regard to its efforts to find missing children after the Second World War.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 3 May

More details - 'That is Bella, Only Seven': The Depiction of Holocaust Survivors in Liberator Narratives
Witnessing the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust had a profound effect on the military forces that liberated Nazi concentration camps. Dr.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 10 May

More details - Still from Two Emperors and a Queen showing shipwreck on the Danube shore in Kladovo. © Vesna Lukic
The film Two Emperors and a Queen (2015) by Vesna Lukic traces the journey of the ’Kladovo transport’: a large group of about 1200 Jewish refugees from central Europe whose illegal attempt to flee Nazi persecution in 1939 via the river Danube, fatally ended in Serbia in 1941/42.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Tue 15 May

More details - Workshop - Resources for Family Research
The Wiener Library, the world’s oldest archive of material on the Holocaust and the Nazi era, invites you to this half-day workshop to learn more about the historical sources, evidence and methods used in tracing the paths of persecution of those impacted by the Holocaust and World War II.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Tue 22 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 - Designer dog homes to descend on London
Visitors to St Pancras International from 19 March 2018 will see a unique display of bespoke doggy dream homes designed by celebrities, renowned architects, artists and designers.
St. Pancras Station, Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London
Today to Thu 26 Apr

More details - Robyn Perkins: 10,000 Decisions (Edinburgh Preview)
Everyone makes bad decisions, right? But let’s be honest, those make you who you are. Comedian Robyn Perkins (English Comedian of the Year Finalist) uses a series of hilarious anecdotes, family stories and even some neuroscience to make a well thought out decision for a random audience member.
Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Robyn Perkins: 10,000 Decisions (Edinburgh Preview)
Everyone makes bad decisions, right? But let’s be honest, those make you who you are. Comedian Robyn Perkins (English Comedian of the Year Finalist) uses a series of hilarious anecdotes, family stories and even some neuroscience to make a well thought out decision for a random audience member.
Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane
Mon 30 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 - 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 - 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 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 - Family History Workshop: Using The National Archives Website
Join this practical workshop to get the best use of The National Archives website. Simon Fowler is a professional researcher, who spends many hours each day trying to make sense of TNA website. He looks at the website’s highlights, including the Discovery catalogue and the research guides.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 19 May

More details - Baileys Book Bar Events - Women’s Prize for Fiction
- 24th April, 6.30pm -- Women, Power & Revolution -- This event will see an exceptional panel of inspiring women discuss the topic of women, power and revolution and what revolution means to them today.
Waterstones, 82 Gower Street
Today to Fri 27 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 - 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 - 3TEETH
3TEETH Plus Creepiing. Artists performing: 3TEETH.: Tickets avaiable.
Electrowerkz, London
Thu 10 May

More details - @70: Celebration of Contemporary Palestinian Culture
2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, also known as the Nakba or "catastrophe”.
RADA Studios, 16 Chenies StREET
Mon 14 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Dance Well Dance Class @ St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre
Open to attend Dance Well is Akademi’s 3-year community participation project funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.
The St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre 2 Ossulston Street London
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May

More details - Songs Of The Earth - An Intimate & Healing Musical Voyage with Aykanna
East meets West musical fusion. A soulful rhythmic blend of inspirational wisdom and sacred devotional music. All is sound: from the vibration of Creation to the sounds we speak, whisper and think.
The Swiss Church in London • 79 Endell Street • London
Sat 5 May

More details - The Song of the Heart: Creating Meaningful Relationships Workshop with Aykanna
Learn principles for living that come from yogic teachings and ancient wisdom, including mantra meditations and breakthrough relationships tools that will help you shift out of negative emotional patterns you may face in your relationships. Open to everyone.
The Swiss Church in London • 79 Endell Street • London
Sat 5 May

More details - Diespeker Wharf - Open Garden for NGS
An intriguing and unexpected garden in an historic industrial setting alongside the Regents Canal owned and converted by a firm of architects. The garden has become an enticing and unique space enjoyed both socially and for business. Interesting climbers clothe the high wall.
Diespeker Wharf, London
Sun 20 May

More details - Slime London
THE UK’s BIGGEST SLIME POP UP IS COMING TO LONDON 5TH-6TH MAY 2018! Want to learn how to make slime? Or simply wish to poke, crunch and squeeze anything oddly satisfying? Well, now’s your chance. SLIME LONDON is a brand new pop-up experience dedicated entirely to all things Slime.
14 Percy Street, Fitzrovia
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 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
Today, 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 - 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