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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 - 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 and 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Mon 23 Apr

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
Tue 24 Apr

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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

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
Today
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More details - Bad Manners
Bad Manners + Max Splodge. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
ULU Live - London, London
Fri 4 May

More details - The Gulf
The European Premiere of The Gulf by Audrey Cefaly is an honest representation of the challenges all relationships can endure, no matter the sexuality. It looks at two women on a small fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico and what makes their relationship tick.
Tristan Bates Theatre 1a Tower Street London
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Covent Garden
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
St Paul’s Covent Garden Bedford St London
Sat 5 May, Mon 28 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - City Chamber Choir 30th Anniversary Concert
City Chamber Choir Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra Fenella Humphreys (violin) Stephen Jones (conductor) Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Howells: An English Mass McDowall: The Descending Blue Stanford: The Bluebird Ireland: The Hills Samuel Wilson: Spring (first performance) City Chamber Choir
St Paul’s Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden
Tue 15 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 - Mozart in London - Ian Page and James Jolly in conversation
To celebrate the release of The Mozartists’ Mozart in London on Signum Classics we have joined with Gramophone Magazine to host an exclusive London pre-release event with Ian Page, the conductor and artistic director of Classical Opera and The Mozartists.
The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road, London
Wed 2 May

More details - Barefoot's House Of Sole
For one night only, Barefoot Wine is opening the House of Sole, a daring destination designed to celebrate the quirks that make us unique.
19 Greek Street
Tue 24 Apr

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 - 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
Tue 24 Apr to Fri 27 Apr

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 - Baroque Masterpieces by Candlelight
The London Concertante are delighted to return to St Martin-in-the-Fields once again this year as part of their dedicated season at the world famous church to present Baroque Masterpieces!
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Fri 27 Apr

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
Today

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 - 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 - 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

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