Category Archives: Events

Event: Up Helly Aa

After the gut-rupturing feasting and surfeit of sherry that will inevitably be at the heart of our Christmas celebrations, it’ll be time to start planning our New Year’s shenanigans. For my money, one of the most interesting things you can … Continue reading

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Office Party – The show that’s a party

Depending on your point of view and your general level of ill-feeling towards your co-workers, annual work parties are either the highlight of your social calendar or your own personal vision of hell. Held at the head office of ‘Product … Continue reading

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50 years of James Bond, 50 awesome cars

Everybody has their favourite James Bond. I always say mine is Roger Moore. Partly because this infuriates the ‘Sean Connery is the greatest’ majority, but partly because he’s the only one who seemed to appreciate that saving the world with … Continue reading

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Illuminating York: festival of digital arts and lighting

York’s annual festival of digital arts and light will set this beautiful city ablaze from 26-29 October. Rediscover some of York’s most famous buildings as large-scale lighting displays are projected in hypnotic patterns around the city. There’ll also be smaller … Continue reading

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London Cocktail Week

This week is London Cocktail Week, a celebration of the capital’s love of hard liquor and high times. Over 200 bars have signed up as official stops on the London Cocktail Week bus tour. Simply register on the website, head … Continue reading

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London International Animation Festival

Director / Animator: Daniela Negrin Celebrating an impressive range of work from all over the world, the London International Animation Festival is back for its 8th year in a brand new home at the Barbican. This is the largest UK … Continue reading

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Lighting up the Edinburgh Fringe

One of the most striking sights at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the blow-up light installation called Mirazozo, by the Architects of Air, a giant inflatable maze in which natural light is filtered to create jewel-like patterns and colours. … Continue reading

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Vintage at Southbank Centre

This weekend, dust off your dancing shoes and slick your quiff because designers Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway are bringing their award winning Vintage festival to the mighty Southbank Centre in London. Held over three days, the festival celebrates art, music, … Continue reading

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New live music at the Stag and Dagger

If you’re up for discovering some new music, then the Stag and Dagger Festival might be just the thing you’re looking for. Every year in Shoreditch, London and Glasgow, a handful of venues play host to an exciting lineup of … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Art Studios – Open Studios

Down behind the Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium in London, you’ll find a vibrant community of contemporty artists at Wimbledon Art Studios, Britain’s largest art studio complex. This weekend, over 130 emerging and established artists open their studios for 4 days, allowing … Continue reading

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