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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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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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London’s best rooftop bars, cinemas and pop-up gardens

If you’re sick of battling for tables in beer gardens or straddling gutters in order to enjoy a pint on a balmy summer’s eve, try these temporarily transformed spaces for something a little different. Dalston Roof Park Just off the … Continue reading

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The surreal animations of Cyriak

If you like your animations loopy and surreal then look no further than UK animator Cyriak. Often featuring cows, cats and deformed monsters, he’s created bumps for [adult swim], commercials for Coca Cola and one of the best video remixes … Continue reading

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What do Bristol and Hollywood have in common? Cary Grant, of course

Apologies for another film post but I’ve been thinking about movies all week and only just found this out. The silver-tongued megastar, Hitchcock favourite and all round legend, christened Archibald Leach, was actually born in the West Country. Grant may … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s Flatpack Festival: exploring the wild frontier of film

Flatpack Festival is back again from 23-27 March showcasing the work of up and coming filmmakers and building its reputation as one of the UK’s most interesting and eclectic film events. This year’s festival features a vintage mobile cinema, live … Continue reading

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Five of the best: UK independent cinemas

I was in Birmingham at the weekend and spotted a splendid little place tucked behind the concrete abortion they call New Street Station. Turned out to be The Electric, the UK’s oldest working cinema; an art deco belter with a … Continue reading

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