News: EA Festival and Essex Book Festival to co-present events in East Anglia

EA Festival has partnered with Essex Book Festival in an exciting new long-term venture to co-present events in East Anglia. EA Festival’s forward-looking approach to its inaugural festival demonstrates its commitment to work with regional and local leaders in the culture sector. United by a dedication to build connective tissue within the creative community of... Continue Reading →

News: Summer events announced for Greenwich’s Old Royal Naval College

This summer at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, will give visitors their art and culture fix, with exciting events including the return of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF), an exhibition with AR animations from children’s illustrator Nick Ellwood, picnics in the vast riverside grounds and much more. The award-winning Old Royal Naval College will reopen... Continue Reading →

News: Acclaimed writers lead Border Crossings’ intercultural ORIGINS Festival

Intercultural theatre company Border Crossings’ ORIGINS Festival is a multidisciplinary celebration of Indigenous arts and culture from around the world. The 2021-22 Festival will offer an unprecedented and evolving year-long programme, transforming digital and physical spaces into vibrant sites of creative enquiry, intervention and performance by leading Indigenous artists and thinkers. The Festival will offer... Continue Reading →

News: Waltham Forest awards £135,000 to 12 community arts groups as new funding round opens in Mayor’s first London Borough of Culture programme

A panel of Waltham Forest Community Ambassadors has selected 12 local art and culture projects in the borough to receive funding, from the initial round of the Make it Happen grants programme. Following 165 applications the 12 projects that have been selected bring a wide range of creative projects to life, ranging from African storytelling... Continue Reading →

Welcome to my new blog!

For those of you who don't know me, my name's Kirsty and I'm a keen theatre reviewer, bookworm, travel enthusiast, notebook obsessive, hater of running, frustrated author and lover of arts and culture. This blog will feature reviews, ramblings and no doubt some rants about some of my favourite things in life - theatre, books,... Continue Reading →

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