The Collaboration

Young Vic, London Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope perform in Anthony McCarten’s account of the troublesome friendship between Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Rosanna Head This week we went to see Anthony McCarten’s new play, based on the relationship between  Andy Warhol [Paul Bettany] and Jean-Michel Basquiat [Jeremy Pope]. The story is based on McCarten’s ideological narrative around … More The Collaboration

Birungi Kawooya Art

It was a great pleasure recently to spend the afternoon with @birungiart Birungi Kawooya artist. Birungi is a wonderfully passionate artist whose work embodies the beauty of the African diaspora with a focus on dance, nature and wellbeing. She creates vibrant collages using layers of Ugandan batik fabric and cut out card, taking inspiration from ‘Ugandan classical … More Birungi Kawooya Art

How to Save The Planet: Theatre Peckham

Looking forward to a visit @theatrepeckham@theatrepeckhamrep tonight to see ‘How To Save The Planet When You’re A Young Carer And Broke’ by multi-award-winning writer Nessah Muthy, a new production exploring the intersection of black working-class identity and climate change activism. This comic, slightly outrageous and complex piece aims to explore some of the most pressing issues facing … More How to Save The Planet: Theatre Peckham

Lady Chatterley’s Lover: Greenwich Theatre

If your looking to get out for a relaxed evening of culture and comedy I’d highly recommend Not Lady Chatterley’s Lover @happyidiotuk @greenwichtheatreofficial @greenwichtheatre by @lawrencerussell The production is a parody of #ladychatterleyslover by #dhlawrence This production will have you laughing out loud from the get go, from dark comedy to erotic wit and scenes of a sexual rather hilarious nature, a great enjoyable evening … More Lady Chatterley’s Lover: Greenwich Theatre

Design District Canteen Launch Greenwich

Design District Canteen @designdistrictcanteen launched this week #greenwich and what a place. This spectacular, transparent, roof-opening, outstandingly designed venue, is a comfortingly familiar spot, and is at the heart of the new Design District, Greenwich @designdistrictlondon This is the Peninsula’s newest food and drink destination, bringing to the area a selection of independent food operators and culinary entrepreneurs including rising stars @sugopastakitchen Italian … More Design District Canteen Launch Greenwich

Peckham Festival 2021

Interview with the founders of Peckham Festival. It’s all about @peckhamfestival this weekend and we are super excited 😎 to be here this weekend and to have met the team and interview founder Tim Wilson and producer Jules Hill and the brilliant ‘make it happen’ Zoe Odetunde – check out the interview on our #IGTV channel (sound is slightly … More Peckham Festival 2021

August Literary Loves

Welcome to August’s Literary Loves, where we feature an independent local bookshop and their chosen pick of the month, and top of the pile books to keep an eye out for. Laurel Waldron This month, Jonathan Main from Crystal Palace’s The Bookseller Crow on the Hill recommends The Painter’s Friend, by Howard Connell (Picador, £16.99).  … More August Literary Loves

Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Brixton

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner have launched Roundabout 2021, as part of this year’s programme ‘A Promise to 2021’. Rosanna Head The pop-up venue in Slade Gardens, Brixton from 19-29 August has a line-up of four world premieres that includes; a new musical by Chinonyerem Odimba (Princess & The Hustler, Medea). BLACK LOVE with music by Ben and … More Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Brixton

The Last Dog Walk, night paintings by Darren Hayman

By Nick Richards This last year or so, the evening stroll came back in fashion. Cometh the violet hour, we glimpse through lighted windows other rooms, other lives. This is your neighbourhood. Sydenham and Penge. Pissarro’ s Avenue, streets stalked by Shackleton. This mood is captured in an exhibition of small scale paintings by local … More The Last Dog Walk, night paintings by Darren Hayman