Howard Skempton: September Songs

Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 September 2010, 11am – 6pm, First and Second Floor Galleries, Ikon Gallery A Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Ikon collaboration; presented during ArtsFest Featuring BCMG soloists and mezzo-soprano Loré Lixenberg For September Songs renowned British composer Howard Skempton selects artworks from Ikon’s exhibition This Could Happen To You and uses them as a visual bac ...[Read More]


Mon 2 -Tues 3 August TARA & LUCID ARTS MIRANDA Written by Farrukh Dhondy Directed by Jatinder Verma Edinburgh Previews Miranda, a Bollywood wannabe, joins a British theatre troupe in Goa to re-enact the illusions of The Tempest and discovers that illusion is not confined to the stage. Indian & contemporary dance, music and voice combine to evoke the story of sex, desire and revenge in the ...[Read More]

FREE EVENT: Exodus Festival 2010

Sunday 18 July, 12-6pm Manchester Town Hall & Albert Square FREE Don’t miss out on our biggest and best family festival yet, a unique celebration of arts and culture brought to you by Greater Manchester’s diverse refugee communities. Featuring world music, dance, creative workshops, children’s activities, international food, world crafts and stalls taking you on a journey from Afghanistan to Z ...[Read More]

Rumpelstiltskin – World Premiere Performances

Friday 11th June 2010 A grotesque fable for our times. A miller boasts to the king that his daughter can spin straw into gold.Three times the king demands she does so, promising marriage. If she fails her life is forfeit. Three times she despairs until Rumpelstiltskin appears, spinning straw into gold in exchange for a gift. The third time the girl promises her first-born child to Rumpelstiltskin, ...[Read More]

Spam And Beans: The Wedding, 27th -29th May

Spam And Beans: The Wedding “Funny and emotionally engaging” Time Out (Critic’s Choice) Thursday 27th May – Saturday 29th May, 10pm £10 King’s Head Theatre, Upper Street, Islington, N1 Box office 08442 090 326 From Shoreditch House to the bright lights of Dalston Superstore, Spam and Beans have been leading a quiz night revolution across London with their “World Famous” ...[Read More]

Oxford Concert Party

All Saint’s Church, Stoke Ferry Saturday 19th June 7.30pm The Oxford Concert Party, Europe’s only Baroque and Tango Orchestra, in concert “A decidedly unstuffy bunch of superb musicians ……. Look out for them whenever your spirits need a lift.” The Daily Telegraph Tickets in person from Lewks music shop in Downham Market or by post (cheque made payable to Oxford Concert Party) from Deborah He ...[Read More]

The art of sound: IP rights for music-focused digital artists

When: Module One 21.04.10 Module Two 28.04.10 6-8pm (drinks/networking until 9pm) Where: Main Lecture Theatre, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SB When it comes to cross collaboration in multimedia art forms, the lines can get blurred in terms of who owns what when there is more than one author. This is typical in terms of digital art forms where varied creative ...[Read More]


The very first festival of opportunity, networking and recruitment for creative graduates takes place on 29th-30th June this year. Funded by HEFCE and led by LCC, part of University of the Arts London, Futurising is a one-stop shop of opportunities and information for all future and current creative graduates of all universities – whether the aim is to get a job, set up a business, get a studio, b ...[Read More]

Festival Finale @ May Festival 2010

Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio Sunday 16 May, 12.45pm 360 Winds & Friends: Octets Tickets: £9/£6.50 Disabled & Unemployed/£3 Under 18s & Students Two pieces for wind instruments; a light, playful piece by Beethoven and a dramatic piece full of energy by Mozart. Sunday 16 May, 7.45pm Ensemble 360 & Peter Cropper: Festival Finale The festival concludes with pieces by Mozart and S ...[Read More]

Piano Trios & Chamber Music @ May Festival 2010

Sheffield Crucible Theatres Studio Saturday 15 May, 12.45pm Ensemble 360: Piano Trios 2 Tickets: £9/£6.50 Disabled & Unemployed/£3 Under 18s & Students One of Haydn’s most popular piano trios alongside an innovative work by Beethoven. Saturday 15 May, 3pm Talk: The Bigger Picture Tickets: £3/Free to friends of MitR In a Europe shaken by revolution, war and shifts in society, Classical musi ...[Read More]

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