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Weekday of Thursday 3 December

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, In : December 


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What: Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing
When: 5-23 December 2020, 10am-3pm Where: Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London W2 3XA United Kingdom Tickets: Free For more info: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/whats-on/jennifer-packer/ Book here: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/tickets-jennifer-packer/ The exhibition draws out timely and necessary discussions on care, racial politics, representation, and art history, revealing Packer as one of th...


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Weekday of Monday 30 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, November 30, 2020, In : November 


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What: Artemisia at The National Gallery When: Reopening from 2 December to 24 January 2021 Where: The National Gallery Sainsbury Wing, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN Tickets: Members see all exhibitions for free.  Standard admission £20 (Artemisia tickets include Gallery entry) Book here: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/exhibitions/artemisia "I will show Your Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do" In 17th-century Europe, at a time when women artists were not easil...


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Weekend of Friday 27 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, November 27, 2020, In : November 


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What: AN AFTERNOON WITH ANTON DU BEKE
When: 13 December at 15:00 UK time Where: Online Ticket: Stream & Book - UK only - £20 Stream only - £10 Book here: https://www.fane.co.uk/online-shows/an-afternoon-with-anton-du-beke To celebrate the publication of A Christmas To Remember by Anton Du Beke. Out now in hardback, eBook and audio (Zaffre). London, 1938. This Christmas, you are cordially invited to the wedding of the year! Household name and all-round entertainer Anton D...


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Weekday of Thursday 26 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, November 26, 2020, In : November 


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What: Magnetic North: voices from the Indigenous Arctic
When: 3 Dec 2020, 18.30–20.00 Where: Online Ticket: Free Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magnetic-north-voices-from-the-indigenous-arctic-tickets-124114679347 Celebrate the cultural diversity of the Arctic and its importance to us all at this special Online Late, presented in partnership with Border Crossings' ORIGINS Festival. COVID-19 and the climate crisis are changing our way of life, offering a unique ...


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Weekday of Thursday 19 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, November 19, 2020, In : November 


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What: Happy Origami Wonderland
When: Saturdays, 21 Nov and 19 Dec, 14:00 - 15:30 GMT Where: The Snooty Fox 75 Grosvenor Avenue London N5 2NN United Kingdom "Happy Origami Wonderland" , a wonderful "Origami" experience, learn about Japanese tradition and also purely makes you "Happy", "Calm" and "Smile" with folding papers! Japanese origami artist Toshiko will be teaching us to fold beautiful flowers like tulips and lilies, kimono book marks, lovely gift & jewellery boxes to...


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Weekday of Monday 16 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, November 16, 2020, In : November 


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What: Condé Nast College Open Day-Short & Online Courses
When: Wed, 18 November 2020 16:00 – 17:45 GMT Where: Online event Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design Virtual Open Day for: Vogue Intensive Summer, One week courses, Online courses, Vogue Teen Weekend Being mindful of social distancing and the well-being of you, your families and our campus community, we have moved the event online. Whether you have decided on a course, or are just investigating your options, ...


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Weekday of Wednesday 11 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, In : November 


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What: Redefining Living Series: Personal Growth for Women's Leadership When: Thursday, 12 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:00 GMT Where: Online event With so many talented and qualified women to fill leadership positions, why do we find that women are still having trouble gaining ground? This challenge seems to be common amongst BAME women. Redefining Living Series takes a holistic approach by exploring how the insidious and subtle religious, cultural, and societal beliefs can inf...


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Weekday of Tuesday 10 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, In : November 


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What: Flow-Yoga with Gabi When: Tuesdays, 10, 17, 24 November 2020, 6pm Where: Online event Yogi Gabi will take you through a flow-yoga session to stretch out your body after a day of work.  “The purpose of yoga is to build strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body,” - Natalie Nevins Beginners are welcome! This class is now being held at Spitalfields but will still be live-streamed. Please take note of the new time, 6pm. You'll receive a Zoom link to t...


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Weekday of Wednesday 28 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, In : October 


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What: Severndroog Castle’s Outdoor Escape Trail
An outdoor mission for all the family Humans of Earth! Half term is here and we have a message from Count Silvester of Severndroog from his Time Travelling Vessel, Severndroog Castle. Are you up for a family mission? Get your Family Mission Pack from the Tearoom this Thursday-Sunday, or download a digital version for just £2.50 from Tea Dance for Little People online shop https://www.tdlp.co.uk/shop/ Guidance Age 5+ Mor...


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Weekday of Tuesday 27 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, In : October 


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What: ADAM KAY: THIS IS GOING TO HURT (SECRET DIARIES OF A JUNIOR DOCTOR)  Adam Kay’s acclaimed NHS monologue reopens the West End Adam Kay – musical comedian and half of the Amateur Transplants – wrote a hugely successful book about the NHS and being a junior doctor. His live version of the show was due to run in the West End earlier this year, but got derailed for ‘obvious reasons’. However, it has the distinction of being the piece that will formally reopen Thea...


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Weekday of Monday 26 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 26, 2020, In : October 


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What: MESMERIZED! #1 | Livestream + Physical
When: Tues, 27 October 2020. Doors open at 7:30 PM

‘To compel by fascination’. Discover some of the hottest emerging artists in town! MESMERIZED! is a monthly live night hosting some of the best up-and-coming artists, curated by YMX.

Live sets from Georgia Meek, Rebekah Fitch, Brioni & Louisa Maria.
Watch via a livestream or  as part of a small seated, socially distanced audience

Note: This is a 18+ show
Tickets: from £8-13
Where: P...


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Weekday of Tuesday 20 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, In : October 


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2 EXHIBITS IN THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM What: The Covid Letters When: 24 Oct 2020 — 17 Jan 2021 This autumn Jonny Banger, designer and owner of subversive fashion label Sports Banger, shows the work he gathered from the nation’s children during lockdown. As the country went into lockdown, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, wrote a letter intended for every household in the UK, urging residents to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. In response, Banger invited young peo...


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Weekend of Friday 16 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 16, 2020, In : October 


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What: Summer Exhibition 2020 When: 6 October 2020 — 3 January 2021, Mon – Sun: 10am–6pm For the first time in history, the Summer Exhibition will fall in winter. But at the RA, summer is a state of mind, not a time of year. Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists inside our joyous festival of art. 252 years ago, a group of artists made it their mission to form an annual exhibition to support artists and architects, by showcasing art of the mo...


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Weekday of Thursday 15 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 15, 2020, In : October 


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What: Art is why I wake up in the morning
SKT Gallery is excited to collaborate with Paper Dress Vintage, a multi-functional venue that combines art gallery, boutique store and live music events. The exhibition offers contemporary artists the opportunity to celebrate their creative drive. It will focus on the necessity of art. For many people, art can be an indispensable lifeline that helps us make it through the day. Art can help us shape our lives and view the world in sig...


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Weekday of Wednesday 14 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, In : October 


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What: Parallax Art Fair October 2020
When: This weekend Sat-Sun, 17-18 October 2020 Where: Kensington Town Hall, London Embed video: Parallax Art Fair is Europe's largest entretive fair for creative entrepreneurs. Average 7000+ pieces of wholesale fine, decorative and applied art from around the world are there with 0% commission on EVERY piece No VAT tax on some UK/EU exhibitors and No entrance fee for visitors. Restaurant facilities for hot & cold foods and beverages ...


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Weekday of Monday 12 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 12, 2020, In : October 


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What: At Home Acrylic Painting Kit
About Paintvine Drink. Paint. Just don’t drink the paint.™ You don't have to be an artist to be creative. It's ok if you've never painted anything but your walls — there is no experience necessary and fun is our only requirement. With the At Home Acrylic Painting Kit, you'll have everything you need to paint 2 of our paintings, along with full access to our Paintvine On-Demand library of paintings for 90 days, Paint anything you want...


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Weekend of Friday 9 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 9, 2020, In : October 


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What: Kensington and Chelsea Art Week
Kensington and Chelsea Art Week is now on. There’s a temporary Public Art Trail at landmarks across eight zones of the borough, creating an evolving discovery trail, explored on foot and through digital experiences. Each year, KCAW presents thought-provoking installations and murals, which in the past have included work by Terry O'Neill, Laura Ford, Amanda Parer, James Capper and Richard Woods. This year the trail will include artists:...


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Weekend of Friday 2 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 2, 2020, In : October 


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What: Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior. The Peacock Room – a sumptuous 19th-century dining room once housed just a stone's throw away from the V&A, and now installed at the Freer Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Cost: Free Wh...


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Weekday of Thursday 1 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 1, 2020, In : October 


Flash Briefing
What: Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896). The only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in the United Kingdom, it is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century, containing a fascinating collection of paintings and sculpture by Leighton and his contemporaries.

Built to Leighton’s precise requirements, the house was extended and embellished over the 30 years that...


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Weekday of Tuesday 29 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, In : September 


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The King & Queen’s State Apartments Website: https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/#gs.gtu7mi Twitter: @HRP_palaces Instagram: @historicroyalpalaces


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What: The King’s State Apartments
Explore these sumptuous rooms, each grander than the last The first thing you will notice about these opulent rooms is that they are surprisingly sparse. This is because, unlike domestic rooms, the State Apartments were u...


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Weekday of Monday 28 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, September 28, 2020, In : September 


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Online photography exhibitions from The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG, located in London)
We are the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, supporting geography and geographers across the world. Website: https://www.rgs.org/ Twitter: @RGS_IBG Instagram: @rgs_ibg


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What: What the traveller saw: The photographs of Eric Newby An online exhibition displaying a selection of stunning photogra...


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Weekend of Friday 25 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 25, 2020, In : September 


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What: HYUNDAI COMMISSION KARA WALKER at Tate Modern
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date. Fons Americanus is a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London. Rather than a celebration of the British Empire, Walker’s fountain explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe. She uses water as a key theme, referring to the transatlantic slave ...


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Weekday of Thursday 24 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, September 24, 2020, In : September 


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What: Titian: Love, Desire, Death at The National Gallery
In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’. In this exhibition you can explore Titian’s sensuous interpretation of Classical myths of love, temptation, and punishment. It reunites all six paintings in the series, from Boston...


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Weekday of Wednesday 23 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, In : September 


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What: Members Online talk and Q&A: Happy families - The National Gallery Caroline Smith discusses the portrayal of families in some of our paintings Join Caroline Smith from the National Gallery's Learning department to explore the ways artists have shown family groups both conventional and dysfunctional. Caroline Smith is our Programmer for Schools and Teachers and has lectured at the Gallery since 2003. She studied at the University of London, specialising in Early Italia...


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Weekend of Friday 4 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 4, 2020, In : September 


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What: Join the Docks 2020
The Royal Dock's annual celebration of culture and creativity - Join the Docks - is open for submissions. Taking place across the 4km stretch of London’s historic Royal Docks last year we worked with local partners and individuals to host over 150 creative and cultural events. Now for autumn 2020 and spring 2021, we need your help! Building on last years’ event, we’re looking to collaborate with artists, organisations, and local collectives to...


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Weekday of Tuesday 1 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, In : September 


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What: Thames Festival Trust: Totally Thames 2020
Celebrating the River Thames with arts events, active adventures, environmental initiatives, heritage and education programmes. Live streamed shows and performances from the Thames Festival Trust 1st event: A River Runs Through It When: Wed 2nd - Sun 6th Sep 2020, 11am - 8pm This year A River Runs Through It is proud to present an exciting online blend of art in a unique virtual exhibition, intriguing podcasts and films abou...


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Weekday of Wednesday 19 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, In : August 


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What: LONDON’S FREE, ANNUAL OUTDOOR PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL GDIF is set to be the UK’s first full festival to take place since lockdown began in March. Much of the programme reflects the challenges and embraces the positives to come from the last few months, whilst incorporating social distancing, ticketing for capacities, and some inventive reimagining of public space to keep everyone safe. Installations running over several days celebrating the NHS, togetherness, a...


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Weekday of Monday 17 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 17, 2020, In : August 


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What: The Design Museum The museum is partially reopening from 31 July 2020 with a major new exhibition, Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers and temporary installation, Fountain of Hygiene. Permanent display, Designer Maker User, and other areas of the museum will reopen at a later stage. What to expect from Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers? Evoking the experience of being in a club, the exhibition will transport you through the people, ar...


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Weekend of Friday 14 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, August 14, 2020, In : August 


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What: Visit the Painted Hall in Greenwich The iconic Old Royal Naval College, part of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, reopened on 13 July, once again offering public access to its buildings and expansive grounds. The magnificent Painted Hall, King William Undercroft and interpretation gallery are now open with limited tickets each day, so advanced booking is recommended. Cost: £11 Opening times: The grounds will be open daily from 7am-7pm, while The Paint...


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Weekday of Wednesday 12 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, In : August 


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What: Visit Guildhall Art Gallery When: Guildhall Art Gallery will reopen on Saturday 1 August, for weekends only. The Gallery shows a changing display of about 250 artworks from its collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture, in addition to a programme of temporary exhibitions. The Gallery is also responsible for significant works of art held elsewhere including the monuments in the Guildhall, statues in the Old Bailey and further sculptures and the Harold Samuel Collec...


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Weekday of Tuesday 11 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, In : August 


Flash Briefings
What: Art for Everyone - Sky Arts to become a free to air channel Sky Arts, the UK’s only channel dedicated to arts and culture, is to be made free for everyone this September, supercharging its mission to increase access to and drive participation in the arts, at a vital time for the cultural sector. With a renewed focus on bringing more of the arts to more people, Sky Arts will embark on an ambitious programme of activity to support and champion the arts – putting arti...


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Weekday of Monday 10 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 10, 2020, In : August 


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What: UK Parliament’s free online talks Note: At the end of the talks, 15 minutes are available for you to ask questions. This is an online event and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live Events which you can access through your web browser. You do not need a Microsoft account to join the event. We will send full details of how to join the event online following registration.
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Weekday of Monday 3 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 3, 2020, In : August 


Flash Briefings
What: Cao Fei: Blueprints Exhibition opens tomorrow (4 August)  Where: Serpentine Galleries This project at the Serpentine Galleries is Cao Fei’s first large-scale institutional solo exhibition in the UK. She has several pieces in New York’s Guggenheim.  Cao Fei‘s is a multimedia artist, predominantly using video. Her work is underpinned by an ongoing exploration of virtuality, how it has radically altered our perception of self and changed the way we understand realit...


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Weekday of Thursday 30 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 30, 2020, In : July 


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THE ROYAL ACADEMY The Royal Academy of Arts, or as it is often abbreviated, the RA, was founded in 1768 by a group of artists headed by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds. Under Reynolds, the academy functioned as a school aimed at teaching drawing, painting, and sculpture to young artists. It was in 1868 where the RA made its final move to permanent quarters at Burlington House where it remains today. The largest work in the Collection is a series of three murals by Sir James T...


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Weekday of Tuesday 21 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, In : July 


Flash Briefings
The Barbican Centre Art Gallery and Conservatory are now open.
The Art Gallery will welcome visitors back with Masculinities: Liberation through Photography, a photography and film exhibit that explores the ways in which masculinity is experienced, performed, coded and socially constructed.

In line with government guidelines, new safety measures will be in place and tickets will need to be booked online.
Who: Nick Adams, nick.adams@barbican.org.uk
Link: https://www.barbican.org.u...


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