Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 17th February

Missed anything on Love London Love Culture this week? Here’s what has been proving popular on LLLC…  Review of A Beautiful Noise at the Lyric Theatre: this week saw Love London Love Culture catching the first West End performance of the show dedicated to the music of Neil Diamond. Including songs such as ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ and ‘Sweet Caroline’, it is a “Designed to be a crowdpleaser”. Review Round Up of Edward II at the Shakespeare’s Globe: this week saw the opening of Edward II and Love… Read More

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REVIEW: The Little Cafe at the End of the Pier by Helen Rolfe

This cosy read is perfect reading in the lead up to Valentine’s Day.  In need of cheering up? Or need your faith in love restored? Then you will want to read Helen Rolfe’s cosy and charming The Little Cafe at the End of the Pier. Jo has moved back to Salthaven-On-Sea to help her grandparents run their cafe at the end of the pier and soon comes… Read More

NEWS: Wellcome Book Prize Announces 2019 Book Longlist

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Wellcome Book Prize has  announced the longlist for the 2019 prize.  The annual book prize celebrating literature that highlight the ways in which health, medicine and illness touch people’s lives has confirmed the twelve books which are nominated for this year’s prize. This newly announced longlist is comprised of five novels and seven non-fiction works including six who have written their debut books. Marking… Read More

NEWS: Programme for the Fertility Fest 2019 Confirmed

The festival will take place at the Barbican from the 23rd April to the  18th May. Focusing entirely to the subject of the science of making babies and modern families, Fertility Fest is now in its third year and will explore what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. During the four week festival, fertility and infertility take centre stage in a international programme of theatre,… Read More

Review Round Up: The Binding by Bridget Collins

The author has published a brand new fantasy novel – but how are  readers finding it? LLLC rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: “In many ways, The Binding is an unpretentious work of escapist fiction. The morality of the book is simple; the good are essentially noble and their enemies unambiguously wicked.” Beadyjansbooks:”Love and passion and deception all play a part in this phenomenally breathtaking book which is an… Read More

PREVIEW: The Mouse and His Child, NOW Gallery

The NOW Gallery’s upcoming immersive exhibition will celebrate our  relationship with books.  On display from the 22nd February, NOW Gallery’s upcoming exhibition, The Mouse and His Child has been created by creative practice Studio Morison to explore the human experience of fiction through an immersive sculptural reading room housing a collection of children’s storybooks written by authors more commonly known for their adult fiction. Named after… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Books of 2018

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s top ten favourite books of the year – including works by Robert Galbraith and Neil Gaiman… The Riviera Set by Mary S. Lovell: beautifully bringing to life the glamorous lives of all those who paid a visit to the Riviera from the 1920’s all the way up until 1960, Mary S.Lovell writes with great detail and vividness. Her descriptions of the parties and the characters whose lives she has… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 16th December 2018

Here’s a few news, reviews and interview pieces that have been proving popular on LLLC this week…. Cinderella, New Victoria Theatre:  Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon took a trip to Woking to catch the New Victoria Theatre’s latest pantomime starring Craig Revel Horwood and Paul Chuckle. Our review is live now.   Interview with Vince… Read More

REVIEW: Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness

Returning to the fascinating world that she created in the All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness once again blends romance, fantasy and history to create a deeply interesting and vivid book.  Sweeping the reader from the battlefields of the American Revolutionary War to the present day, this latest novel from Deborah Harkness featuring the characters from… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 18th November

Here’s a few news, reviews and interviews that have been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week….  1. Don Carlos, Rose Theatre, Kingston: Love London Love Culture’s review is still proving to be a popular read this week. Starring Tom Burke, this production directed by Gadi Roll is an intense ride – but was… Read More