Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th May

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Review of Dog Without Feathers at the Southbank Centre: LLLC caught Deborah Colker’s dance piece which combines contemporary, ritual and classical dancing and is inspired by  João Cabral de Melo Neto’s masterpiece poem Cão. Review Amour at Charing Cross… Read More

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REVIEW: Dog Without Feathers, Deborah Colker Dance Company, Southbank Centre

Inspired by João Cabral de Melo Neto’s masterpiece ‘Cão sem Plumas’, Dog Without Feathers is a mesmerising dance piece to watch unfold.  Combining classical, contemporary and ritual dances, Deborah Colker’s Dog Without Feathers is a vivid and mystical experience to watch unfold as it takes audiences into the heart of communities and their relationships with… Read More

REVIEW: Circus 1903, Royal Festival Hall

This is a circus show which is as thrilling as it is beautiful to watch.  Thanks to films such as Water for Elephants and more recently The Greatest Showman, there is an irresistible appeal for the traditional circuses from around the 1900’s. Now thanks to Circus 1903, there is a great opportunity to revisit the golden age of circus. As thrilling as it is beautiful to watch, Neil Dorward’s… Read More

REVIEW: Rumpelstiltskin, Southbank Centre

Bright and cheerful, the UK premiere of the Windmill Theatre Company and State Theatre Company’s production is playful but doesn’t tell the story as well as it could.  Christmas time is the perfect time for a fairytale – a time when we all believe in magic and hearing about extraordinary creatures which is why I… Read More

Interview With..David Williamson

The magician spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing Circus 1903 to London for its European premiere.  How excited are you about bringing Circus 1903 to London? I’ve been coming to London for over 30 years performing as a magician, in fact I was here three years ago with the Illusionist in the… Read More

REVIEW: And Suddenly I Disappear, Unlimited Festival, Southbank Centre

This thought provoking show offers a refreshing perceptive on being different, living with a disability and what exactly it means to be human.  Through a series of monologues, Kaite O’Reilly’s And Suddenly I Disappear examines just what it means to be different from everyone else or to live with a disability – bringing together people… Read More

NEWS: Southbank Centre’s Imagine Children’s Festival to Return in 2018

From the 7th to the 18th February and marking its 17th year, the Southbank Centre’s Imagine Children’s Festival will return.  The annual multi-arts festival will return to the Southbank Centre for its 17th year in February with twelve days of activities for children and families to get stuck into. The 2018 festival will put storytelling… Read More

PREVIEW: World Press Photo Exhibition 2017, Southbank Centre

The World Press Photo exhibition returns to the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall from the 3rd to the 20th November.  Returning to London for its 21st year, the free exhibition brings together 152 photographs from the annual World Press Photo Awards, showcasing some of the most powerful, emotional and often disturbing press images of the year.… Read More

REVIEW: Bianco, Nofit State Circus

Back in London for the first time since 2013, Nofit State Circus present Bianco, a two hour spectacular that puts the audience at the centre of the show.  It is hard to imagine any child not being enthralled with the circus, but can any adult feel that same excitement? Well thanks to Nofit State Circus’s… Read More

NEWS: Rankin to Celebrate UK Culture in New Exhibition

Internationally renowned fashion and portrait photographer Rankin has collaborated with  leading UK names from culture and the arts to create a new exhibition of portraits for London’s Southbank Centre.  On display in the Foyer Spaces of the Royal Festival Hall from the 8th to the 23rd December, Light up the Room: Portraits by Rankin showcases… Read More