GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM: Bowie bandstand in Beckenham listed on festival’s 50th anniversary – and you can buy a personalised brick to help its restoration

The historic bandstand in south London where David Bowie performed at the Growth Summer Festival 50 years ago (on 16 August) has been listed at Grade II by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of Historic England. A Bromley council press release on the listing begins: Is there life on … Continue reading GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM: Bowie bandstand in Beckenham listed on festival’s 50th anniversary – and you can buy a personalised brick to help its restoration

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COUNCILS LOANS TO FUND NEW £12 MILLION CENTRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE OLD VIC

Lambeth council have agreed to loan the iconic Old Vic £3.75million to unlock a series of educational and cultural experiences for young people in the borough. The funding, which is being matched by neighbouring Southwark council, will help support the creation of a new £12million centre, The Annex. “The council has worked with The Old … Continue reading COUNCILS LOANS TO FUND NEW £12 MILLION CENTRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE OLD VIC

FEST NORWOOD 2019 STARTS TONIGHT!

SLT's Fest Norwood opens tonight and there's something for everyone as we bring together a whole host of events and workshops, many of them free, taking place at our theatre and at  other local venues. There's music, comedy, drama, dance, film, art and so much more for adults and children alike. See below for some of … Continue reading FEST NORWOOD 2019 STARTS TONIGHT!

KENNINGTON NOIR AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Kennington Noir August 14th Museum Bookstall August 17th Kennington Classics August 18th                       Kennington Noir presents; Crossfire (1947), Wednesday August 14th @ 7:30pm Kennington Noir presents Crossfire (1947) directed by Edward Dmytryk, and starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan and Gloria Grahame. A man is murdered, apparently by … Continue reading KENNINGTON NOIR AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

FIFTY YEARS ON: BLOWING MORE THAN THE ****** DOORS OFF IN CRYSTAL PALACE – AGAIN!

They'll be blowing more than the ****** doors off in Crystal Palace again at 5pm today (Sunday) - when the Everyman cinema on Church Road shows The Italian Job including the iconic scene where a van is blown up in Crystal Palace park. Star of the film Michael Caine looks at his companion and tells him: … Continue reading FIFTY YEARS ON: BLOWING MORE THAN THE ****** DOORS OFF IN CRYSTAL PALACE – AGAIN!

BACK TO THE FAIRFIELD – LONDON MOZART PLAYERS AT OPENING GALA CONCERT

From London Mozart Players: After a wonderful season packed with glorious music and exciting events, the London Mozart Players are looking forward to a well-deserved summer break. But don’t despair. We’ve got a very special summer highlight coming up, and there are some amazing concerts to look forward to next season with the re-opening of … Continue reading BACK TO THE FAIRFIELD – LONDON MOZART PLAYERS AT OPENING GALA CONCERT

DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY EVENTS AUGUST 2019

Exhibitions & Displays   Cyril Power,The Tube Station (proof in Chinese Blue, 5 of 6 colour proofs), c.1932, © TheEstate of Cyril Power. All Rights Reserved, [2019] / Bridgeman Images/ Photo The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking Until 8 September This summer we are shining a spotlight on a … Continue reading DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY EVENTS AUGUST 2019

LAMBETH AUSTERITY 3 – COUNCIL TO LOAN THE OLD VIC £3.75 MILLION? (‘Neither a borrower or a lender be’?) / and THE CASE OF THE DELAYED DECISION (‘A plague on both your houses’?)

Austerity-hit Lambeth council are set to give the historic Old Vic theatre a loan of £3.75 million. A report in the Evening Standard headlined 'Old Vic Theatre to partner up with Lambeth and Southwark councils to fund new education centre' by Robert Dex four days ago said the councils would be lending money to the … Continue reading LAMBETH AUSTERITY 3 – COUNCIL TO LOAN THE OLD VIC £3.75 MILLION? (‘Neither a borrower or a lender be’?) / and THE CASE OF THE DELAYED DECISION (‘A plague on both your houses’?)

TO BOLDLY GO…INTO LAMBETH LIBRARIES

Mission for summer: sign up for space chase and discover different worlds in Lambeth Libraries. Lambeth libraries are joining the Space Chase to get young people on a mission to read at least six books this summer. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in July 1969, this year’s national Library Summer … Continue reading TO BOLDLY GO…INTO LAMBETH LIBRARIES

A ROYAL FEAST AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM – QUEEN CHRISTINA, FRENCH SUNDAES – AND FILMS, EQUIPMENT ETC ON THE BOOKSTALL

  Cinema Museum Bookstall, July 13th French Sundaes, July 14th Where The Sidewalk Ends (1950), July 17th Queen Christina (1933), July 18th The Sweet Hereafter (1997), July 21st Judy Garland Season, July 27th Cinema Museum Bookstall, Saturday 13th July, 2pm In addition to books, magazines and stills there will be some films, equipment and other … Continue reading A ROYAL FEAST AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM – QUEEN CHRISTINA, FRENCH SUNDAES – AND FILMS, EQUIPMENT ETC ON THE BOOKSTALL