New film club in North London to debut with award-winning director Mike Leigh

Two award-winning directors to screen debut short and feature films at London’s new Film Club. On Wednesday 17th July, The First Film Club will be launching its first screening and Q&A event, with two award-winning directors and their award-winning debut films, at the Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley, London) – Information … more

What’s new at the IKON Gallery Birmingham

Ikon is open Tuesday – Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am – 5pm. Admission is free. For the latest news and events follow @ikongallery on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Ikon Gallery is supported using public funding from Arts Council England and Birmingham City Council. Click here to find out what … more

Soak up the atmosphere at Dartington’s annual music extravaganza

Every year in one of the most beautiful parts of rural South Devon on the banks of the River Dart a wonderful extravaganza of music (and other arts) takes place. Dartington International Summer School & Festival announces 2019 Concert Programme curated by Joanna MacGregor 27 July – 24 August 2019 … more

Madam Pompadour in the Frame at Waddesdon Manor

This exhibition shines a spotlight on how technology is being used to enhance our understanding of art history, enabling masterpieces which have been victims of circumstance or history to be seen as they were once intended. François Boucher’s famous portrait of Madame de Pompadour (1756) is today one of the most prized … more

Family-friendly shows in London with discounts

if you’re on the hunt for something to do, look no further. These shows are just the ticket for a day out in the West End! We’ve got something for all ages and interests that will have you making the most of your holidays in London. We’ve searched out the … more

Lion King Musical continues to dazzle West End audiences

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi award-winning musical The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre will redefine your expectations of theatre. Based on the Disney animated film, The Lion King premiered on Broadway in 1997 and The Lion King London … more

One of Picasso’s greatest portraits goes on sale for the first time

  A painting of heightened psychological intensity, Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) brings to a climax a turbulent and highly charged year. The great masterpiece of his career Guernica was created in 1937, and in the final month of that momentous year he … more

Play of the Year – The Ferryman

Jez Butterworth’s epic new play The Ferryman transfers to the West End. Directed by Sam Mendes, the cast includes multi award-winning actor Paddy Considine, Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly. Book here: ★★★★★ The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, The Times, Time Out, Evening Standard, Independent, Financial Times, Daily Mail, Metro, Observer, Mail … more

David Baddiel – My Family: The Sitcom – save £22 on tickets

Following a critically acclaimed, complete sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom comes to the Playhouse theatre! My Family: Not the Sitcom is a massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late mother, Sarah, and dementia-ridden father, Colin. It’s a show about memory, ageing, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, … more