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Bridget Minamore: Changing the World with Poetry

Bridget Minamore: Changing the World with Poetry

It’s long been said that the pen is mightier than the sword. Swords aren’t very common today, so perhaps now the pen is mightier than bombs and prejudice and discrimination. Bridget Minamore is a young poet who graduated from University College London last year with a degree in English literature. In 2013, she was shortlisted […]

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How Technology Is Revolutionising the Arts

How Technology Is Revolutionising the Arts

In the last couple decades, technology has revolutionised the way we relate to the world. These changes extend to influence all aspects of life, from communication to entertainment and from education to employment, and the arts have been far from unaffected. New technologies have impacted how artists in every field make, share and fund their […]

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Renowned Illustrators Gather for London Illustration Fair 2015

Renowned Illustrators Gather for London Illustration Fair 2015

The London Illustration Fair will be featuring contemporary illustration and graphic design over its three-day event this Friday through Sunday at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, on the South Bank. The fair begins at 11:00 each day. Friday and Saturday, the fair runs until 20:00, but everything will wrap up on Sunday at 18:00. General […]

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You’re Invited to the First Student Wordsmith Awards Night!

You’re Invited to the First Student Wordsmith Awards Night!

The Student Wordsmith will be hosting its first Student Wordsmith Awards Night at 18:45 Saturday, 16 April 2016, at the Loughborough University Students’ Union in Loughborough, Leicestershire. The Student Wordsmith is an online writing and publishing presence for budding creatives. It was founded by Loughborough University student Sophie-Louise Hyde, who is currently pursuing her PhD […]

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6 Photography Exhibitions to Check Out in London

6 Photography Exhibitions to Check Out in London

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Admission: Free Each year, the Royal Observatory Greenwich, together with BBC Sky at Night Magazine and Insight Investment, organises the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The winning entries from 2015 are now on display at the Royal Observatory. Check them out between now and 26 June 2016. […]

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Bring Your World to the Stage with Playwriting Contests

Bring Your World to the Stage with Playwriting Contests

With the start of the new year approaching, there are many upcoming opportunities for new, young writers who want to hone their craft, connect with other playwrights and producers, or see their work performed on the stage. If you’ve been itching to write a play—or have already written one and are looking for a way […]

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The Power of Portraits with Tereza Červeňová

The Power of Portraits with Tereza Červeňová

Two years ago, Youth Arts Online had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Tereza Červeňová, a young photographer who was beginning to make a name for herself by winning several photography awards. Since that time, Tereza has made great strides as a photographer. This year she was awarded the John Kobal New […]

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Nature Comes Alive Onstage in Lion King

Nature Comes Alive Onstage in Lion King

For many, the Lion King is one of the highlights of the Disney Renaissance. Released in June 1994, the Disney classic about a young lion’s journey to accepting his place as the rightful king is the fourth highest-grossing animated film of all time. The film was first adapted for the stage in the United States, […]

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5 Cheap Writing Competitions to Enter This Winter

5 Cheap Writing Competitions to Enter This Winter

If you’re a new writer, writing competitions can be a great way to get your work read, interact with editors, increase your readership and even win prizes. The key to winning competitions is to submit regularly, but competitions often charge entry fees, which can make submitting to a wide variety of competitions quite expensive. Here […]

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Tate Britain Hosts BP Loud Tate 2015

Tate Britain Hosts BP Loud Tate 2015

Hundreds of young people will be visiting Tate Britain for an annual special event at 12 p.m. Saturday when the Tate Collective London hosts BP Loud Tate: i.d. BP Loud Tate is a free day of art, music and performance events especially for people aged 15-25. This year, the event is focused on the question […]