Lauren Franceschini

Art Night: London to receive their own “nuit blanche”

Mark your calendars for 6pm the night of July 2nd and get ready to watch London transform into a stage for a series of large-scale art installations and performances for one night only. Inspired by the “nuit blanches” (sleepless nights) popular in Paris, Art Night is set to become London’s newest annual contemporary arts festival. […]

 Hyunsu Yim

SMASHfestUK is back in Deptford for second time running

SMASHfestUK is back in Deptford for second time running

SmashfestUK, a free STEM/Arts festival based in South East London exploring STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) through the arts and design, is back for the second time this year. Featuring comedy shows, music, film,experiments and theatre, this year’s festival will be taking place from 18th to 20th February at the Albany, Deptford, South London with interesting […]

 Leah Byron

Artist Alert! Marta “Lepomiere”

Marta is a Spanish artist and at the ripe age of 20, she has made a name for herself through her Instagram and Tumblr. She became popular quickly, and even sells her work by doing commissions all across the world. She mostly draws people in a realistic way, practicing several different forms of both physical […]

 Leah Byron

Creative Writing Competition OPEN!

You is for University is BACK …and this time it is bigger than ever before! Entries will open at 9am on Friday 17th April 2015 and close at 5pm on Monday 1st June 2015, with all submissions being judged by our 2015 guest panel. This year, prizes are set to be even bigger than the […]

 Leah Byron

Interested in filmmaking, history and ideas?

If film lights your fire, you are passionate about history or just want to be part of making a major documentary on the life of an extraordinary figure, then WORLDwrite could be exactly what you’re looking for. Building on more than 15 years of filmmaking experience, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the charity […]

 Leah Byron

Matilda: Summary and Review

Matilda: Summary and Review

I was fortunate enough to see Matilda during my time here in London. My group consists of about twenty women and ten men, plus my supervisor and his wife. I’ll be honest, as a group of 30 college students, we stuck out amongst the youngsters of the crowd. We gathered at the Cambridge Theatre and […]

 Leah Byron

Imperial Steps Presents: Step Star Dance Battle

The Imperial Steps and Paddington Arts are presenting a Step Star Dance Battle on Saturday, March 21. This event and social jam will bring people together in a unique way. There will be DJs playing music all night long, including guests DJ Credit One and DJ Skeg playing hip-hop, soul, funk and more! There will […]

 Mercedes Fraenzel

Witness an Epic Battle of the Arts this Thursday

This Thursday at 6pm you’ll have the chance to watch one painter compete versus one photographer at the artFix store in Soho. Both have about half an hour to create their piece of art on the spot, inspired by the same theme. The audience then evaluates the two artworks, expressing personal thoughts and choosing a […]

 Mary Babin

Artist Call Out

Artist Call Out

“The Exhibit in Balham, South London are starting the year with a fresh new look and they have asked me to round up a selection of some of the finest artist living/working in the area to exhibit their work.” FREE SUBMISSION. What they are looking for: -20 to 15 pieces that are 2D or hang-able. […]

 Mary Babin

Zoella’s Popularity Zooms

Zoella’s Popularity Zooms

The 24-year-old fashionista, Zoe Elizabeth Sugg, has made quite the name for herself not only on YouTube, but now within the literary world. Zoella, as she calls herself on her blog, released her novel, Girl Online, on Tuesday, November 25th. After its release, the novel sold over 78,000 copies within its first week. Its outstanding […]

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