Lauren Franceschini

Menuhin Competition 2016: London to host “the Olympics of the Violin”

Marking the 100th anniversary of Yehudi Menuhin, one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century, the 2016 Menuhin Competition will take place here in London from April 7th-17th. The 10-day event features 44 of the world’s best young violinists under the age of 22 in a host of formal competitions, recitals, and more. Each […]

 Jessica Alkire

A Look Back at 2013 with World Press Photo

A Look Back at 2013 with World Press Photo

From 8 – 26 November, the Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre will be displaying the World Press Photo Exhibition. Viewers will be taken on a journey throughout the world in the past year simply through photographs in this unforgettable exhibition. The images explore relevant issues in the world today such as poverty, violence, crime, […]

 Fadoie Habouch

Young Voices Being Heard Through Poetry

Young Voices Being Heard Through Poetry

  Let’s walk alongside the River Thames and see what our young poets and performers are showcasing today as a part of National Poetry Day 2013. The Foyles Young Poets Awards was held on October 3 at the Southbank Centre, London. Last year 2215 young people from around the world participated at the Foyles Young Poets competition in which 15 […]

 Tari Eguruze

Get Involved with the London Design Festival

Get Involved with the London Design Festival

London Design Festival 2013 is back September 14-22 in conjunction with the V&A Museum. For the fifth year running, the V&A will host one of London’s largest art & design festivals, featuring a broad range of commissioned activity. The festival will have installations, events, talks, and workshops from creative professionals within the fields of art, […]

 Tari Eguruze

Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighborhood: Giving Young Poets and Musicians Room to Perform

Southbank Centre’s Festival of Neighborhood: Giving Young Poets and Musicians Room to Perform

  Ever since I started volunteering at the Southbank Centre in Lambeth, I have and come across a number of art events that they were being hosted over the weekends as a part of their Summer Festival of Neighborhood. Last week, the Southbank Centre held the London Lines poetry event; where they invited members of […]