• 20-07-2011
  • Nicholas Collon joins LPO as Assistant Conductor

  • Of his recent posting Collon speaks to BBC Music Magazine, 'well they’re a great orchestra, you can take that as a starter. They are very inquisitive and enjoy playing in a huge variety of different ways. So they have conductors like Vladimir [Jurowski] and Yannick [Nézet-Séguin] who are both completely different, for example, but they’re able to adapt to their different styles.'
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  • 14-06-2011
  • Wreck-ED : Drugs and Alcohol awareness workshops

  • Belinda Chapman's company Bound 2B Theatre have been working together with The SHAC to offer one off masterclasses and workshops for all ages. Wreck-ED uses dance and theatre to explore Drugs and Alcohol awareness. Bound 2B Theatre are offering workshops within Arts Centres and schools, working with text and movement to access character/ atmosphere /devising theatre, from themes or specific playscripts. For more information or bookings contact Belinda on info@bound2btheatre.co.uk.

  • 04-04-2011
  • Antony Gormley joins Arts Foundation Board of Trustees

  • The Foundation is delighted to welcome celebrated artist Antony Gormley who has become a Trustee of the Foundation this month. With the recent legacy received by the Foundation sculpture will now be an annual fellowship. 'Antony's experience will be invaluable to the Foundation', added Chairman William Sieghart.

  • 03-04-2011
  • New Book from Graphic Novelist Kate Brown

  • Graphic Novelist Kate Brown launches her new book of short stories titled Fish + Chocolate. You can order a copy from http://danse-macabre.nu/shop.htm. This book comprises three linked stories - The Piper Man, The Cherry Tree and Matryoshka - set around the themes of motherhood and the relationship between mother and child.
    In addition MCM Expo’s highly sucessful and enjoyable Comic Village will be sponsoring an exhibition of work from Kate and Paul Duffield at Orbital Comics . They’ll be showcasing large prints of their illustrations, comics and original linework from 1st May – 29th May.