Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2016

The Royal Opera House invites you to come and enjoy free, world-class opera and ballet on the big screen in Trafalgar Square this summer.There will be live a relay of the world premiere of, "Il trova...

By Arts Reporter | Published: 16 July 2016

Rare opportunity to see paintings by pioneering artist Georgia O'Keeffe

There is a rare opportunity to see over 100 remarkable paintings by a pioneer of twentieth-century art, Georgia O'Keeffe at the Tate in London.O'Keeffe is best known for her paintings of magnified fl...

By Tate | Published: 09 July 2016

Story Fridays: Outsiders

Distracted by recent events, I forgot to tell everyone about the next Story Friday! Our theme is OUTSIDERS - perhaps apt in light of the current political situation?  We'd love stories on all an...

By Clare Reddaway | Published: 09 July 2016

Irenosen Okojie wins a Betty Trask Award for her debut Butterfly Fish

Irenosen Okojie has won a Betty Trask Award of £5000 for her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, the Society of Authors announced yesterday at a special awards ceremony. The young writer was one of three to...

By Jacaranda Books | Published: 23 June 2016

Candid Arts: Call for artists!

Candid Arts is inviting artists to submit work to sell in a salon style exhibition to be held in July at the Candid Arts Galleries.Exhibition open: Friday 1st July - Sunday 10th July 2016Opening Hours...

By Arts reporter | Published: 07 June 2016

Irenosen Okojie Shortlisted for Betty Trask Prize

Author Irenosen Okojie has been shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize 2016 for her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, the Society of Authors announced earlier today. Okojie is one of four authors shortliste...

By Jacaranda Books | Published: 02 June 2016

Tate Modern's open call for submission: Future

Want to have your artwork seen by thousands of people across London? In celebration of the new Tate Modern, young people aged 15–25 are being invited to submit their own original artwork that rela...

By Tate Modern | Published: 27 May 2016

Lee Paton AW16 Launch and Press Day at The Dorchester, London

Lee Paton requests the pleasure of your company to meet the label and exclusively present his AW16 collection.AW15 and SS16 Ready-To-Wear collections will also be available to view.Private appointm...

By Fashion Reporter | Published: 09 July 2016

Candid Arts inviting artists to submit work for group exhibition of portraits

Candid Arts is inviting artists to submit work to sell in a group exhibition of portraits to be held in May at the Candid Arts Galleries. Fees & Commission:Up to 5 works can be submitted per show...

By Arts Reporter | Published: 04 May 2016

Story Fridays: Solstice

I know I always say this - but we REALLY DID have some SMASHING stories on Friday at Story Friday Fools.  You can listen to them here if you weren't lucky enough to be there: http://www.awordiny...

By Clare Reddaway | Published: 16 April 2016

Tram 83 longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

Tram 83 by Congolese author Fiston Mwanza Mujila, translated into English by Roland Glasser, has been longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016.Tram 83 is Fiston's first novel, originally...

By Arts reporter | Published: 14 March 2016

ZIMFEST London 2015 set for the 26th of September

The popular cultural event, Zimfest, returns on the 26th of September 2015.The event is a major summer highlight for many southern African expats and in the UK and it celebrates diverse music and cul...

By Events reporter | Published: 19 September 2016

Jacaranda Books meet Jon Snow at the Africa Utopia Festival

Independent publishing house Jacaranda Books and their author Irenosen Okojie were treated to celebrity treatment on the 13th when they met British journalist and television presenter Jon Snow at th...

By Jazzmine Breary | Published: 27 January 2016

Indies join forces to launch 'Butterfly Fish'

London-based publisher Jacaranda Books joined forces with local independent bookshop West End Lane Books recently to launch what is set to be one of the top debut novels of 2015: Butterfly Fish by...

By Jacaranda Books | Published: 23 August 2015

Story Fridays 'Harvest' open for submissions

Story Fridays Goes Swimming was a "hugely successful event" (Bath Chronicle), "the atmosphere was electric and the captivating tales played beautifully to the intimate surroundings" (Theatre Bath)...

By Clare Reddaway | Published: 28 June 2015
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