Message in a Bottle – Strong Story of Our Times

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If the title Message in a Bottle makes you think of a Nicholas Sparks novel, think twice. This dance show has nothing to do with literature, but everything with the things going on in the world. It is inspired by the music of Sting. The title is taken from one of the songs in his repertoire: Message in a Bottle, sending out an S.O.S.

Notes on the Culture and Commerce One Year On Reception – for my CF:SLR Cohort

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We were asked to write short summaries of our experience at the One Year On celebrations for Cohort members unable to attend. My summary – which represents my opinion at the time of… Continue reading

Pragmacy and Advocacy

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We are now into the fifth week of CF:S LR (Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery). I’ve met some awesome artists and been introduced to interesting establishments. I’ve seen and experienced the challenges of… Continue reading

The story of the lion and the clown

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Circus Arts are back in London after lockdown: The Revel Puck Circus presents its show “The Wing Scuffle Spectacular” at Leyton Jubilee Park.

Skateboarding: The Subculture that became an integral part of urban landscapes and an Olympic sport

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Exhibition at Somerset House: No Comply: Skate Culture and Community I usually take this space to write about dance and occasionally other forms of art – so why skateboarding? The most obvious reason… Continue reading

Choosing the best dance school for your child

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I have strong views about dance schools, their philosophies, their intentions and how they come about. When writing a recent post, I looked for good guidance. I wanted to link to a great… Continue reading

Hungarian Art in London: ‘Disciples of Dóra Maurer’

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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Hungary and the UK, the Hungarian Cultural Centre London started a series of events. First in line is the art exhibition… Continue reading

Double Joy; Mampara Summer Showcase Review

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Joy and dance To say dance is my life is excessive, but it brings me joy, and is my passion. Much of my writing is dance-related and my photography practice investigates movement.  I… Continue reading

Lost in Translation Circus on Tour in London

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Lost in Translation, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies, celebrate their 10th anniversary with an exciting London tour in 2021.

Nocturnal Indigenous Australian Dancers. New installation in London E11

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  This image of native Australian dancers is part of the one in my Leytonstone Arts Trail installation  Printed on oilcloth, it is over 4m wide and 2m hight. I chose to hang… Continue reading