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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

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

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.

Work out, dance out: ballet meets fitness

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During the third lockdown in the UK I made use of the vast offer of online dance classes and tried a taster class of Ballet Fusion – a mix of ballet technique and fitness.

Stories from the West End

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After 6 months of lockdown, Mampara Dance Company came back together on stage at The Sainsbury Theatre to perform CATS. The rehearsals and the performance

Back to studio: An interview about dance before, during and after lockdown

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Natalie Hunt, founder of Mamparadance, talks in an interview about teaching during lockdown and the return to studio classes in September 2020.

Bilbobasso: Amor at the Norwich Light Festival 2020

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Explosive and fire-loaded satirical view of marriage, at the Norwich Love Light Festival 2020 by the French Compagnie Bilbobasso.

Becoming a Dance Photographer: Excitement at a Photocall

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For experienced dance photographers and photojournalists, a photocall is probably not that exciting, being part of their daily routine. For me, it’s a whole new world.

Sadler’s Wells Sampled 2020

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The Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London started the new year with a dance taster festival: Sadler’s Wells Sampled took place on 31st January and 1st February at the theatre.