Modern Couples at the Barbican

A groundbreaking exploration of relationships in modern art and their influence

Bloomsbury Festival 2018

A trailblazing programme of science, literature, performance, music, and discussion

17 October 2018 – 21 October 2018

Top 5 Poetry and Spoken Word Events

Whether you're performing on stage or watching your faves, we've got the lowdown on the best places for a poetry fix

This Week: 1-7 Oct

This week Londoners have the chance to celebrate our their and its history, and to welcome writers and artists from across the globe!

An interview with Jane Giles

Ahead of the publication of a new book about the Scala, we chat to author Jane Giles about celebrating the cinema’s legacy.

Back to School: English

Today in our Back to School series we’re listing the crème de la crème of London’s booming literary scene

An Interview with designer Lucy Stephens

The founder of LucyLovesThis told us everything about her new whimsical London guidebook coming out this month.

“This may be the first show of its kind”

Theatre-makers Dean Rodgers and Neil Connolly are pushing the immersive medium to the next level – back into a traditional theatre!

Spotlight on: Gay’s the Word

In honour of Pride today we are giving center stage to the UK's only remaining LGBTQ+ bookshop.

James Cook: The Voyages

The British Library takes a revered and critical look at the legacy of Cook's great adventures.

Orwell’s Down and Out: LIVE

A live reading of Orwell’s memoir will be blended with testimonies of refugees and homeless people in a one-day event shining a light on modern destitution.

Top 5: Alternative Festivals

Combining good old summer entertainment with activism and engagement, these 5 festivals have something to say.

Frankenstein at the National Art Library

An intimate audio experience of Mary Shelley's gothic novel at the V&A

Top 5 Libraries in London

Book lovers indulge!