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British Composers in Short Supply

The number of classical composers the UK produced dipped in the 18th to early 19th century, despite the huge rise in interest in classical music from the public. This resulted in some famous composers visiting and even settling here, such as Handel. We made up somewhat in the late 19th and 20th centuries!
April 13, 2022
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Play a piano in Canary Wharf

If you missed the Play Me I'm Yours pianos in Canary Wharf in 2012 then this is your chance to play them!
January 18, 2022
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PLAY THE MILE - a 100 day FREE Summer event, 18 May – 25 August

Explore the value of play and creativity in everyday life. Have you visited the Culture Mile of late? The Culture Mile stretches from Farringdon to Moorgate. Explore 2,000 years of history colliding and the places and people in Culture Mile and PLAY THE MILE.
January 13, 2022
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FREE Music Festival at the Barbican

Music will burst from the Barbican and out across Culture Mile’s architectural gems with a line-up of artists for whom the boundaries between classical and contemporary, experimental and jazz are blurred – or never even existed in the first place.
January 13, 2022
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Virtual Events for Your Enjoyment

January 10, 2022
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Your Theatre Fix (digitally)

This lockdown has enabled several artists, art organisations and exhibitions to open up their digital archives. 
January 7, 2022
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We'll Meet Again for VE Day 75

For the first time in our 150 year history, the Royal Albert Hall will play host to a unique concert.
January 7, 2022
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A Recording Studio in St Johns Wood - but Not Abbey Road!

Abbey Road Studios in St John’s Wood is one of London’s biggest tourist hotspots that isn’t open to tourists.
January 6, 2022
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A Christmas Carol

Borough expert Stephen King tells us about the area's link to one of our most popular carols.
January 5, 2022
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Medieval Shoreditch

Many of you may be not aware that St. Leonard's church is actually featured in the nursery rhyme, Oranges and Lemons. 
January 3, 2022
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George Frideric Handel in London

When George Frederic Handel came to London it was an exciting time to be a musician. Find out why he came to London and what persuaded him to stay.
December 29, 2021
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