What do 18th-century composer George Frideric Handel and rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix have in common you may well wonder? The answer is an address: They were both residents of a swanky street in Mayfair in 17th and 20th centuries respectively. Handel lived at 25 Brook Street, Mayfair and Hendrix lived in a flat at the top of 23 Brook Street, and the two buildings are now open to the public as Handel & Hendrix.
This spring, the venue is hosting a short series of talks lead by guitarist and Hendrix expert Nigel Jones who will be talking about the rock star’s riffs, some of his seminal albums and guitar techniques. Possibly one for serious guitar and tech nerds than your average rock fan.
Saturday 23 February 11am-12pm – The Art of the Riff (SOLD OUT)
Spend an evening in London’s famous Kew Gardens as you’ve never seen them before. Filled with festive illuminations, interactive displays and a Victorian fairground, you’ll soon be singing carols and looking for Father Christmas. Follow trails of over a million […]
Celebrate the world of independent short filmmaking from British and international talent as LSFF returns for its 18th run. Screenings include drama, comedy, animation, low budget and experimental work. Each day also hosts a couple of industry events—usually at 12. […]
The information below is for 2020. The 2021 event will have an online version due to COVID-19 restrictions. London Art Fair brings together both British and international galleries as well as the curated Art Projects and Photo50 for a giant […]
Running since 1977, the London International Mime Festival features the best mime acts from around the world. As with everything since the curse of COVID-19 arrived, the 2021 edition of this festival will be a bit different, with a mix […]