While most exhibitions are visual, this is an auditory deal which traces the history of sound as it stretches back to its origin in 1877. Follow a timeline of key events in the history of sound, with rare and unpublished recordings as well as a specially commissioned audio installation by composer Aleks Kolkowski. Find out how radio transformed the 20th century, listen to the wireless log of 16-year old Alfred Taylor from 1922 and enjoy playable stamps from Bhutan. The exhibition is part of the Season of Sound, celebrating the Library’s sound archives. The exhibition can be found in the entrance hall of the British Library.
After going digital to help with social distancing efforts, West Norwood Feast is back IRL! Returning are four hubs: Village Green, Food Fair, Fresh and Green and Artisans’ Market with crowd favourites—like street food, arts, crafts, vintage items and local […]
See some of the biggest names in UK comedy in one venue. This year’s open-air-only festival will take place at the National Maritime Museum. The 2020 line-up includes Bill Bailey, Josh Widdicombe, Dylan Moran, Sara Pascoe, Dara O’Briain, Aisling Bea, […]
Due to the restrictions as a results of COVID-19, the 2020 event will be a mix of virtual and in-person events. With more than 800 buildings usually closed to the public opened up for public viewing, Open House London claims […]
Autumn is the perfect season to hunker down with a good book. And if you need inspiration for your reading list, there’s no better place to be than the Southbank Centre. Now in its 13th year, London Literature Festival brings […]
Alas, as we can’t hang out with our Tokyo Cheapo family. Instead, we’re going to enjoy a little piece of Japan in the middle of London. Japan Matsuri is an annual free celebration of Japanese culture. Expect music, magic, dance, tasty eats, […]