Monthly Archives: July 2011

A New York play in London – for New Yorkers!

Erstwhile SU London Field trip Guide Extraordinaire-cum-Actor David Mildon is currently appearing in “Dying City” by Christopher Shinn. A three hander set in New York, it involves the frankly terrifying (his words!) but wonderful challenge of him playing both halves of a … Continue reading

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Black history is longer than a month!

Thanks to my good friends at Black History Walks for informing me of the following events: Caribbean UK Film Festival Sun/Mon  10/11 July 10.30am Victoria  & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL http://www.vam.ac.uk/whatson Discover 1960s British Caribbean heritage on the big screen. Join festival … Continue reading

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Shubbak- A window on contemporary Arab Culture

From July 4 – 24, various venues across London are hosting ‘Shubbak,’ a festival of Arab culture. As the program for the festival says, ‘the Arab community has long been a major part of what makes the city exciting,’ and … Continue reading

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News from West London Synagogue

Our friends at West London Synagogue have written to remind us that the main Erev Shabbat service is on Fridays at 6pm, with the main Shabbat morning service taking place on Saturdays at 11am.  I hope you will be interested … Continue reading

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Visit the Wellcome Trust (while you still can!)

Just down the road from Faraday House at 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, you will find the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving human and animal health. The Wellcome Trust houses the Wellcome Collection, home to … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!!!

Happy American Independence Day, everyone! The Usa.gov website describes today as ‘a day of picnics and patriotic parades, a night of concerts and fireworks, and a reason to fly the American flag.’ In London however, not so much! I’ve been … Continue reading

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