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Most of us regard Kings Place as the home of two concert halls. What's not often realised is that it's also a temple of words, and that the London Podcast Festival - which it annually hosts - is the beating heart of this new spoken-word art form.

One of the world's leading sitarists - and a prominent campaigner for disabled people in the arts - is coming to Lauderdale House for a highly anticipated concert this weekend.

David Tobin is in a reflective mood. "In an age where digital information proliferates," he is saying, "we have found it is still possible to make a living selling carefully-selected, good quality and in-the-main inexpensive books."

Following Jesus Christ Superstar's resurrection, another Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical gets the Park treatment.

It didn't take long for mezzo Beth Moxon and soprano Luci Briginshaw to remind the audience of St Michael's terrific acoustic.

A few years ago there was a revival of interest in Frank Hurley's remarkable black and white images of the Boy's Own sounding Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

Handsome Family labelmate and former ballerina fronts a set of disarming, powerful reflections on love and life.

"Nothing will be wasted, all will be re-used, all food will be given away and all paintings will be on old boxes that have no value."

Ricky Wilson and his wholesome collective of jolly moshpit makers are back for a seventh LP

Film review: Toy Story 4

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Woody and Buzz's fourth outing offers much of the same laughs as the previous films, but it's done with heart and dignity.

Downbeat, synth-aided rock is fruitful ground for a fistful of first-person reflections and regrets.

Clark might once again bite off more than the average listener can chew, but bear with it.

Will third time mean the big time for the worrying pop-poet?

A contradictory concoction of electronica, club-lounge, disco-funk, lullaby-gospel and languid cool that works incredibly well.

North London songsmith heads for new ground on his eleventh studio album

A slinky, slick and lascivious set from Oklahoma's Broncho that's part art-rock, part psych-pop.

Pigeonhole-phobic Joseph Mount and friends sprinkle some sonic extras on their breakthrough record.

Seismic life events trigger new sonic adventures for this troubadour duo, with some exciting, propulsive results.

Haven't we seen this so-so dystopian thriller before?

An 87th minute winner from Ralston Gabriel gave ten-man Haringey Borough a 1-0 win over Margate in the Bostik Premier Divison.

The singer-songwriter from Hertford is hotly tipped as one of the most exciting acts to look out for in 2019. Ahead of his debut album release in April, Ten Tonnes will play a handful of live shows including a date at Scala in February.

Songworks Community Choir's winter concert was held at St Mary with St George, Hornsey Parish Church last Wednesday, December 12. Jo Trew was one of those in attendance…

A high energy return to form for Susie McKenna's legendary annual outing of gliz, hilarity and joy

Does anyone need another Neil Young live album? Well, yes as it happens…

WGC's central force bows out with a moving, cerebral set of alt-country fitting of his legacy.

Travel: 48 hours in Dublin

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tips on where to stay and what to eat in Dublin courtesy of our travel writer, Sophie Ritchie.

David Winskill thoroughly enjoys "a special play which deserves full houses" courtesy of Jesse Briton.

We spoke with Wiggins ahead of his UK tour, which starts in Manchester on Monday.

On Friday, I logged on to Twitter and typed three letters into the search box that have had an important bearing on my life: OCD.

It's a people's revolution. For the very first time, a community cast takes the Olivier stage: around 200 non-professionals, led by a few actors, representing national diversity. And that's no anaemic buzzword here, but real inclusion - assorted ages, sizes, ethnicities, experiences, performers in wheelchairs, in drag, all combining in the art of storytelling. It's end-of-term play meets Danny Boyle's London Olympics Opening Ceremony.

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