In Search of the Music of Language & Sing-a-Lang!

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Two events in celebration of the European Day of Languages. 10.00am - 5.30pm: An interdisciplinary study day examining the relationships between music and language. Presenters to include: Klara Kofen, Prof. Fiona Sampson, Dr Nina Rolland, Prof. Philip Grange, Dr Paul Archbold, Prof. Marta Mateo. Morning sessions will feature screenings of interviews with composers on the […]

Concert: Debussy in Spain

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Echoes Festival is the first and only annual festival showcasing the classical music of Spain, Portugal and Latin America - launched in 2016 as the new flagship project of ILAMS (the Iberian and Latin American Music Society), in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute. Now in its third year, the Festival has brought unique classical Iberican […]

Language and Identity: Explorations Through Film

Former Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5NH

The dynamic relationship between languages and the different community identities to which they are linked can be explored innovatively through film.  This event will showcase four short films made by former students of the University of Manchester’s Visual Anthropology MA programme, who are now independent film makers. They address themes from the Manchester-led, Arts and […]

Brixton Reel Film Premiere: Virginia Casta

The Cinema Museum Dugard Way, London, United Kingdom

Virginia Casta A premiere of the Colombian romantic comedy film, followed by Cuban and Salsa music. Director: Claudio Cataño (Colombia) | Spanish with English subtitles. Based on a best selling Colombian novel Virginia Casta stars acclaimed actress Cristina Umaña who gives a darkly comic performance as a love damaged heroine. Devastated by her recent break […]


Poet in the Archives: Michael Hamburger

The British Library 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

An evening of readings and discussion at The British Library in celebration of the life, work and legacy of poet-translator Michael Hamburger. Preceded by a drinks reception from 18:15 in the Eliot Room. Michael Hamburger, whose archive came to the British Library after his death in 2007, translated many of the great German and Austrian […]

Playing with Prose Theatre Workshop

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Adapting Novels for the Stage A two-day workshop for university students Led by Jack Tarlton (8 Days: To the Moon and Back) Join us for this creative workshop for university students, exploring adaptations of novels for the stage. Reading a novel and watching an adaptation of that novel in the theatre are two very distinct experiences. The first […]

Echoes Festival: Latin American Music Performance

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Alessandro Santoro: piano & speaker Lecture-Recital: The Piano Preludes of Cláudio Santoro Tickets: In Advance: £14 | £12 Concessions On the Door: £18 | £16 Concessions Bookings: 0800 411 8881 […]

Making Theatre in Exile

Hampstead Jazz Club (Duke of Hamilton Pub) 23-25 New End Road, London, United Kingdom

Delving into a suitcase full of sketches, songs and letters, the theatre group  brings to life the story of the Laterndl theatre in Hampstead, established by a group of exile actors and writers […]

At Home I Speak

Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London

What are the links between language and imagination? How do the languages we speak relate to community, culture and identity? Following a 2-month arts residency at Gearies Primary School in […]