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June 2019

Celebrating Indigenous Languages and Inti Raymi (The Festival of the Sun)

June 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Paul Church, Lorrimore Square, London, SE17 3QU, St Paul Church, Lorrimore Square
London, SE17 3QU United Kingdom
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Comunidad Rimanakuy invites you to celebrate Inti Raymi (The Festival of the Sun) in the International Year of Indigenous Languages! Comunidad Rimanakuy is a Quechua-speaking community group that aims to promote, support and protect the Andean cultures and Latin American indigenous languages in London. Funded by OWRI’s Cross Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community project from the Institute of Modern Languages Research, and supported by the Institute of Latin American Studies, the Consulate General of Peru and Teléfono de la Esperanza- VOADES,…

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October 2019

Playing with Prose Theatre Workshop

October 9, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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 is private, the reader using their own imagination fuelled by the writer’s words to create the characters and landscapes, locating and exploring the themes and…

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Echoes Festival: Latin American Music Performance

October 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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 | brownpapertickets.com (to be released) Part of Echoes Festival of Latin Classical Music, organised by ILAMS in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, Poliphonia and the Institute of Modern Languages Research and the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI), Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community, Translingual Strand, with the kind support of the Brazilian…

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November 2019

Making Theatre in Exile

November 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampstead Jazz Club (Duke of Hamilton Pub), 23-25 New End Road
London, NW3 1JD United Kingdom
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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 from Nazi-occupied Austria during the Second World War. Rekindling the Viennese tradition of political cabaret, they reflect on their new surroundings and hopes for the future, and bring a beacon of light to the 30,000-strong traumatised refugee community. The Laterndl received wide critical acclaim and soon came to symbolise the community's resistance…

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At Home I Speak

November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch
London, E1 6LA
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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 Redbridge – where the students speak 47 languages between them – come and watch a new verbatim play that explores and celebrates multilingualism. Join playwright Neela Doležalová, writer Malachi McIntosh, and modern languages academics. for a post-show panel discussion on contemporary attitudes to multilingualism. Further details to follow.

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