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 […]


Sin Fronteras closing event

Employment Academy 29 Peckham Road, Southwark, London, United Kingdom

To mark the end of a successful programme of creative leadership workshops, the talented and committed group of young Latin American women will share their experiences and the creative works they've produced at a celebration with parents, workshop facilitators and other invited guests. The programme was led by the Latin American Women's Rights Service, under the coordination […]

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 […]

Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series Launch

Bush House Lecture Theatre 2, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG

Professor Claire Taylor, University of Liverpool: 'Points of Intersection: Digital Modern Languages' Abstract: In my talk I would like to explore the points of interconnection that have arisen in recent years between Modern Languages and the digital broadly conceived, this latter encompassing digital humanities, digital culture, digital pedagogy, and many more. Starting from an overview […]

Art Book Exhibition

Pem People Pop-Up Shop 91 Peckham High Street, London, United Kingdom

Join the Open World Research Initiative and the Latin American Youth Forum for a cartoneras exhibition, showcasing a creative community engagement project for and by young Latin Americans in south-east London. In collaboration with Building Young Brixton and the IndoAmerican Refugee and Migrant Organization (IRMO). Event poster   El cartel

London Spanish Book and Zine Fair

InSpire – The Crypt at St Peter’s Liverpool Grove, London, United Kingdom

The London Spanish Book and Zine Fair, the first dedicated event to publications in Spanish in the United Kingdom, will take place on the Friday 4th and Saturday 5th of October 2019 at InSpire, the Crypt of St Peter’s, Liverpool Grove, SE17 2HH. LSBF will showcase Spanish, English and dual language publications by Iberoamerican authors […]


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 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 […]

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 Redbridge – where the students speak 47 languages between them – come and watch a new verbatim play that explores and celebrates multilingualism. Join playwright […]

Cartoneras in London: Untold Stories from Latin America

The Migration Museum The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High St, Lambeth, London

Cartoneras (Cardboard Publishing) is a unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, which offers alternative forms of community engagement, activism, and social change. The event will offer the chance to find out about this unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, and the Latin American community in London. A presentation by researchers Lucy Bell (University of Surrey) […]