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LCC recommends: Things to do in London in April

Diversity Matters Awareness Week @1,5x
Diversity Matters Awareness Week @1,5x

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25 April 2018

We’ve rounded up top things to do this month as recommended by LCC students, staff and our local community.

Exhibitions to visit:

Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Counter Investigations is a survey exhibition of the work of Forensic Architecture, an independent research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London. Until 13 May 2018.

Find out about Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture

The Ey Exhibition Picasso 1932 – Love, fame, tragedy

Tate Modern

A month by month journey through Picasso’s ‘year of wonders’ 1932 was an intensely creative period in the life of the 20th century’s most influential artist. This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern. Until 9 September 2018

Find out about The Ey Exhibition Picasso 1932 – Love, fame, tragedy.

Joan Jonas

Tate Modern

Hero to a generation of younger artists, Joan Jonas is a pioneer of performance and video who has pushed the boundaries of art for the last five decades. Until 5 August 2018.

Find out about Joan Jonas

Events to visit:

Diversity Matters Awareness Week at LCC​

A series of events covering themes to promote race equality; representation of marginalised groups, diversity in the creative industries, student-staff dialogue, mental wellbeing and  innovative thinking through creativity. 23 April – 27 April. “One week, 11 events addressing race equality awareness through workshops, talks and creative projects!”, recommends organiser Kai Luttedrot, BA (Hons) Journalism graduate.

Find out about Diversity Matters Awareness Week at LCC

Morgan Stanley Friday Lates: A Bridge to the Continent

Wallace Collection

Celebrating young talent from across London and Europe to create an evening of talks, performances, happenings and installations taking inspiration from the European cross-culture collaborations in the collection as curated by creative Rosemary Cronin. Featuring two LCC BA (Hons) Interaction Design Arts students amongst student work from across UAL, Siobhan Davies Dance, Birkbeck and Queen Mary University. “What looks to be a great night celebrating future creators from London and beyond, enabling the public to be involved in art, design, craft and more,” recommends Megan St Clair Morgan, Communications Coordinator. 20 April 2018, 6.30-9.30pm

Find out about Morgan Stanley Friday Lates: A Bridge to the Continent.

Shows to see:

Twinkle Twinkle

Touched Theatre, Arts Depot

Touched Theatre are touring their new shows for 1-3 year olds called Twinkle Twinkle. They will be performing in London at the Arts Depot May 30th – June 2nd, but can be seen at other venues throughout May. “This is one for all of those who have young children (or are still very young at heart!). Lovely puppetry, touching story and great music!,” recommends Sara Ekenger, Course Leader for MA Design Management and Cultures. 30 May – 2 June 2018

Find out about Twinkle Twinkle

Beta Public VIII

Camden People’s Theatre

Discover new videogames and performance, whilst experimenting, collaborating and sharing awesome stuff. David King, MA Games Design Course Leader, says: “I’ve managed to make it to most of the previous Beta Public events and each one has been fantastic and insightful. It’s a collection of varied, unique and interesting games and theatre pieces which merge together to provoke deep discussions. Or if you’re not feeling deep, play fun/weird games, watch some marvellous theatre and meet great new people.” 30 April 2018, 7pm

Find out about Beta Public VIII

Local Deals:

Orbit Beers

Arches 225 & 228, Fielding Street, Walworth, London, SE17 3HD

A new ‘Locals Card’ is available to allow people who live (or work) locally to get discounts on every beer they drink in the tap room. “This has to be mentioned, great for students, staff and the wider community!” says Gill Henderson, Regeneration and Cultural Partnerships Manager.

Find out about Orbit Beers discount for locals