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London theatre Director awarded CBE for services to the arts

Lisa Burger, who is Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive of the National Theatre and Chair of the Lyric Hammersmith, said she was honoured by the news.

   

London Mayor praises school teacher on children’s book promoting Covid vaccine

Banji Alexander was inspired to write his book, “Lockdown Looms: Reggie’s Birthday Party”, because of the effect of the pandemic.

  

America in Crisis exploring decades of social change at the Saatchi Gallery

A new exhibition exploring decades of social change in the US through photographs is set to open this month at the Saatchi Gallery.

  

Vault Festival announces cancellation due to Covid concerns

Organisers Andy George and Adam Gray said: “It is with broken hearts that we make this statement.”

  

Call out for enthusiastic singers to join Wimbledon choir

Rachel Lynes, who spent ten years performing lead roles in London’s West End, has put the call out for enthusiastic singers to join the new choir. 

  

StoryTrails, bringing untold stories to life through augmented reality (AR)

A project aiming to tell stories from the community in a unique, immersive way is looking for creative people to help bring history to life.

  

Remembering the action that created a community spirit

An exhibition about how to make your community thrive takes place over at the Oxo Tower Wharf

  

COMPETITION: Win a Family Ticket to the world-famous Beaulieu National Motor Museum

The South London Press has teamed up with the Beaulieu National Motor Museum to offer a fantastic prize.

  

GETAWAYS: The majestic Beaulieu and a trip to Burley in The New Forest

The New Forest is the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of London life – with its ancient woodland, free-roaming animals and stunning coastlines.

  

The Royal Observatory announces dates of annual Astronomy Photography Competition

In its fourteenth year, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year will open to entrants of all ages and abilities on January 10 and has a grand prize of £10,000.  

  

The Southbank Centre announces experimental series of performances

The Southbank Centre has announced a brand new set of performances as part of an experimental series.

  

Cross the Tracks Festival 2022 to be held in Brockwell Park

A one-day music festival held in Brockwell park has announced the line-up for next summer’s event.

  

Gipsy Hill writer Caleb Azumah Nelson wins Costa First Novel Award for Open Water

The judges said: “We all loved this contemporary portrait of masculinity – it’s like nothing else we’ve ever read.”

  

London Eye welcomes 2022 with Review of 2021 light display

The show, available to watch on the London Eye’s social channels from 4pm on December 31 – will recognise 15 key moments that moved us in 2021.  

  

The National Theatre showcases All Kinds of Limbo via Virtual Reality

All Kinds of Limbo XR can be watched via a Virtual Reality headset, as Augmented Reality on a phone or tablet, or as a desktop experience. 

  

The Clapham Grand presents a series of comedy specials for 2022

Some of the biggest names in comedy are set to give South Londoners a laugh in Clapham next year.

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