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Wednesday, 15th August, 2018

The ticket industry is a supply-and-demand based environment; if demand outshines supply then society can then charge more than originally intended. Theatre Critic Mark Shenton speaks about the problem now faced with ‘secondary’ ticket suppliers and how systems are being put in place to create a fairer future for ticket buyers.

Friday, 6th July, 2018

With all eyes on Russia, Club Member Mark Heywood takes a look at the world's most popular sport which brings together people of all cultures – worldwide, and asks: why can't we name a single gay player and where are the rainbow flags?

 

 

Friday, 6th July, 2018

Writing Salon attendee Michelle Witton reflects on last year's historic same-sex marriage vote in Australia, whilst in Sydney.

Friday, 6th July, 2018

Writing Salon regular Natalie Blenford writes of Tel Aviv Pride celebrations. 

Friday, 6th July, 2018

Introducing emaé: 5 minutes with our Emerging Music Creative ahead of her Oak Room headline. 

Sunday, 17th June, 2018

"I remember saying to a friend how my work was of imaginary places, but she pointed out that I had been to them all and photographed them, which amused me". We talk to Second Floor artist in residence Jane Ward about her exhibition 'Watcher of the skies'.

Sunday, 17th June, 2018

At the start of Refugee week, we caught up with the founders of Play for progress, ahead of thier events at h Club London

“I Will Be Complete” is a memoir written by Glen David Gold for Glen David Gold. It’s a journey that he’s taking for his own good, to make sense of himself. Indulgent in length, it feels as if you are listening to a first draft of a novel as it’s being written, on that one moment, being born right there and then. It’s enchanting and addictive.

Theatre Critic Mark Shenton takes a look at the pressure and demand of theatres on Broadway, along with this summers new openings on both sides of the Atlantic.

 

Theatre critic Mark Shenton on the domination of British nominees in this year’s (72nd) Tony Awards.

Evy Cauldwell-French, Policy and Events Officer at the Creative Industries Federation reminds us of the importance of creative spaces within central London.

You can tell you are in the south from the moment it begins, even if you go in blind without having read anything about the book before starting. Winthrop’s writing is one of and for the senses, transporting you in the blink of an eye. The heat of the stove, the smell of fried catfish, the sweetness of pecan pie, caramel melting in your mouth… it’s a beautiful feast of flavour.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018

We have teamed up with Threadgold London to offer members and exclusive 20% of personal tailoring. We caught up with founder Katie Williams to hear how it all started...

 

 

 

 

Monday, 30th April, 2018

We talk with Second Floor artist in residence; David Downes about his exhibition 'London Calling to LA LA Land' and find out about his connection to architecture. 

 

 

Take a closer look at this year's five Emerging Creatives.

Theatre critic and member, Mark Shenton looks back at this years' Olivier Awards 

 

Monday, 12th March, 2018

We talk with artist in residence and Evening Standard Contemporary Art Prize winner; HelenA Pritchard about her exhibition 'Not The Actual Size' and her inspiration.

A gracefully written emotional roller coaster, it will offer to hold your hand and take you down your own memory lane. It comes full circle, a novel that you experience, that you live through. Staff member Maria Mendes reviews The End of Loneliness.

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Performer, artist and filmmaker Lisa Gornick asks what is lesbian film? Does it need a label? Why is lesbian film labelled but straight film not?

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Blythe Stewart, 2015/2016 Emerging Creative for Theatre and Performance, shares with us her most recent production; The Moor and how being an Emerging Creative has helped her journey. 

 

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

By member Nicolai Schuemann speaks of Hannah Arendt; a German born Jewish American philosopher and political theorist. “Storytelling reveals meaning without the error of defining it.” 

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Club member Mark Heywood looks at gender disparity in film. 

Tuesday, 27th February, 2018

Curator Colin Ledwith talks to artist Paul Hodgson about all things Blueprints.

Theatre critic Mark Shenton lets us in on the secret of where to find affordable theatre tickets

"It’s an incredibly palpable and atmospheric experience, a feast for the senses." Staff member Maria Mendes reviews The Wicked Cometh.

Friday, 9th February, 2018

We sit down with British Fashion Designer Lulu Guinness to talk this seasons must have, quick style tips and guilty pleasures!

Thursday, 8th February, 2018

You all know and love them; they're the ones who make you laugh in the morning, don’t judge you when you’ve left your wallet in the Club (for the third night in a row) and who always lend an ear when you need to moan or rant. Give it up for Front of House Supervisors Chris Gazzard and Fifi Homan

Part of the magic of theatre is watching something in the moment, live and raw; once it’s gone, it’s gone. In a consumption hungry society, theatre critic Mark Shenton compares the different lives of TV and theatre critics.

 

 

Friday, 12th January, 2018

Instructor Abbey Chambers talks to us about the importance of self-care.