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What to drink when you\u2019re not drinking<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Thursday, 11th January, 2018<\/div><\/div>

Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit.<\/p>\r\n

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Book review: \u201cWalking Wounded\u201d by Sheila Llewellyn<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Tuesday, 9th January, 2018<\/div><\/div>

\"Walking Wounded” is both an exceptionally powerful and incredibly disturbing dance between fact and fiction tells staff member Maria Mendes.<\/p><\/div>

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David Ellingsen's 'Anthropocene'<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Monday, 8th January, 2018<\/div><\/div>

We take a look back on an interview with current artist in residence David Ellingsen on what his work aims to communicate. <\/p>\r\n

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Meryl McMaster<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Monday, 8th January, 2018<\/div><\/div>

Current artist in residence Meryl McMaster tells us her key influences, self-discovery along with her love of day-dreaming and how she has created a partly fictional and partly real world that is expressed within her art as a way of releasing herself from life’s struggles.<\/p><\/div>

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June Sarpong MBE, Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Tuesday, 28th November, 2017<\/div><\/div>

On Wednesday 8th November, we were joined by one of the most recognisable faces of British television; June Sarpong MBE<\/strong>. Club CEO Sue Walter<\/strong> hosted the evening which explored June’s new book Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration<\/em>. Here’s a look back over the evening…<\/p>\r\n

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BlackSmith<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Wednesday, 8th November, 2017<\/div><\/div>

We caught up with Emerging Creative<\/em> Chris in the Loft Lounge and had a chat about his journey as a musician; his influences, what inspires him and where he is with his career.<\/p>\r\n

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Gaining an \u201cunfair advantage\u201d<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Wednesday, 8th November, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Ahead of a busy month <\/span>Mark Heywood<\/strong>, <\/span>Michael-Walford Williams<\/strong> and <\/span>Emily Man<\/strong> got together to talk about their returning club events <\/span>aimed at giving creative freelancers an edge when it comes to business skills and financial planning<\/span>.<\/span><\/p><\/div>

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Book review: \u201cThe House of Rumour\u201d by Jake Arnott<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Saturday, 4th November, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Staff member Maria Mendes is intrigued “The House of Rumour” by Jake Arnott<\/p><\/div>

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The Bigger Picture<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Friday, 3rd November, 2017<\/div><\/div>

A round-up of events throughout The Bigger Picture series.<\/p><\/div>

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Dalstonian<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Tuesday, 31st October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Will Webb<\/strong>, from our Emerging Creatives programme<\/em> tells us about his recent project. <\/p><\/div>

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Millie Small Interview<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Sunday, 29th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Following on from Black History Month<\/em>, member Karlina<\/strong> interviewed legendary singer Millie Small, <\/strong>as part of the Writing Salon<\/em>. Read the interview here.<\/p><\/div>

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Fashion Sustaining or Sustaining Fashion?\u00a0 What\u2019s the difference?<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Monday, 16th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Hilary<\/strong> of Fashionbytes<\/strong> shares her thoughts on Fashion Sustainability.<\/p>\r\n

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Arthur Wharton by Mark Heywood<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Saturday, 14th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Club member Mark Heywood <\/strong>who runs The Hospital Club's Writing Salon<\/strong><\/span> <\/strong>writes about the life of Arthur Wharton<\/strong><\/span> for Black History Month.<\/span><\/p>\r\n

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Sarah Forbes Bonetta by Shola Asante<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Thursday, 12th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Club member Shola Asante <\/strong>writes about the life of Sarah Forbes Bonetta<\/strong> for Black History Month.<\/p><\/div>

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Diversity in Radio and TV<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Wednesday, 11th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Edward Adoo<\/strong> talks to us about the Diversity in Radio and TV. Is it working?<\/p><\/div>

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Why shopping for local, sustainable fashion doesn't have to be difficult<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Tuesday, 10th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Hannah Donald<\/strong>, directory<\/a><\/span> Communications Manager for Not My Style tells us why shopping for local, sustainable fashion doesn't have to be difficult.<\/p>\r\n

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The h.Club 100 Awards<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Friday, 6th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Jasper Rees<\/strong> from theartsdesk.com<\/strong>, our media partner for the 2017 h.Club 100 awards gave us a round-up of the evening’s winners.<\/p>\r\n

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Evening Primrose: Review<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Friday, 6th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Staff member, Maria Mendes<\/strong>, reviews last month's Book Club pick “Evening Primrose”<\/p><\/div>

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Play for Progress<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Wednesday, 4th October, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Founders of Play for Progress<\/strong>, winner of the 2017 h. Club Foundation's Philanthropic award, discuss their grassroots community-building charity and how you can support vulnerable teen refugees locally. <\/p><\/div>

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\u2018The Future of Activewear\u2019.<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Sunday, 17th September, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Anjhe Mules, <\/strong>Founder and Creative Director of London-based performance apparel brand Lucas Hugh,<\/a> shares insight on how she envisions ‘The Future of Activewear’. <\/p>\r\n

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Fashion through the seasons<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Wednesday, 13th September, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Ahead of her first presentation at London Fashion Week, h.Club Foundation Emerging Creative Nicola Brindle<\/strong> talks about the inspiration behind her past collections.<\/p><\/div>

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Should we take critics recommendation as gospel?<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Saturday, 2nd September, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Theatre critic and member, Mark Shenton<\/strong> talks critical amnesia and being a repeat offender. <\/p><\/div>

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Madness is better than defeat: Review<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Friday, 1st September, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Staff member, Maria Mendes<\/strong>, reviews last month's Book Club pick 'Madness is better than defeat'.<\/p><\/div>

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Freelancers: The Creative Industries' Invisible Backbone<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Monday, 21st August, 2017<\/div><\/div>

CIF's Deputy Head of Research and Policy, Eliza Easton, champions the freelancers keeping the creative industries alive and kicking.<\/p><\/div>

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Art We Love: Sanges<\/h1><\/a><\/div>
<\/i> Thursday, 17th August, 2017<\/div><\/div>

Cinematic photographer Sanges talks surrealism and the creative process.<\/p><\/div>