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Friday, 21st September, 2018

"We’re perceived as being an overly confident and relatively loud profession, even though, I – like I’m sure many of you – have never felt myself to be either." Playwright James Graham delivers an inspiring speech at this year's h100 Awards. 

Friday, 24th August, 2018

"Painting is a visual phenomena and my work subscribes quite faithfully to this. It has no narrative as such, being abstract, and as far as the viewer is concerned it is made to be enjoyable to look at. I don't seek to deliver messages through my work because I want it to be considered for what it is on an immediate, physical, tangible level, not what it may or may not be saying or doing." We sit down with Second Floor artist in residence Tom Wilmott about his exhibition ‘Ladders of life we scale merrily, move mysteriously around’.

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.

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'.

“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.

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. 

 

 

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.

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?

Tuesday, 27th February, 2018

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

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!

"Walking Wounded” is both an exceptionally powerful and incredibly disturbing dance between fact and fiction tells staff member Maria Mendes.

Monday, 8th January, 2018

We take a look back on an interview with current artist in residence David Ellingsen on what his work aims to communicate. 

 

 

Monday, 8th January, 2018

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.

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

 

Sunday, 29th October, 2017

Following on from Black History Month, member Karlina interviewed legendary singer Millie Small, as part of the Writing Salon. Read the interview here.

Saturday, 14th October, 2017

Club member Mark Heywood who runs The Hospital Club's Writing Salon writes about the life of Arthur Wharton for Black History Month.

 

 

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017

Edward Adoo talks to us about the Diversity in Radio and TV. Is it working?

Friday, 6th October, 2017

Jasper Rees from theartsdesk.com, our media partner for the 2017 h.Club 100 awards gave us a round-up of the evening’s winners.

 

 

 

Thursday, 17th August, 2017

Cinematic photographer Sanges talks surrealism and the creative process.

Monday, 14th August, 2017

Renowned photographer and h.Club featured artist Rick Guest, celebrates his latest exhibit at The National Portait Gallery.

Monday, 14th August, 2017

Current exhibitors Crafts Council interview Tatty Devine founders Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden about their jewellery journey.

Thursday, 3rd August, 2017

Upcoming Artist in Residence, Franke Vassell, opens up about his inspiration and style.

Wednesday, 28th June, 2017

Cole Sternberg, one of our future artist in residents in LA, talks solitude, exploration and how we should all be activists for change.

Thursday, 22nd June, 2017

Art journalist Holly Howe shares her top tips for this year's art extravangaza.

Monday, 5th June, 2017

Theatre critic Mark Shenton stands up for his passion...and ice cream.

Wednesday, 31st May, 2017

Club Artist Hugo Philpott shares his nail-biting moments capturing the Wimbledon greats.

Club Member and theatre critic, Mark Shenton, proves that long haul theatre can bear the sweetest fruit.

Susan Mumford interviews curator and advocate for women artists, Mashonda Tifrere.

Creative Industries Federation’s Head of Development, Jason Jones-Hall encourages us to think outside the tech box.