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Life after death in ancient Egypt
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Life after death in ancient Egypt

The British Museum explores this fascinating topic in its major autumn exhibition entitled “Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian book of the dead”. The intriguing and mystical world of this civilization is presented through an unparalleled collection of “Book of the Dead” papyri. This is a unique opportunity for visitors […]

‘Abel’ Premiere in London
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‘Abel’ Premiere in London

Launched in Mexico last May, where the film beat box-office records, ‘Abel’ tells the story, through a combination of drama and humour, of an actual problem that is occurring in Central America: parental absence brought about by parents emigrating to the USA to look for work. The film, directed by […]

Winter Concert 2010
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Winter Concert 2010

The main event at this year’s winter concert, organised annually by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), will be the performance of “Seven Jewish Children” by the playwright Caryl Churchill. This play is a reflexion on Israel’s attack on Gaza and premiered at The Royal Court Theatre, London, in February 2009. […]

Two centuries of independence
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Two centuries of independence

2010 represents a milestone in Latin America’s history as much of the continent celebrated their bicentenary of freedom from the Spanish Empire. The Latin American Bicentary Group is looking back on this momentous occasion with an upcoming talk on “Latin American Independence 200 Years after Bolivar’s Visit to London”, headed […]

The Fabric Works
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The Fabric Works

On 14 October 2010 Hauser and Wirth opened a new gallery on Savile Road with a solo exhibition by the late artist, Louise Bourgeois. Lori DeGolyer Bourgeois, born in Paris in 1911, adopted a unique and elemental relationship with textiles from her parents tapestry restoration shop when she was young, […]