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Hopemas 2010
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Hopemas 2010

In May 2010, British National Party leader Nick Griffin was heavily defeated in his attempt to become the first British National Party MP. In order to celebrate this and honour BNP opposition—specifically the group ‘Hope for Hate’—an event called ‘Hopemas’ will be held on Friday, 17 December 2010. The British […]

Union City, art & resistance
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Union City, art & resistance

The cuts announced in the United Kingdom have led to a springboard of responses—students, workers and communities protesting, discussions led weekly—and now, Union City is back with another night of artists expressing their opposition on Monday, 13 December at the Camden Barfly. Union City is a London-based collective of artists […]

‘Abel’: A portrait of a Mexican family
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‘Abel’: A portrait of a Mexican family

The UK premiere of this critically acclaimed darkly funny and poignant film about parental absenteeism in Mexico is set to hit select screens nationwide on January 7th 2011. Recently played at Cannes, Sundance and London Film Festivals it received rave reviews while picking up the Horizontes Award for best Latin […]

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. […]

‘Voices of The Word’, an experiment…
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‘Voices of The Word’, an experiment…

Previously performed in 2007, 2008 and 2009 at the Instituto Cervantes and Bolivar Hall, London, to great public acclaim, the Tierra Theatre Company (Latin Theatre in the UK) returns to the scene with ‘Voices of The Word’, a minimalist play based on texts originally written in prose by the renowned […]