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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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St Katharine's Docks festival last year [photo: Jesper Mattias]

Dunkirk Little Ships and Queen’s Barge arrive at St Katharine’s-by-The-Tower

A flotilla of Dunkirk Little Ships that took part in the 1940 ‘Operation Dynamo’ rescues and The Queen’s row barge from the Diamond Jubilee Thames pageant are on display near the Tower of London today.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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Lawrence Bradshaw working on clay model of Karl Marx statue, 1955 [photo: Laurence Henderson]

Secrets behind radical public scultures revealed at Whitchapel Gallery

Stories behind some of London’s most radical public sculptures and why they’ve caused so much controversy are unravelled in a display that draws on the late Henry Moore’s archives.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Album review: Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze, An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

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Mark Wallinger

Turner prizewinner Mark Wallinger selects artists for last Bow Arts show in old pickle factory

Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger is curating this year’s renowned Bow Arts Open Show being staged in an old pickle factory.

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54 Tall Ships are taking part in grand parade on Thames on September 9 at Greenwich, like these at Keil Regatta in July [photo: Mike Brooke]

54 Tall Ships to parade on the Thames after Falmouth-Greenwich regatta

The Maritime clock is being turned back on the Thames to the days of sailing when 54 tall ships stage a grand parade next week.

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Natalie Wilcox in 'Lie Back and Think of America'

PREVIEW: Lie Back and Think of America—in wartime Bethnal Green

Natalie Wilcox is taking on all six roles in the play she has written about life in London’s East End at the height of the Second World War.

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Author Penny Hancock

Mile End setting for new psychological thriller

The streets of Mile End are the setting for author Penny Hancock’s new psychological thriller, A Trick of the Mind.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

Read full story »

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Natalie Wilcox in 'Lie Back and Think of America'

PREVIEW: Lie Back and Think of America—in wartime Bethnal Green

Natalie Wilcox is taking on all six roles in the play she has written about life in London’s East End at the height of the Second World War.

Read full story »

Arts See all

Lawrence Bradshaw working on clay model of Karl Marx statue, 1955 [photo: Laurence Henderson]

Secrets behind radical public scultures revealed at Whitchapel Gallery

Stories behind some of London’s most radical public sculptures and why they’ve caused so much controversy are unravelled in a display that draws on the late Henry Moore’s archives.

Read full story »

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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