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LONDON ART WEEK SUMMER 2018                                                                                                              29th June to 6th July, Preview 28th June

London Art Week is a twice-yearly event, offering the best of pre-contemporary art in London's traditional fine art district.

Talks and events are scheduled throughout the week, delivered by some of the UK's most distinguished art historians and curators. There is no tent: visitors have the luxury of discovering masterpieces within our beautiful gallery spaces, all situated within walking distance.

From ancient sculptures to Old Master drawings and post-Impressionist paintings, LAW offers visitors the chance to see, and buy, extraordinary works.  For seasoned collectors as well as those simply curious to learn more about art, London Art Week dealers are always on hand and delighted to share their knowledge and expertise.


Pressure

Ambassador's Theatre

6th June to 1st September 2018

BOX OFFICE: 0207 395 5405        https://www.pressureplay.co.uk

Monday - Saturday, 7.30pm

Thursday and Saturday 3pm   -   Tickets from £15

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As part of the City of London’s 2018 Women: Work and Power programme of events and activities, the City Guides (CLGLA)  are leading tours around the Guildhall Art Gallery and City.

Women have always been at the heart of City life. As well as those trailblazing in business, science, the arts and politics, there are the countless, now forgotten working women whose stories also deserve to be told.  Join a City Guide on these exciting walks as we celebrate the centenary of women getting the vote and hear about the lives and achievements of some of the women who have helped forge the City across the ages.  All the tours are free and you simply turn up on the day.

 Women on Canvas

Every Thursday until November 29th      12.30-1.30pm

Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AE.  Free entry, accessible venue.                                 Take a guided tour of the Gallery’s permanent collection and discover the women featured, from artists to muses, including Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s La Ghirlandata and John Collier’s Clytemnestra. Uncover the social history revealed by the works of art - from girls who started work aged four and women who challenged conventions to become doctors and educationists.

 

 Women of the West  

Various Mondays and Thursdays  11.00am – 1.00pm or 2.00pm – 4.00pm (depending on the date)

Plus Wednesday 15 August, 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Meet outside St Paul’s Tube Station (Exit 1, Cheapside).  The entire walk is step-free

 Join a City Guide to hear stories of famous queens, forgotten women workers, medieval business owners and 20th-century heroines on this walking tour of the City. Grim tales of a woman’s work during the plague, suffragette activity and two of the most powerful women in the City’s history will give you a new insight into the lives of women Londoners.      For a full list of  Women of the West dates and times please see http://www.cityoflondonguides.com/tours/women-work-and-power-women-of-the-west

 

Women of the East

Various Mondays and Thursdays     11.00am – 1.00pm or 2.00pm – 4.00pm (depending on the date)

Plus two evening walks Wednesday 11 July and 5 September, 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Meet outside Monument Station (Fish Street Hill Exit).  The entire walk is step-free                     See London personified as a woman on one of the city’s most famous landmarks! Find out how suffragettes used such places to further their cause and hear about much earlier political activists from the women of Billingsgate to anti-slavery campaigners.  We will hear about free-spirited medieval nuns and great abbesses along with some ground-breaking women in today’s Church along with women in the East whose industry bedecked women going up West and one of today’s most influential business leaders.      For a full list of  Women of the East dates and times please see http://www.cityoflondonguides.com/tours/women-work-and-power-women-of-the-east


 

Tribal Art London

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5th to 8th September

Tribal Art London is the only tribal art fair of its kind in the UK, held annually at Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.  The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity


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The Cake & Bake Show

5th to 7th October 2018

The Cake & Bake Show are excited to officially announce the ambassadors for The Cake & Bake Show 2018!

Returning to the line-up this year, we have the TV personality, chef, author and cookery school owner Rosemary Shrager, Master Pâtissier, author and cake maker to his Eric Lanlard, and joining new for 2018 Jane Asher; actress, author and successful baker. We also have two Great British Bake-off stars appearing, including 2016 Winner Candice Brown and personality Paul Jagger; remembered for creating a lion made entirely out of bread.

These aren't the only famous faces you'll see at the show this year, The Super Theatre and The Decorating Stage will also play host to array of renowned foodie experts and talented chefs.

Keep checking back, as more ambassadors will be announced!