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Posts Tagged ‘Hayward Gallery’

A preview of the National Trust Brutal Utopias Tour at the Southbank Centre

Those lucky enough to be booked on to a Brutal Utopias tour at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery will get to see behind scenes before everything shuts down for two years…

Written by Amelia Gregory

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It’s no great secret that I’m a big fan of Brutalist architecture, so I pulled out all the stops to join a preview of the Brutal Utopias tour hosted by the National Trust over the next few weeks (tickets sadly already sold out). The tour offers a unique chance to see areas of the Southbank Centre that are not usually open to the public before the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Hayward Gallery close their doors for a major refurb. Baby Carys came along in my wrap and was admirably well behaved for a not quite two month old.

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We began our adventure with Joseph Watson (London creative director of the National Trust) in the bowels of the complex, tracing the… read more

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Red Lines: an interview with Danish musician Hannah Schneider

Hannah Schneider grew up surrounded by classical music, an influence which shines through the pop melodies on her third album, the first to be released in the UK. If you love the likes of Robyn you'll love Red Lines.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hannah Schneider by Essi Kimpimaki. Danish born Hannah Schneider comes from an illustrious musical heritage: her grandfather was famed violinist Alexander Schneider, a member of the celebrated Budapest String Quartet […]

An interview with award-winning typeface designer and Royal College of Art lecturer Henrik Kubel

On the launch of A2/SW/HK’s most comprehensive typeface collection to date, the Danish typeface designer opens the doors of his sleek London-based design studio to Amelia’s Magazine to talk about his latest project and passion for type

Written by Kat Phan

Fifteen typefaces designed for commercial use, seek 2010 (A2-TYPE, doctor London) On a bitingly chilly but sunny Saturday afternoon, sildenafil I sauntered down to the A2/SW/HK design studio in the […]

Love Art London: A Victorian Walking Tour around the Hyde Park Sculptures

Pugin, GF Watts, Jacob Epstein, Peter Pan... there's a whole host to learn about the wonderful sculptures that sit in Hyde Park. Read on to learn loads of fascinating facts accompanied by some wonderful pictures. Perfect for geeks like me.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Climate Camp No Tar Sands Chris Pensa of Love Art London. All photography by Amelia Gregory. When members only art club Love Art London invited me to join them on […]

Art Listings: 3rd August – 9th August

Weekly Listings, London

Written by Alice Watson

Oxfam’s Pedal Powered Outdoor Cinema Laban Creekside London SE8 3DZ Thursday 6th August 7:30pm Free “A screening of Franny Armstrong’s ‘The Age of Stupid’, sickness cheapest starring Pete Postlethwaite, followed […]