Tag Archives: Jennifer Cavanagh

“Colours of Africa”: It takes an art auction…. 3.5*

An edited version of this review has appeared on MyVillage.com An inspiring and moving art collection sees the Tabernacle’s boutique gallery plastered floor to ceiling with colourful sketches and painting.  These disarming works are unique, refreshing and offer an uncontrived … Continue reading

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Wittenberg @ The Gate Theatre – 4*

An edited version of this review has appeared on MyVillage.com David Davalos’ Wittenberg centres around whether “to believe or not to believe” with undecided scholar Prince Hamlet in the crossfire of wits as Theology lecturer Martin Luther and Philosopher Dr … Continue reading

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Golborne Street Festival

It is touch and go as to whether the rain will hold off but this Sunday sees the return of the Golborne Street Festival. Still a young contender this day-long party doesn’t have the history or identity of similar events … Continue reading

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Top 10 Notting Hill Drinking Dens

Hardly overrun with late night venues Notting Hill maintains some top-notch venues for quality drinks.  In support of these fine establishments this list is split between bars and resto-bars and we’ve found the best of both for a fine night … Continue reading

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Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd : 50 Years lead for a London Première – 3.5 *

The Finborough, a sure bet for fringe theatre, currently delivers top drawer musical enjoyment with a revival of “Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd”. Set in the smallest Big Top I’ve ever seen the story is … Continue reading

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In Quest of Conscience: A worthy topic lost in translation – 3*

Quest of Conscience brings the interviews of extermination camp Nazi Commandant Franz Stangl to the stage.   An intriguing, devastating subject matter yet Gitta Sereny’s interviews, so real on paper, translate poorly to the “boards”. The four-piece production, made up of … Continue reading

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Circus: Playing with Diners 1.5*

I enjoy entertainment while dining so I visited another of London’s “supperclubs” with optimism.  Circus, near Covent Garden, was greatly hyped so my expectations were tempered and I wasn’t terribly surprised by the gaping chasm between publicity and reality at … Continue reading

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