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Inside Out Festival 2012

In association with The New Statesman and Times Higher Education.

The festival, which took place in venues across London during wk Monday 22 October to Sunday 28 October 2012, highlighted the massive contribution that TCCE members make to the creative life of London.


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University Challenged

Mon 22 October 2012, 7pm

In a cross between “Question Time” and “University Challenge” a panel of academics…

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Culture Now: Steven Berkoff in conversation with Geoffrey Colman

Fri 26 October 2012, 1pm

As part of a series of Culture Now talks honouring mavericks in film and theatre, Geoffrey Colman joins Steven Berkoff for this lunchtime conversation.

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Michael Morpurgo in conversation with Maggie Fergusson: ‘The Spoils of War’

Mon 22 October 2012, 7pm-8.30pm

Michael Morpurgo talks about his belief that children’s writers should not be afraid to tackle pain and suffering as well as joy.

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John Berger: Art and Property Now

Mon 22 October 2012, Monday to Saturday, 1pm-7pm

Art and Property Now brings together unseen highlights from John Berger’s archive.

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Triumph of the Will

Mon 22 October 2012, (Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm)

Camberwell Space is proud to present Triumph of the Will, curated by Fieldgate Gallery with Tom Dale, Kris Emmerson and Kathleen Herbert.

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Happening to Be

Mon 22 October 2012, Mon – Fri 09.30am – 6.00pm, Sat 09.30am – 4.30 pm

Happening to Be is a gallery exhibition showcasing the work of five distinguished creative practitioners.

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The Theatre of Two Times: Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre Exhibition

Mon 22 October 2012, Monday to Saturday; 1-7pm

An exhibition charting the extraordinary history of an Elizabethan-style Polish theatre from its beginnings in 17th century Gdansk to today.

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The Boat Project: ‘Collective Spirit’ in the Quad

Mon 22 October 2012, 9am-9pm

Fresh from her maiden voyage one of the world’s most extraordinary boats is coming to King’s College London. 

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Framed! Contemporary Eyewear in Fashion

Mon 22 October 2012, Monday–Friday: 10am–6pm Saturday: 10am–4pm: Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

Framed! explores the cultural significance of contemporary eyewear and celebrates the rise and rise of fashion’s ultimate luxury accessory. 

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343 Perspectives by Nikolaj Larsen

Mon 22 October 2012, Tues – Fri: 11am – 5pm; Sat & Sun: 11am – 4pm

This new work by Nikolaj Larsen will investigate themes of isolation and community in a residential area served by only one mode of public transport. 

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Shrinking England: Will Self in conversation with Patrick Wright

Tue 23 October 2012, 8-9pm

Will Self will talk about England and its transforming presence in his recent writings.

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Minerva Piano Trio: The Chamber Music of Schubert and the young Brahms

Tue 23 October 2012, 7pm

Minerva Piano Trio was founded in London by three young acclaimed soloists with a shared passion for chamber music in spring 2012.

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Guildhall Jazz Singers

Tue 23 October 2012, 8pm

A showcase of Guildhall jazz singers.

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MEG 88 Lord Adonis: ‘Education, Education, Education’

Tue 23 October 2012, 6.30-8.30pm

This book describes Tony Blair’s quest to transform standards and opportunities in England’s schools, and his ambition to make English education truly world class.

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Arab-Israeli Book Review: “Over Here, Over There: Exploring Diaspora Identity”

Tue 23 October 2012, 7.30pm

A discussion on two exciting books which explore the complex relationship between the Diaspora and the Middle East…

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Early Music Performance

Tue 23 October 2012, 7pm - 8.30pm

Jane Chapman’s harpsichord performance will include recitals of ‘Biblical Sonata’, ‘Walzing in the Ether’ and ‘Metamorphoses’.

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Piano Masterclass: Barry Snyder

Tue 23 October 2012, 2pm

A masterclass for Trinity Laban piano students with Barry Snyder, internationally renowned concert pianist and Professor at Eastman School of Music in the U.S.

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Death and Space

Tue 23 October 2012, 6.15 pm for a 6.30pm start

‘Death and the Contemporary’ is a series of site-specific events that will take place across the capital in October 2012. Panel discussions with…

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‘On Some Threshold of the Air’ – Songs of Viktor Ullmann with English Touring Opera

Tue 23 October 2012, 8pm

This season English Touring Opera’s national tour presents an exciting new production of Viktor Ullmann’s brilliant work, The Emperor of Atlantis.

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Transformations in the Middle East: The Arab Spring and Beyond

Wed 24 October 2012, 7.30pm-8.30pm

Change is afoot in the Middle East. This session looks at the visual representation and discourse of contemporary political activism in the Middle East.

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Prints ‘R’ Us

Wed 24 October 2012, Open daily 11.00am - 6.00pm

PRINTS ‘R’ US brings together the work of Brad Faine and Steven Thomas, two influential British artists who are exhibiting together for the first time.

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Al-Qa’ida Resurgent?

Wed 24 October 2012, 6-7.30pm

The forum will feature Abdel Bari Atwan talking about the subject of his new book After Bin Laden: Al-Qa’ida, The Next Generation, as basis for a broader discussion about Al-Qa’ida.

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TCCE in association with The British Academy Panel Debate: Where are all the women?

Wed 24 October 2012, 6-7.30pm, followed by a drinks reception

The issue of gender equality appears to be back in the spotlight. Or at least it appears to be…

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Museum of Brands – Branding James Bond

Wed 24 October 2012, 6pm-7.30pm

Join us at the Museum of Brands for our first evening lecture, considering the branding implications within film.  

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Wed 24 October 2012, 5.15 - 7pm

John Sturgeon spotlights some challenging explorations of forty-plus years of practice amid the exponential rise of electronic/digital media.

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Book as Artefact

Thu 25 October 2012, 6.30pm

An evening of discussion on the influence of digitalisation on the book.

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Philosophy Salon

Thu 25 October 2012, 7pm-8pm

Join us for a philosophical discussion on death, led by Dr Michael Takeo Magruder of King’s College London.

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Contemporary Dance Mixed Programme

Thu 25 October 2012, (Thur & Fri; 7.30pm)

Final year students at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance present four works by commissioned artists.

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Haydn: The Creation

Thu 25 October 2012, 7.30pm

Cruse Bereavement Care and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance present a gala performance of Haydn’s renowned oratorio: The Creation.

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Recorder Concert

Thu 25 October 2012, 1.05pm

Guildhall musicians perform a selection of chamber music for recorder consort.

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Lunchtime Readings Series: Susanna Jones

Thu 25 October 2012, 1pm

Novelist and Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, Susanna Jones, reads from her book When Nights Were Cold (2012).

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Opera Group Event

Thu 25 October 2012, 8-9pm

For this year Arts & Humanities Festival, The Opera Group has assembled a selection of  partnerships to present their findings of these workshops to a public audience.

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Macbeth, Montage and Machinima

Thu 25 October 2012, 3-5pm

A presentation of the game-authoring software Missionmaker and 3D animations using Moviestorm.

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Queer Pasts, Queer Futures: Film screening of Derek Jarman’s Edward II at Somerset House

Thu 25 October 2012, 6.00pm

Derek Jarman’s Edward II is a postmodern take on the life of the queer medieval monarch…

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Arab – Israeli Book Club Give Away Competition

Fri 26 October 2012

Thanks to our friends at Orion Books and Bloomsbury Publishing we have 3 pairs of “Only in London” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” to give away.

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Piano Masterclass with Barry Snyder October 26th

Fri 26 October 2012, 10am

Barry Snyder will be working with senior students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

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Out of the Cage

Fri 26 October 2012, 1pm-11pm

A centennial celebration of John Cage and Friends

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Conrad’s Secrets Competition

Fri 26 October 2012

The lovely people at Palgrave Macmillan have donated 2 copies of Robert Hampson’s wonderful new book worth £55 each as prizes. 

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Win a complete set of Vintage’s new edition James Bond books

Fri 26 October 2012

Our friends at Vintage Books have donated 2 complete sets of their new edition James Bond books as prizes for this competition.

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Chance to watch dress rehearsal of ETO’s production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte!

Fri 26 October 2012

English Touring Opera is offering 4 lucky individuals and their guest the chance to watch the final dress rehearsal of ETO’s 2013 spring season production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte.

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New Statesman’s special offer for the Inside Out Festival

Fri 26 October 2012

Subscribe to this special offer of 12 for £12 and have New Statesman delivered to you each week.

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Movers and Shakers – Should audiences at classical concerts respond to music by moving?

Fri 26 October 2012, 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Some audience members describe attending classical music concerts as a stifling and inhibiting…

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Enjoy a 12 week complimentary trial subscription with Times Higher Education

Fri 26 October 2012

Times Higher Education (THE) magazine: join the learned society.

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Antonioni and the Arts

Fri 26 October 2012, 2.30-7pm

Royal Holloway present a screening of two rarely seen shorts by Michelangelo Antonioni.

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London’s Lost Playing Spaces: Walking Tour

Fri 26 October 2012, 5pm-6.30pm

Think of Whitechapel and whatever you think of you probably don’t think of the theatre. But in 1567, Whitechapel was the location of London’s first purpose-built theatre, the Red Lion.

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Fri 26 October 2012, (Mon-Fri, 5.30pm to 9.30pm; Sat, 9.30pm to 5.30pm)

A photographic exhibition by work from MA students at the London College of Communication that will explore how it is to live and exist…

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Feminist Changes: Changing Feminisms

Fri 26 October 2012, 5pm-6.30pm

This informal panel discussion will include comedy, photography, personal stories, academic and policy research to talk about feminist changes, broadly conceived. 

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Things and Thinking: A Workshop with Rosanna Raymond

Sat 27 October 2012, 10am – 5:30pm

The Indigeneity in the Contemporary World Project and Border Crossings Laboratory present an exciting creative workshop.

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G.Hack presents: Women + Science = The Future

Sat 27 October 2012, 12 noon - 4.30pm

G.Hack present an open day of activities with a focus on encouraging people from all walks of life to get hands-on with technologies in fun and…

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‘Conrad’s Secrets: London and its Others’

Sat 27 October 2012, 12 noon for a 12.15pm start

“Conrad’s Secrets explores various secrets relevant to Conrad’s fiction – naval secrets, trade secrets, sexual secrets…

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Kinetica Performance Event

Sun 28 October 2012, Sunday at 3pm & 7pm (doors open 2.30pm and 6.30pm); Monday at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm)

Kinetica Museum presents a series of new works & kinetic sound performances.

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Beethoven Piano Prize

Mon 29 October 2012, 10am

Each year the Beethoven Prize is awarded to the Guildhall School pianist who gives the most stylistic and engaging performance of a Beethoven sonata. 

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971 Horses + 4 Zebras

Fri 2 November 2012

An exhibition of artists’ films that employ animation techniques as part of contemporary practice. With a wide variety of approach and style…

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And after the festival… The Rules of Engagement returns

Thu 22 November 2012

The Culture Capital Exchange presents 2 exclusive events for its members interested in promoting and presenting their ideas to the media

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