May 28th – June 3rd 2012

What's On This Week...

What's On

28th May 2012


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Another week, another batch of exciting talks, exhibitions and screenings in the capital! After a week of solid sunshine, we’re sure you could do with a break from the nice weather, so be sure to check out some of our recommendations for the next week…

If you have an event that you would like included, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at tom (at) sugarstreetreview (dot) com.



Monday 28th May

The Basics of Composition with Bidisha - The Mosaic Rooms, Kensington, London

Broadcaster and journalist Bidisha (pictured) will be hosting a workshop at the Mosaic Rooms in Kensington introducing aspiring writers to the basics of composition. Covering everything from poetry to reportage, Bidisha’s workshop offers a strictly limited number of places, so make sure you call ahead to book.

More details on their website here.


Wednesday 30th May

Ziad Antar’s Video WorksDelfina Foundation, London

Lebanese artist Ziad Antar has been working with photography and video since 2002 when he directed his first documentary on the French photographer Jean-Luc Moulène. He has made several documentaries for the Arabic news channel al-Arabiya, and will be presenting a selection of his video works to date at the Delfina Foundation in St Catherine Place.

To attend, RSVP to the Delfina foundation. More details on registering can be found on their website.


The Arab World: From the Demographic to the Democratic Revolution - The Mosaic Rooms, Kensington, London

As part of the Mosaic Rooms’ timely “What purpose free speech?” series, Syrian-born demographer Youssef Courbage will be talking about his work in the light of the uprisings in the Middle East, as well as considering the Palestinian and Israeli conflict from a demographer’s perspective.

For details on tickets, check the Mosaic Rooms’ website.


Thursday 31st May

The Egyptian Revolution: Where From, and Where To? - Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE, London

Egyptian novelist and commentator Ahdaf Soueif will at the LSE on Thursday for an evening discussing the current situation in Egypt and reading from her latest work, Cairo: my City, our Revolution.

Details on reserving a place can be found on the LSE Middle East Centre’s website.


Friday 1st June

Single Saudi Women by Wasma MansourHardy Tree Gallery, London

Wasma Mansour is a Saudi-born British photographer, and her latest project is the culmination of a four years research project exploring the lives and identities of single Saudi women living in London. The exhibition kicks off this Friday and will be running until 30th June, so make sure that you head down to the Hardy Tree Gallery on Pancras Road to take a look.

More details on the gallery’s website here.

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