Europe’s Top 5 Fringe Festivals

Fringe festivals have recently gained popularity in Europe providing an ‘underground’ feel to theatre, arts, and drama. You’ll find world-class entertainment shows all over the globe which provide an unconventional feeling throughout the audience. A lot of Europe has jumped onto this bandwagon as an alternative to the usual art events. Fringe festivals allow anyone […]

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A look back over the youth Proms

The youth Proms came in thick and fast, with joyous and massively exuberant events from orchestras such as the National Youth Orchestra. The tone was set by the opening, a fantasy by Edgar Varése which is teased out of one single note, that of ‘A’. The piece, entitled Tuning Up, involves shouts of ‘sit down’ […]

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Dance brings the Olympics to life in Greenwich

Olympic competition in dance was personified at the Royal Naval College in Greenwich as three of Britain’s strongest dance companies presented their respective contributions to the Cultural Olympiad. Dance GB is a programme of newly commissioned works from the ‘national’ dance companies of England, Scotland and Wales which has already been staged in Glasgow and […]

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