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In this striking exploration of memory, choreographer and director Wayne McGregor’s sleek, athletic style combines with live accompaniment from electronic music innovator Jlin.

 

Have a peek inside magCulture, Clerkenwell’s  one-stop magazine shop.

 

Soul music’s secret genius is coming to The Barbican - Book Now!

Leroy Hutson, Barbican 12th July

In 2017 Leroy Hutson paid the UK a quick visit, playing his sumptuous 70s soul grooves in deepest darkest North London, and anyone who was there that night will be testament to the man’s magnificence.

 

The Great Stink was hard to avoid in London 160 years ago as a hot summer intensified the stench of the Thames. While everyone knows Bazalgette’s sewers solved the problem, The Post flushes out the facts about the clockmaker who invented the modern-day toilet...

 

Mary Shelley lived on EC1’s Skinner Street as a girl, at the bookshop of her debt-ridden father, William Godwin. In the 200th year since ‘Frankenstein’, we give a taste of her local home through this extract from a new biography.

 

What must it have felt like to be burnt at the stake? Historical author Virginia Rounding has an idea, thanks to her new book about the Smithfield martyrs.

 

The office chair may seem like a modern invention but it was actually a Victorian idea. In the 1840s, at the same time as American Thomas E Warren was taking arms off armchairs and spring-loading the seats, the British scientist Charles Darwin was adding wheels to his study chair, in order to move around his specimens quicker.

 

Relive the silent movie era at the Barbican in the coming months with a series of films featuring live musical accompaniment.

 

Physicist, TV presenter and former pop star (he was a member of D:Ream, famous for Things Can Only Get Be er) Professor Brian Cox is coming to Clerkenwell.

 

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