Thursday, 19 April 2012

The What, Where, When: 20 - 22 April

Written by Susanna Lazarus

WHAT: 15th British Silent Film Festival. In a year of renaissance for silent films, this annual festival features a packed programme of the very best British titles alongside musical accompaniment.  
WHERE: Arts Picturehouse, 38-39 St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AR
WHEN: 19-22 April. To Book: www.picturehouse.co.uk / 0871 902 5720

WHAT: Chipping Norton Literary Festival. The first ever festival offers an array of literary workshops and panel events and features a string of famous names, including Sir Andrew Motion, Joanna Trollope, Colin Dexter and Prue Leith.  
WHERE: Chipping Norton: various locations.
WHEN: 20-22 April. To book: 01608 642 350 www.chiplitfest.com

WHAT: Sea Odyssey – A Giant Spectacular. The world’s greatest street theatre company, Royal De Luxe, are putting on the UK’s biggest street theatre event. Their play, Sea Odyssey, will be performed on the streets of Liverpool with their iconic 34ft ‘giant’ characters.
WHERE: Liverpool: various locations
WHEN: 20-22 April. Free www.visitliverpool.com

WHAT: The Royal Portraits Exhibition. A collection of original drawings by Alexei Maximov of the Queen, the Queen Mother and members of the royal families of Europe, on display to celebrate their 20th anniversary and commemorate the Diamond Jubilee.
WHERE: William Kent House, The Ritz, 150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR
WHEN: 20 April – 1 May. Free. Viewing by appointment: 0207 739 9096 / info@vzgallery.com www.vzgallery.com

WHAT: The Vogue Festival 2012. Vogue magazine hosts two days of talks, performances, film screenings, debates and workshops featuring some of the biggest names in fashion, including Matthew Williamson, Mary Portas and Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman.
WHERE: The Royal Geographic Society, London, SW7 2AR
WHEN: 20-21 April. £75 per session. To book: www.vogue.co.uk/voguefestival

WHAT: Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebrations. Celebrated for nearly 200 years, Stratford’s festivities will include live performances, parades through the streets and screenings of past productions.
WHERE: Stratford-upon-Avon, various locations
WHEN: 21-22 April. www.shakespearesbirthday.org.uk

WHAT: Virgin London Marathon. The UK’s biggest running event enters its 32nd year with 35,000 runners expected, all in need of moral support from the estimated one million spectators set to line the streets.
WHERE: London, various locations
WHEN: 22 April www.virginlondonmarathon.com

WHAT: Hidden Heroes – The Genius of Everyday Things. An exhibition recognising the everyday inventions we couldn’t live without, presented alongside sketches by inventors, patent specifications and original adverts.
WHERE: Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD    
WHEN: 9 November 2011 – 5 June 2012 www.hidden-heroes.net

WHAT: Victoria Revealed. Explores the life and reign of Queen Victoria with important paintings, jewellery, clothing and historic objects including her wedding dress, displayed for the first time in a decade, and archive footage of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
WHERE: Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX
WHEN: permanent exhibition opened 26 March. Entrance included in palace admission ticket. www.hrp.org.uk/kensingtonpalace

WHAT: Future Cinema presents Bugsy Malone. Step into Fat Sam’s Grand Slam for a film screening with a difference – an interactive world of gangsters, flappers and the biggest custard pie fight ever staged.
WHERE: London Troxy, 490 Commercial Road, London, E1 0HX
WHEN: until April 29. www.futurecinema.co.uk

www.chiplitfest.com


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