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Sunny Angel has written 'Wings', a moving but uncompromising account of her abuse at the hands of the man who groomed and imprisoned her. Sunny now uses her experiences to help others. Fiamma Pather is CEO of yourSanctuary, a charity who work to prevent domestic abuse and support the lives of those affected. Part of The Lightbox Literary Festival programme. Thurs 26 April 2018, 1.30pm Free Event | Suggested donation £3 for yourSanctuaryFind out more »
The popular Poetry Day & Open Mic event returns for a second year at The Lightbox Literary Festival, hosted by Greg Freeman from Write Out Loud. Sat 28 April 2018 | 11am Free entry, suggested donation £3Find out more »
Gold was as highly revered in the Middle Ages as it is today. Sally Dormer looks at the history of valuable and stunning objects from the Middle Ages, such only the wealthiest church foundations and royal or noble patrons could afford.Find out more »
Following Vivace's triumphant performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony in November 2017, Vivace Chorus returns to Guildford Cathedral with another firm favourite – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Beethoven is widely credited as the first composer to use a choir in a symphony, and his setting of Friedrich von Schiller’s poem Ode to Joy has become one of the most recognised pieces of music in the world, adopted as the official anthem of the European Union in 1985. The symphony is viewed…Find out more »
London’s sporting culture is celebrated from the 12th century to modern times, taking in manuscripts in the British Library, records of jousting and the game of Pall Mall. Simon Inglis looks at the battle for open spaces, the building of specialist sports facilities to find out how sport changed the lives of people in the metropolis.Find out more »