Arts (Events, Shows & Exhibitions)

Rocker priests La Voz del Desierto plan US tour

Known as the 'rocker priests' - the Spanish Catholic band, La Voz del Desierto has just released a new album: 'Tu rostro buscaré'. It's an ambitious collection with tracks ranging from rock to British pop and rap. In July, the band go on a 13 day tour through United States.

La Voz del Desierto was born in 2003 in the diocesan seminary of Alcalá de Henares in Madrid - when some students ...

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Grace - A play about one woman’s fight against modern slavery

In Spring 2017, Ten Ten Theatre was asked by TRAC – a group of 16 religious congregations of sisters from across the UK – to consider producing a new piece of work which helps young people to explore:

The issue of modern slavery; The problem with pornography; The dignity of the human person. Following a meeting between Sister Patricia Mulhall (a founding member of...

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London Premier: Singing Our Lives

The gala premiere of Singing Our Lives – music and dance inspired by the stories of refugees and migrants in the UK will take place on Sunday 2 July, at 6pm, Milton Court Concert Hall, EC2Y 9BH

The evening will feature world premieres of two new choral song cycles: Three Faiths Forum (3FF)’s intercultural choir - The Mixed Up Chorus will be performing Singing Our Lives, written ...

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Galilee Quartet perform in London and Oxford

The Galilee Quartet will be performing at St James’s Piccadilly this Sunday 4 June, in a special concert sponsored by Amos Trust, working with Palmusic UK, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories in 1967.

On Tuesday they will give a concert in Oxford.

These dynamic teenage musicians from the Galilee perform a richly dive...

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New play: 'Romero – Heartbeat of El Salvador'

The London premier of ’Romero – Heartbeat of El Salvador' will be performed by RISE Theatre on Friday, 9 June in Notre Dame de France, Leicester Square, as part of the Spirit in the City Festival.

Presented in association with the Archbishop Romero Trust - in the year which marks Bl Oscar Romero’s 100th birthday - the play explores the life and legacy of a man who chose to challenge...

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New TV drama set in North Country parish

Sean Bean as Fr Michael Kerrigan

Broken - a new six-part drama on BBC One, starring Sean Bean as Fr Michael Kerrigan was due to begin this week, but because of the terror attack in Manchester, the first episode will be screened on Tuesday 30 May, at 9pm.

Set in a Catholic community in the north of England Broken tells the moving stories of its priest and parishioners. The poverty, grief, crime and family troubles that af...

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Friar Alessandro at St George’s Cathedral 'a triumph'

Fr Alessandro with Jay Britton and Justin Harmer. Taken for RC Southwark by Anthony Tynan-Kelly

Following on from the recent charity concert with Friar Alessandro, ‘Voice from Assisi’, at St George’s Cathedral Southwark, the Archdiocese of Southwark has announced that £3,130 will be equally shared between the two concert charities - CAFOD's East Africa Appeal and Caritas Bakhita House, which supports women who have escaped human trafficking. The organisers were extremely pleased by...

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Sheffield: New prints exhibition to open at St Marie's Cathedral

Sheffield's Catholic Cathedral will host 'Printed Impressions', a new exhibition of prints made by Sheffield Printmakers, from Friday 19 May to 2 June. St Marie's Cathedral has worked in partnership with the Sheffield Printmakers Association to present a unique group exhibition that features a selection of artworks created by thirteen talented printmakers. The exhibition, ...

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London concert: Nakba – Songs of Exile

Amos Trust in association with PalmusicUK presents Nakba – Songs of Exile next Monday, (Nakba Day) in the Priory Church of St John, Clerkenwell, London.

The concert features singers from The Tallis Scholars singing 'Lamentations of Jeremiah' by Robert White, 'Funeral Ikos' by John Tavener and 'Beatitudes' by Arvo Part. The evening will also feature Clara Sanabras and Harvey Brough playi...

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London: Guitar concert for SVP with Professor Charles William Pohl

Professor Charles William Pohl, a student of Julian Bream and Yehudi Menuhin, a long-time supporter of the St Vincent de Paul Society and classical guitarist of international repute, will be performing 'Revolution and Love', a spectacular hour-long program of music at Farm Street Church this Friday, 12th May 2017 at 7pm.

Professor Pohl studied classical guitar under the legendary Julian B...

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London: Art and Creativity retreat focuses on health and spirituality

JudyAnn Masters is facilitating a day art and creativity retreat at DeMazenod House, Tower Hill, exploring connections between health and spirituality, on Saturday 27 May 2017. Resources for day will include the work of Louise Hay, best-selling author of Heal Your Body, and Fr Fintan Creavan SJ, author of Body and Soul, who, with references to elements of Celtic Spirituality and Ignatius Loyola...

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Westminster: George Malcolm centenary exhibition at Westminster Cathedral

George Malcome

George Malcolm, celebrated musician and Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral 1947-1959, is the subject of a major centenary exhibition in the Chapel of St Gregory and St Augustine in the Cathedral from 10th May to 30th July 2017. Malcolm was one of the most versatile classical musicians of the 20th century. He is remembered equally for his dazzling playing of the harpsichord, for...

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Booking now: Friar Alessandro - ‘the Voice of Assisi’ at St George's Southwark

There will be a rare opportunity to hear Friar Alessandro - ‘the Voice of Assisi’ - in London next Saturday, when he sings in a charity concert at St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Southwark, accompanied by pianist Justin Harmer. Soloist Jay Britton will also be performing.

The concert takes place at 7.45pm on 6th May. A collection will be taken during this concert, and the procee...

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Exhibition of contemporary Christian art at Farm Street

Last Supper - Andrew White - oil on canvas

Resurrection is the theme of an exhibition of contemporary Christian art at Farm Street church hall Mayfair this Bank Holiday weekend. More than 30 artists are taking part, including Andrew White, Francis Hoyland, Marcia Scott, Alice Robertson, Penny Warden and several more up and coming figures. The show includes new works - both abstract and figurative - some icons, sculptures, mosaics and a ...

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