Rosie Batsford explores the British Library’s decision to expand its site in St Pancreas, and national investment across the UK to consider the future of libraries.
The slow death of the grand opera
Online Arts and Lit Editor, Manon Martini, assesses the recent funding cuts to the English National Opera and what impact this might have on the arts in Britain.
Live Review: The Killers
Harry Craig visits the Emirates Stadium in London to see a huge gig from The Killers and Sam Fender.
Electronic Spotlight: Who Is Taking London’s Slipping Electronic Crown?
Thalia Sampayo looks at the future of electronic nightlife and whether London has lost its spark.
Album Review: Los Bitchos – Let The Festivities Begin!
Aran Grover reviews the quartet Los Bitchos’ debut album, L:et The Festivities Begin.
Virginia Woolf and artistic legacy
Memorials are based on retrospective interpretations of the past. How, then, can one stop the present from muddying the past? Catherine Nock assesses the difficulties of upholding artistic legacy and the controversy surrounding a planned Virginia Woolf statue.
Policing slang in schools
Lucy Evans explores one school’s decision to ban slang in academic work and the implications this has for working-class communities.
A review of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
The saying goes that art imitates life. When visiting Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, however, the roles are reversed. Lidia Cockerell discusses the VR exhibition and how digitalisation can shed new light on our understanding of art.
ATP World Tour Finals Review
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro looks back at the iconic moments from the ATP World Tour Finals time in London.
HS2: Controversial Rail Link Gets the Green Light
Joe Newell reports on the government’s controversial announcement the HS2 rail link will go ahead. Since its inception in 2009, the proposed rail network High-Speed 2, or HS2, has remained divisive. The new railway aims to improve links between the north and south of England with a two-phase connection from London to Birmingham, and from […]