Bloomsbury Celebration 2004

Backdated from previous BA website

Bloomsbury Celebration - A week of fantastic events June 19-26

Bloomsbury is hosting a fantastic week of events between June 19 and 26 including the Bloomsbury Blues Festival on Friday 25 between 6pm and 11pm in Malet Street. To download a Programme of Events please navigate to ‘Our files’ and then to ‘Bloomsbury Celebration Programme’OR visit; http://www.ucl.ac.uk/BloomsburyTheatre/bloomsburyfestival.htm

(All events are held at the UCL Bloomsbury unless otherwise stated.)

SUNDAY 20 June

6.30pm and 8.30pm
Comedy with
Jimmy Carr Live – The Bloomsbury Set


MONDAY 21 June

1pm
Songs for Mary Hodgson
Music written for one of the first women to appear on the English Stage, at the turn of the c17th.
See also http://www.sophiabrumfitt.co.uk

6pm
Bloomsbury Walk
FREE Local history and literary guided walk around Bloomsbury led by Michael Freeman, former manager of the UCL Bloomsbury
Venue: Meet at the UCL Bloomsbury box office 6pm


TUESDAY 22 June

7.30 pm
Bloomsbury – A Musical Celebration
New London Orchestra – Conductor Ronald Corp
See also http://www.nlo.co.uk


WEDNESDAY 23 June

10am
Writing the City with Jonathan Kemp
Creative writing workshop
Venue: The Bloomsbury Studio (telephone Education on 0207 679 2981)

6pm
John Bird’s Bloomsbury
A guided walk of Bloomsbury with the Founder of the Big Issue, John Bird
Venue: Meet at the UCL Bloomsbury box office 6pm

7.30pm
ABCtales at the UCL Bloomsbury
Literary evening featuring John Hegley, Iain Sinclair and other famous poets


THURSDAY 24 June

daytime
Virginia Woolf 14th annual conference Back to Bloomsbury
Visit http://www.sas.ac.uk/ies/conferences/virginiawoolf.htm for more information
Venue: Institute of English Studies, Senate House

8pm
Orlando
Presented by The Stephen Pelton Dance Company and Compagnie Buissonniere
Exciting dance performance inspired by Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville West


FRIDAY 25 June

3pm
The Making of New Town Original
The director and producer of New Town Original discuss their vibrant new film.
Venue: The Bloomsbury Studio

6pm
Bloomsbury Blues Festival
The Bloomsbury Association together with The Bloomsbury Improvement Group, UCL and ULU host the FREE Bloomsbury Blues & Jazz Festival. Visit http://www.thebloomsburyassociation.org for more information
Venue: ULU, Malet Street 6pm – 11pm

8pm
Orlando
Presented by The Stephen Pelton Dance Company and Compagnie Buissonniere
Exciting dance performance inspired by Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville West


SATURDAY 26 June

12 noon
The Inner London Teenage Poetry SLAM
visit http://www.lynkreach.co.uk for more information

Evening performance
New Town Original
Gala screening of a vibrant new film about desire, deception and fear

UPDATED: 10 June, 2004
THE UCL BLOOMSBURY: 15 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AH
BOX OFFICE: 020 7388 8822 ••••• e-mail: blooms.theatre@ucl.ac.uk

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