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The Carl Rosa Opera Company At The Gielgud Theatre

Raymond Gubbay will present the Carl Rosa Opera company, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, in the return of Gilbert and Sullivan to the West End for a limited five week season at the Gielgud Theatre from 30th January to 1st March 2008. There will be special guest performances from Jo Brand, Nichola McAuliffe and Alistair McGowan.

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Cirque du Soleil Returns to The Albert Hall

Having amazed an audience of half a million with Alegrķa last year, the spectacular Cirque du Soleil will enthrall crowds at the Royal Albert Hall with the much anticipated Varekai, never seen before in the UK.

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The Fourth Russian Winter Festival in Trafalgar Square

The fourth Russian Winter Festival, the biggest celebration of Russian culture, music and dance outside Russia, will take place on Sunday 13th January 2008, the eve of the Russian 'Old New Year', which is based on the Julian calendar used before 1917.

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Decorate And Indulge In 2008 at Christie's South Kensington

In 2008 shop and furnish your home like a professional decorator with Christie's South Kensington's extended program of over 30 Interior Sales throughout the year. Bursting with an inspiring selection of affordable and stylish period furniture, beautiful artworks and decadent decorative arts, the sales provide endless opportunities to turn your...

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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art - described by Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of Tate, as "one of the finest collections of early 20th century Italian art anywhere in the world" - will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2008 with a diverse programme of exhibitions, the first of which will be 'A Decade of Discovery: Ten Years of the...

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Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects at The Victoria and Albert Museum

Collect: the international art fair for contemporary objects will be staged at The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, from 25th to 29th January 2008. Organised by the Crafts Council UK, the fair is now in its fifth year and is firmly established as the most prestigious event of its kind in the world. It provides a unique opportunity to view and...

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Lifelong Impressions - Paintings, Prints and Drawings by Milein Cosman

In January 2008 The Jewish Museum will present a major exhibition of the work of German-born Jewish artist Milein Cosman, born 1921, at the Austrian Cultural Forum London. It spans more than 6 decades of prolific output, ranging from prints and drawings to oil paintings and watercolours, selected by the artist. Most of the work on display has not...

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Turning Wood Into Art 2008

This is the fifth exhibition of Turned Wood at Sarah Myerscough Fine Art and the richness and inventiveness of these exquisite objects continues to astound and enthral the viewer. Once again they have selected the leading International artists, but this year alongside the renowned American Wood Turners they will be focusing on Ireland's foremost...

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Maggi Hambling Exhibition at Marlborough Fine Art

The Directors of Marlborough Fine Art are holding an exhibition in January, entitled Waves and Waterfalls, by the celebrated artist Maggi Hambling. The exhibition is currently on view at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal and they will show five additional new paintings. Maggi Hambling, born 1945, is a distinguished painter, sculptor, printmaker and...

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Hannah Knox and Lara Viana at Tricycle Gallery

The Tricycle Gallery presents Borrowed Time, the first exhibition in a year long series exclusively devoted to recent graduates. Drawing on themes of memory, distance and absence, Hannah Knox and Lara Viana explore half forgotten people, places and events resurfacing in ambiguous imagery. Appropriating imagery from diverse sources, their subject...

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