Emma Silverthorn

Emma Silverthorn

English tutor and writer. Currently writing a biography of Anna & Peter Roberts founders of charity Compassion in World Farming. Editor of the Arts Pages of The London Economic. Follow @TLE_Arts and @HouseOf_Gazelle.

Mult-lingual Creative Dance Class for Kids Launches!

Mult-lingual Creative Dance Class for Kids Launches!

A new and unique multi-lingual creative dance class for children has been launched at West London dance school Ballet 4 Life. The class is the only of its kind in the area and offers something a little different to other kids dance classes. Led by Spanish hailing dance teacher Ana...

Refugee Week 2017 – 19-25 JUNE

Refugee Week 2017 – 19-25 JUNE

Refugee Week (19-25 June) is the UK’s largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees. Hundreds of arts, cultural and educational events will be held nationwide in renowned venues, public squares, libraries, schools and places of worship. Venues include the British Museum, Southbank Centre, British Film Institute, Victoria & Albert Museum,...

Top 5 Literary Podcasts!

Top 5 Literary Podcasts!

1.Book Fight with Tom McAllister and Mike Ingram Writers Tom and Mike have come to feel like friends, we drink beer together, I listen to them ramble, sometimes about books and literary movements, but other times about Philadelphia, poptarts, the state of America, racoons and a baby detective who wears...

London Dance and Parkinson’s Group Obtains Charity Status!

London Dance and Parkinson’s Group Obtains Charity Status!

In 2014, West London-based dance teacher Donna Schoenherr conceived of the idea of a dance organisation that would provide weekly top quality dance and movement classes for those living with Parkinson's, as well as with other mobility restrictions. Donna, a former professional dancer, and founder of dance organisation Ballet4life.com®, had supported...

Penguin Essentials: WIN the newest editions!

Penguin Essentials: WIN the newest editions!

The Penguin Essentials 'are essential reads' that include 'some of the most important books from the last 100 years – with covers designed by contemporary artists so that they feel fresh and unexpected, appealing to a new generation of readers.' (Including the super-stylish Dave Eggers cover above!) Titles range through...

Jaipur Literature Festival at The British Library!

Jaipur Literature Festival at The British Library!

On May 20th and 21st the British Library will be transformed as the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival animates its iconic spaces for the first time in celebration of this cultural partnership. The British Library will present a sumptuous showcase of South Asia's literary heritage, oral and performing arts, music, cinema...