Art & Theatre

We’re here to give you your culture fix. With a focus on London and the UK, we reveal the exhibitions, theatre shows and cultural trends you need to be know about. We look for the latest events including festivals, inspiring art and theatre. We cut through the noise to find and review the very best in the creative arts. If you want to book tickets, look no further. We edit the best upcoming London art and theatre to book now, ensuring you stay one step ahead. Everyone knows the best tickets sell out fast, so we make it our mission to keep you in the loop.

Reviews are a regular feature, as we showcase the hottest new plays to hit the stage and find out if they hit the mark.

With our updates of the latest cultural events, you’ll know what’s worth adding to your cultural calendar.

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How to feature abstract art in your interior

Abstract art is an interior designer’s dream when it comes to putting the finishing touches to a sophisticated design. Because its subject matter is open to interpretation, an abstract piece will never overshadow a...
Samuel Blenkin And Marli Siu, The Original National Theatre Cast Of The Ocean At The End Of The Lane Photographer Manuel Harlan

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane at the West End

Dive into an unmissable tale of magic, memory and friendship this autumn.Theatre lovers will presumably have  been immersing themselves in all things show biz since the West End opened up this summer, after almost...
Sophie Tea Art

Sophie Tea, The Manchester native taking the art world by storm

Send nudes? Meet Sophie Tea, The Manchester native taking the art world by storm.“Actually LOL that I have a shop on Carnaby! I’m still in shock that chavvy old me got here, hilarious”. This...
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Preview: Sneakers Unboxed – Studio to Street at Design Museum

The Design Museum’s new exhibition, Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street, is dedicated to the trainer for its iconography, mythology and manufacture. Absolutely London has a previewBy Eve Herbert Trainers have been adopted by social movements...
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Preview: Blow Up at Iconic Images Gallery

A new display of star-studded photography is set to open in Chelsea. We take a look at the exhibition, Blow Up at Iconic Images GalleryBy Eve Herbert Iconic Images Gallery’s exciting new exhibition Blow-Up features...
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Theatre Review: Murder Express

All aboard for an evening of fun, food and a spot of murder... we review Funicular Productions' Murder ExpressBy Pendle Harte To say that these are tough times for theatres is an understatement. But despite...
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Preview: Bags – Inside Out at the V&A

The V&A’s new exhibition, Bags: Inside Out, is dedicated to the ultimate accessory, from the first ever Birkin to Churchill's red dispatch boxBy Pearl Boyd The first-ever made Hermès Birkin bag owned by Jane Birkin...
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8 Incredible London Art Galleries to Visit After Lockdown

If you’re craving some cultural stimulation, here are 8 London art galleries to visit after lockdown By Abbie SchofieldThe country is currently in lockdown, but that doesn't mean Londoners can't look forward to once again...
The Welkin

Theatre Review: The Welkin

Absolutely London reviews The Welkin, a new play by Lucy Kirkwood at The National's Lyttleton TheatreBy Pendle Harte Despite its setting in mid-18th century rural Suffolk, The Welkin feels contemporary in many ways. Issues of...
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5 Unmissable London Events to Book Now

From a James Bond themed exhibition to Kew Garden's annual orchid festival, here are five London events happening in February and March to book nowBy Pearl Boyd5 London Events to Book Now Women of the World...

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