Dates for your diary: May 2020

Posted on 3/6/2020

Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, NW3 www.camdenartscentre.org

Online at https://www.botanicalmind.online/. The Botanical Mind, A new online programme of artist commissions, podcasts, films, texts, images and audio drawing on indigenous traditions from the Amazon rainforest. Free.

Online at: https://camdenartcentre.org/public-knowledge-ignota-books-the-carrier-bag-of-theory/. Carrier Bag Music is a series of sonic fictions inspired by Ursula K. Le Guin. Free.

Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre: Film Collection online

Camden’s moving history image collection records people, places and events in the history of the area today comprising the London Borough of Camden – the former boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn and St Pancras. You can find the collection online.

A member has recommended “About Hampstead”, a film celebrating Hampstead and the surrounding areas such as Kenwood and Golders Hill Park.  Made in 1957 and available to watch for free at: https://www.londonsscreenarchives.org.uk/title/139/.

JW3, Finchley Road, NW3 and online

Online at jw3.org.uk. Seret UK Israeli Film & TV Festival 2020 kicks off with a special event, hosted by Raymond Simonson, featuring actors Nelly Tagar (The Art of Waiting) and Tsachi Halevy (Mossad, All In). Films screened online £5.

Hampstead Theatre, NW3 and online

As a source of inspiration during lockdown, The Mono Box have created an audio library of monologues from previous episodes of Speech Share, speeches performed on the Hampstead Theatre stage from those performers who were due to appear on stage this spring. https://www.hampsteadtheatre.com/about-us/the-mono-box/speech-share/

Images of Belsize at Tate online

One of two paintings by the Flemish-trained Siberechts in the Tate collection is of Belsize House and estate, thought to be from the 1670s. It is available to view online at: https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/siberechts-view-of-a-house-and-its-estate-in-belsize-middlesex-t06996