November 29, 2019

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Harry Baker is a world-renowned mathematician-turned-slam-poet, and more importantly, the poetry slam champion in Kent. His work ranges from heartfelt poetry, to music, to an obscure comedy-jazz performance duo. He was kind enough to take o...

November 23, 2019

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Syrian Composer Maya Youssef describes herself as many things, she is a performer, an activist, a mentor to musicians and a speaker, but above all, she is a storyteller, who uses the Qanun and her take on contemporary Arab music to bri...

October 27, 2019

On 13 October, the Gulbenkian was graced with the presence of comedian and impressionist Jon Culshaw and comedy writer Bill Dave, both notable for their roles in BBC Radio 4’s Dead Ringers. They performed in their comedy show The Great British Take Off  in which no cel...

October 26, 2019

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After a huge success in 2013 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag hit London’s West End in 2016. Following months of sold-out shows, the stage performance became the basis for a television adap...

October 21, 2019

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Gary Clarke with his premiere of ‘Wasteland’ brought the party to Canterbury.

Watching it I feel like I just went to a rave. That's the power of theatre right? To transport you to the setting of the story its portraying.


October 15, 2019

After the performance I spoke to Funny Rabbit organiser and Emcee Oliver Double about the event, which was started in February of this year by Double and co-founders, producer and theatre technician and founding member of the University of Kent Stand-Up Society Tom Bla...

October 15, 2019

Upon entering the Gulbenkian main entrance one finds the far end of the café walled off by a curtain. It produces a small performance space with more of a comedy club intimacy. As one of the evening’s comics Tom Taylor’s barbed description put it: “The sort of venue co...

September 27, 2019

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Traditional Korean folk music overlaid with rugged experimental flexes of post-rock muscle.

Korean post-rock band Jambinai have been building traction in Korea since their self-titled 2010 debut and have begun to earn fans worldwide with their...

March 15, 2019

Born in London, Sona Jobarteh is part of the five main Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa. She is a professional Kora player, an instrument which has 21 strings and is a mix between a lute-bridge-harp. The Kora is one of the most important musical instruments...

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