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Take a closer look at this year's five Emerging Creatives.

Theatre critic and member, Mark Shenton looks back at this years' Olivier Awards 


Sunday, 8th April, 2018

We talk with Second Floor artist in residence; David Downes about his exhibition 'London Calling to LA LA Land' and find out about his connection to architecture. 



Monday, 12th March, 2018

We talk with artist in residence and Evening Standard Contemporary Art Prize winner; HelenA Pritchard about her exhibition 'Not The Actual Size' and her inspiration.

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Performer, artist and filmmaker Lisa Gornick asks what is lesbian film? Does it need a label? Why is lesbian film labelled but straight film not?

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Blythe Stewart, 2015/2016 Emerging Creative for Theatre and Performance, shares with us her most recent production; The Moor and how being an Emerging Creative has helped her journey. 


Sunday, 4th March, 2018

By member Nicolai Schuemann speaks of Hannah Arendt; a German born Jewish American philosopher and political theorist. “Storytelling reveals meaning without the error of defining it.” 

Sunday, 4th March, 2018

Club member Mark Heywood looks at gender disparity in film. 

Tuesday, 27th February, 2018

Curator Colin Ledwith talks to artist Paul Hodgson about all things Blueprints.

Theatre critic Mark Shenton lets us in on the secret of where to find affordable theatre tickets

"It’s an incredibly palpable and atmospheric experience, a feast for the senses." Staff member Maria Mendes reviews The Wicked Cometh.

Friday, 9th February, 2018

We sit down with British Fashion Designer Lulu Guinness to talk this seasons must have, quick style tips and guilty pleasures!

Thursday, 8th February, 2018

You all know and love them; they're the ones who make you laugh in the morning, don’t judge you when you’ve left your wallet in the Club (for the third night in a row) and who always lend an ear when you need to moan or rant. Give it up for Front of House Supervisors Chris Gazzard and Fifi Homan

Part of the magic of theatre is watching something in the moment, live and raw; once it’s gone, it’s gone. In a consumption hungry society, theatre critic Mark Shenton compares the different lives of TV and theatre critics.



Friday, 12th January, 2018

Instructor Abbey Chambers talks to us about the importance of self-care.

Thursday, 11th January, 2018

Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit.


"Walking Wounded” is both an exceptionally powerful and incredibly disturbing dance between fact and fiction tells staff member Maria Mendes.

Monday, 8th January, 2018

We take a look back on an interview with current artist in residence David Ellingsen on what his work aims to communicate. 



Monday, 8th January, 2018

Current artist in residence Meryl McMaster tells us her key influences, self-discovery along with her love of day-dreaming and how she has created a partly fictional and partly real world that is expressed within her art as a way of releasing herself from life’s struggles.

On Wednesday 8th November, we were joined by one of the most recognisable faces of British television; June Sarpong MBE. Club CEO Sue Walter hosted the evening which explored June’s new book Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration. Here’s a look back over the evening…


Wednesday, 8th November, 2017

We caught up with Emerging Creative Chris in the Loft Lounge and had a chat about his journey as a musician; his influences, what inspires him and where he is with his career.



Wednesday, 8th November, 2017

Ahead of a busy month Mark HeywoodMichael-Walford Williams and Emily Man got together to talk about their returning club events aimed at giving creative freelancers an edge when it comes to business skills and financial planning.

Staff member Maria Mendes is intrigued “The House of Rumour” by Jake Arnott

Friday, 3rd November, 2017

A round-up of events throughout The Bigger Picture series.

Tuesday, 31st October, 2017

Will Webb, from our Emerging Creatives programme tells us about his recent project. 

Sunday, 29th October, 2017

Following on from Black History Month, member Karlina interviewed legendary singer Millie Small, as part of the Writing Salon. Read the interview here.

Hilary of Fashionbytes shares her thoughts on Fashion Sustainability.



Saturday, 14th October, 2017

Club member Mark Heywood who runs The Hospital Club's Writing Salon writes about the life of Arthur Wharton for Black History Month.



Thursday, 12th October, 2017

Club member Shola Asante writes about the life of Sarah Forbes Bonetta for Black History Month.