February typically isn’t a busy month for cultural events, as seasons usually start in March. But you don’t have to look too far to get a fix of the creative arts! Here’s the Arts Bites guide to what’s on in February, the first part of a monthly series.
Come Rhyme With Me – Literary Performance
Friday 21st, The Writers’ Place BRIGHTON
Friday 28th, Cottons Islington LONDON
Book tickets to hear the hottest slam poets, musicians and rappers perform in London and Brighton every month. You’ll be treated to a delicious Caribbean supper, and have the opportunity to take to the stage during the open mic part of the evening. Compered by performance poets Dean Atta and Deanna Rodger.
Made in China ‘Gym Party’ – Performance
Wednesday 19th, The Junction CAMBRIDGE
Made in China theatre company begin their UK tour of Gym Party in February after a successful run at Battersea Arts Centre. Hilarious, playful and innovative, this show will be on at The Junction in Cambridge and continue throughout the country until May. Check out my review of Gym Party last year.
David Hockney – Exhibition
5th February – 11th May, Dulwich Picture Gallery LONDON
A chance to see David Hockney’s printwork in London begins this month. The Dulwich Picture Gallery will exhibit 60 years of his experimental print work, the first exhibition to do so.
What takes your fancy this month? Let me know what you are going to see in the comments section.