When: 21st – 27th October 2013
Where: At venues across London
£: Many events are free but booking is required for most events.
What is it?
Beginning on the 21st October, the 4th Inside Out Festival will take place across London with over 45 events.
The Inside Out Festival is curated and produced by TCCE (The Culture Capital Exchange) and includes an eclectic mix of debates, performance, workshops, screenings, walks and concerts.
The festival highlights the fascinating contribution made by London universities to the capital’s cultural life. Members of the public will be able to participate in the unexpected, enlightening and exciting aspects on offer from the universities in the capital.
Here are a few festival highlights:
TCCE’s Inside Out Festival Opening Debate: Failure – What’s it good for?
21st October 2013, 6.30pm – 7.45pm at the Chelsea College of Art.
Helen Lederer chairs a panel who will discuss the difficult topic of failure. Free but booking required.
21st – 24th October 2013, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm (each show lasts 10 minutes) at King’s College London Quadrangle.
A digital projection project by Guildhall School of Music and Drama will illuminate the facade of the King’s Building. Free, no booking required, all welcome.
Calypso by Barbara Norden: Performed Reading
22nd October 2013, 6.30pm to 7.30pm at the October Gallery.
A contemporary re-imagining of a section of Homer’s Odyssey. Tickets cost £6 and a glass of wine or a soft drink is included in ticket price. A cash sales bar will also be available until 8.30pm. The event is followed by Q&A session.
Victorian Shoreditch: In Search of Arthur Morrison’s ‘Jago’
22nd October 2013, 6pm – 7.15pm starting at the Calvert 22 Gallery.
Marking the 150th birthday of celebrated East End writer Arthur Morrison, this walking tour explores the former Old Nichol slum and the site of his most notorious novel, A Child of the Jago. Free but booking is essential.
23rd October 2013, 2pm-4.30pm at the Great Hall, Blackheath Halls.
A chance to dance in the magnificent Great Hall. Tickets cost £5 and include some light refreshments.
Where Have All the Bootboys Gone? Skinhead Style and Graphic Subcultures
23rd – 26th October 2013, open 10am – 5pm (closed Sundays) at the Upper Street Gallery, London College of Communication.
An exhibition looking at the historical and cultural origins of skinhead identity, from its 1960s British roots to contemporary global interpretations of the subculture. This is a free exhibition, open to all.
The Story Collider
24th October 2013, doors at 6.30pm for a 7pm start and ends at 8.45pm, at the October Gallery (theatre showroom).
Six true, personal science stories from scientists and non-scientists alike. Free, but booking is essential.
A Crime in the Neighbourhood
24th October 2013, 6.30pm – 7.30pm at Room C340, Tait Building, City University London.
How important is place when attempting to write crime fiction? Join crime novelists Oliver Harris and MD Villiers (City alumna) for a special one-hour crime writing workshop on place. Free but places must be booked in advance.
The Maths and Computing Magic Show
24th October 2013, doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start and ends at 7.45pm, at The Screening Room, Somerset House.
See some amazing magic tricks and sneak behind the scenes to explore the maths and computing behind them. Free but booking is essential.
Dorich House Museum Evening Tour
24th October 2013, arrive at 7pm for a 7.30pm start at the Dorich House Museum.
Restored by Kingston University, and now owned by them, this modernist 1936 artist studio home shows the major collection of Dora Gordine’s sculpture and the collection of Russian art. Tickets cost £8 and includes a complimentary glass of wine. Booking essential via email.
The Limits of the Human: Vampires, Zombies, Serial killers and the Cabinet of Dr Caligari
25th October 2013, 6.30pm -9pm at King’s College London: Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre.
Presented by the Department of Film Studies this event will discuss what it means to be human and will explore the issues looking across a range of films from the history of the cinema. Free and open to all, however booking is required.
Iran: An Overview of Classical and Popular Musical Developments
26th October 2013, 11am – 1pm at The Mosaic Rooms, Tower House.
A panel of specialists will discuss various elements of musical development in Iran over the past century. Free but booking essential.
More info: www.insideoutfestival.org.uk