Stop Demolition! Save UK’s only Latin Village: Pueblito Paisa in Seven Sisters Indoor Market & Wards Corner
The team fighting to protect Pueblito Paisa in Seven Sisters has filed a legal challenge at the High Court and need our support NOW, more than ever.
In order to fight this legal challenge, and stop the demolition they need financial support to pay the legal fees.
– Support them through their new Crowdjustice site.
– Learn about the developer Grainger PLC
– More about the local fight for our Latin Village Pueblito Paisa
- Festival of Latin American Women in the Arts Wednesday 15-Sunday 19 May. Various venues. The Festival of Latin American Women in the Arts (FLAWA), will showcase the perceptions of women from Latin America in film, music, literature and arts through multiple events in a range of London venues. A space of reclaimed narratives, myriad perspectives, and swathes of opportunity where you are all invited to celebrate art, diversity and female empowerment. Programme
- Sorolla: The Light of Spain Comes to London
Until Sunday 7 July- Various prices from £14. National Gallery. Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN. A rare opportunity to see the most complete exhibition of Spanish “Master of LIght” Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida’s (1863–1923), outside Spain. More and tickets here
- The Reality/La Realidad
Until Saturday 18 May. 7.30 pm. From £12.50.
Cervantes Theatre. Arch 26, Old Union Street Arches. 229 Union Street, SE1 0LR.
Twin sisters attempt an awkward exercise of pretending to be someone else, taking them close to the line that separates good and evil; the love of life and destruction; lucidity and madness. Some days in English, some in Spanish. More and tickets here
- Photo London
Thursday 16-Sunday 19 May. Various prices.
Somerset House. Strand, WC2R 1LA.
In its fifth edition, Photo London brings an outstanding collection of works, galleries and auction houses plus a programme of pre-fair talks and installations.
With the participation of
- The Greatest Show of Lucha Libre Saturday 11 May. 2 pm & 7 pm. £20 + fee.
Round House. Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH.
For one day only, the Roundhouse will be transformed into a Mexican Arena, where spectators can immerse themselves in a mythical and ferocious world in which Good battles Evil through fierce and flamboyant competition. Dressed in outrageous costumes and colourful masks, the Luchadores will perform thrilling acrobatic moves to the delight and awe of the cheering crowd. More and tickets here
- Wimbledon with Friends of Colombia for Social Aid – FOCSA
Saturday 29 June. 4.30 pm for 5 pm. £150 per person.
1 Clockhouse Close, SW19 5NT. Map
Friends of Colombia for Social Aid invite all to enjoy Wimbledon Tennis exhibition matches and a barbecue. Proceeds of this event will be used to support FOCSA’s projects in aid of the most vulnerable children in Colombia. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 30th April 2019
- Roberto Carlos: Love, Solidarity and Faith in Tomorrow
Wednesday 29 May. Doors 6.30 pm.
The SSE Arena, Wembley. Arena Square, Engineers Way, HA9 0PA. Map With a career spanning 59 years and over 600 songs, singer and composer Roberto Carlos – ‘The King’, as he is affectionately referred to by his fans the world over – brings words of hope to London with his ballads of love, solidarity and faith in tomorrow. More and ticket here
- Julio Iglesias – The 50th Anniversary
Wednesday 26 June. 8 pm (doors 6.30 pm). From £70.75.
The SSE Arena, Wembley. Arena Square, Engineers Way, HA9 0PA. MapThe only UK show of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias (born September 23, 1943). Iglesias has sold over 300 million records worldwide in 14 languages, released 77 albums andplayed to over 60 million people. He is the father of singer Enrique Iglesias. More and tickets here
- Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon
In this book, Brazil born writer and journalist Chris Feliciano Arnold reports unflinchingly on the struggle between the forces destroying the Amazon and those who seek to protect it. “An enlightening narrative that will forever change your perception of the Amazon as an idyllic oasis.”–Shelf Awareness (starred review). More at cfarnold.com
- Voices of Latin America – New Book from LAB
Voices of Latin America: Social movements and the new activism, the new book published by the Latin American Bureau (LAB) is expected to become the go-to reader for all those interested in the area. For more information and to buy the book visit lab.org.uk
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