MICHAEL O’ Connell last had an exhibition in Harlow in 1973, held at Harlow Playhouse. Professor Edquist mentioned his fondness of Harlow as a growing town, and that O’Connell very much saw art as fundamental to re – building a society. Professor Edquist moved from one piece of his work to another, each had a story behind it, and one couldn’t help but notice the wit and charisma of the artist infused in his work, Edquist said: “He was an extraordinary design genius.”
THE AUTHOR behind the best selling books turned Hollywood films, “How to Train Your Dragon” Cressida Cowell is coming to Harlow. Cowell will be meeting young fans, signing books and talking about her multi-million selling books at Harlow Playhouse on Sunday October 6th at 14:00pm.
The Eyestrings theatre company’s interpretation of ‘The Duchess of Malfi‘ is an intense, oppressive and uncomfortable piece of theatre, but don’t let that put you off.
A ground breaking exhibition of large scale hangings and textiles by Michael O’Connell are being exhibited for the first time in Britain at the Gibberd Gallery. O’ Connell taught in Harlow and Ware and lived and worked with artists locally in Perry Green. He was a key figure in contemporary textile design. This exhibition will […]
REHEARSALS have begun at The Playhouse for the first UK tour of William Finn’s Tony Award Winning musical comedy ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’.
The Playhouse are currently recruiting volunteers to take part in The Hatch- Harlow’s first scare attraction, due to run at the Playhouse in late October.
FLARE-haired Irish songstress Rose Marie sings at The Playhouse next Thursday September 26th at 19:30pm.
The Irish singing star returns home to the UK after sellout performances in Las Vegas and taking the USA by storm. The celebrated singer, famed for her red hair, high-octane voice and zany humour has captured the hearts of audiences, including the Royal Family.
A SUMMER of hard work and plenty of noise has paid off for the students of Harlow’s Very own Rock school. They found out this week that their entry into the Jack Petechy anthem competition has made it through to the top ten.
ENTRIES have been flowing in for the Essex Book Festival’s audio drama writing competition Making Waves. Interest has not ebbed since the competition was launched in July and the deadline is not until 31 October 2013 so you still have time to take part in this free-to-enter Essex Book Festival writing competition.
YOUR HARLOW caught up with Harlow bred actor Chris Larner todea ahead of his return to The Playhouse with his emotion new production ‘An Instict For Kindness’.
VISITORS can take a trip to The Gibberd Garden in Marsh Lane Harlow for free this Sunday as they host a Heritage Open Day.
Every second Wednesday, The Square hosts its fortnightly open mic night. Run by resident eccentric Love Hobbs, it’s an open mic with a difference where anyone can go along and have their 15 minutes of fame.
AT around five to eleven on Friday night, Rock ‘n’ Rollers; The Lady Killers took the to the stage at The Square in Harlow in all their glory.
WELL, we have just got over the very exciting Buddy but there is much much more to come in the next few weeks at the Harlow Playhouse. But there are lots of great acts coming to the Playhouse.
FOLLOWING a season in London’s West End, The Playhouse will host a one-off performance off the critically acclaimed Instict for Kindness.
AS the first stage in the transformation of the centre, the remodelled food court will see the introduction of new restaurants, some with their own seating and smaller units sharing the communal dining area. Intu is expecting to sign 13 new leases for the food court and the letting process is well underway with the first names due to be announced shortly.
WHEN WE turned up on Sunday afternoon, the sun was beating down on the audience and artists alike. The organisers must have breathed a sigh of relief as just twenty-four hours before, the heavens opened on those who had gathered in the park.
I DECIDED to get in the mood for tonight’s gig by listening to the Beatles on my way to the venue. I wanted to make it a level playing field for Neil Innes and co., so I played one of the Beatles’ Anthology albums released in 1996. To be honest, a lot of the music played tonight, could have fitted easily within the Anthology series. Remember, the Rutles are a Beatles pastiche act, not a parody. These are not comedic songs per se, more an imitation and in this instance, imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery.
UNTIL the middle of the nineteenth century, doctors could do little for their patients and often managed only to send them to an early grave. Magic, homoeopathy and praying for miracles would all have been more effective then visiting a physician, if only because they didn’t make matters worse. Yet, somehow, the medical profession retained its learned status even when it was more likely to kill than cure.
THE Dusty Miller pub on Burnt Mill Lane will be hosting The Dusty Proms this coming Bank Holiday Monday. The event kicks off in the beer garden at 5:00pm with the Harlow Brass Band playing traditional brass band music alongside contemporary pop pieces. The entertainment continues with a Jazz quartet led by Gavin Skeggs at […]
IF THERE is one thing YH has learned in six weeks, it is that the Harlow Rock School is a hive of activity. This week they have released a video. It is part of a challenge to find an anthem for the Jack Petchey Foundation Tweet
HARLOW’S pop princess, Sophia Grace Brownlee has landed her first Hollywood role as she has been cast with Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep in the forthcoming Disney film Into The Woods. Old Harlow’s Sophia’s rise to the top has been well documented but for those who do not know: Sophia Grace Brownlee, became a youtube sensation after a video of her singing Nicki Minaj hit Super Bass attracted more than 40 million views worldwide.
THEY TURNED out in their droves (and many in their stetsons) for a wonderful afternoon of country and western in the Harlow Town Park. Superbly organised: from the car park at Pearsons, food and refreshments, to lots of things for the kids to do near Pets Corner. Our cameras popped in and saw Kevin Barry plucking his stuff.
ON Wednesday 14th August GO Outdoors on Howard Way on Edinburgh Way in Harlow is hosting its first-ever inspiration and advice event for local walkers considering charity walking challenges this Summer. The free event – called the Basecamp – will offer an overview of the latest walking insights and equipment to help with safety and success for walkers of all abilities.