Representation in United Kingdom

Past events

Eu-le © Axel Scheffler

The exhibition, Drawing Europe Together, is a vibrant collection of artworks by 45 of the best-known children’s book illustrators from across the UK and Europe. They have collaborated to make illustrated comments on the historical and possible future relationships between the countries of Europe, many of which are extremely touching and heartfelt. Illustrators include Axel Scheffler of the internationally recognised children’s book character, The Gruffalo; illustrator royalty with Quentin...

Date:
  • 20/03/2019 to 10/05/2019
Between: a storytelling performance about language and exclusion

Between, a storytelling performance that dramatises the challenges and ethical dilemmas faced by interpreters working in sensitive situations. Between weaves together stories of migration, multilingualism, agency, empathy, identity, loss and renewal. The performance will draw on the real experiences of interpreters working with Mothertongue, a multi-ethnic counselling and interpreting service that operated until...

Date:
  • 15/03/2019
In Two parts

My work draws upon ideas around land and landscape. Perhaps it is my attempt to create a kind of space or setting to place thoughts and observations, an exterior view shaped from an interior one, or vice versa an inner landscape being shaped by an outer one. Within this construct, are notions relating to pictorial history and what it means to assemble and make a work of art today. I often refer to my own personal history to reflect upon the wider global situation.

Date:
  • 06/03/2019 to 15/03/2019
Chaves

Manuel Chaves Nogales (Seville, 1897 - London, 1944) was a Spanish journalist present at the great events that convulsed Europe in the first part of the 20th century. He witnessed the terror unleashed in the wake of the Soviet revolution whilst at the same time warning against the growth and advance of fascism.

Date:
  • 20/02/2019 to 01/03/2019
Mihalache

With the ocassion of the the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, H.E Ambassador of Romania to the UK Dan Mihalache will speak on 19 February 2019 about ...

Date:
  • 19/02/2019
Venue:
The University of Edinburgh, Old College, McLaren Stuart Room

Throughout February and March, Europe House, London, is hosting a series of lectures by historians on European dynasties which are free to attend on a first come first served basis.

Date:
  • 14/02/2019 to 14/03/2019
Romania Presidency

An evening to celebrate the Romanian language. The event aims to introduce non-Romanians to the linguistic dimensions of this beautiful Carpathian country. It coincides with Romanian's presidency of the Council of the European Union and is held in conjunction with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Date:
  • 06/02/2019
Margot Fonteyn

A unique collection of photographs celebrating international female leaders breaking new ground and shaping the world of dance in the UK.

From some of the UK’s most renowned dance companies to freelance dance artists across all genres of the art form, the significant influence of international artists is an integral part of the UK’s cultural fabric. Amongst them, two of the UK’s leading dance companies which were founded by female immigrants – The Royal Ballet companies by Ireland’s ...

Date:
  • 06/02/2019 to 15/02/2019
Nordic citizens’ status and rights after Brexit - Q&A in Edinburgh

Nordic citizens’ status and rights after Brexit

The Nordic Embassies in the UK (Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) are organizing an event on the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU on the status and rights of Nordic citizens living in the UK.

Date:
  • 31/01/2019
Venue:
Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Sidlaw auditorium, The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EE
Brigid in her strength of fruitfulness and learning © Cathy Carman

The iconic early Christian symbol St Brigid has been chosen to serve as a catalyst for 90 invited Irish women artists to create an original painting for this exhibition.

Folk custom, the four seasons, women’s lives and crafts, poetry, all intersect at the 1st of February feast-day of Saint Brigid in Ireland. What is celebrated is the rebirth of the living earth; it was usual in some places to turn a sod of earth with the spade, the work of cultivation beginning again.  Many customs,...

Date:
  • 23/01/2019 to 01/02/2019

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