Sunday 24-Monday 25 September, Guildford & London:
Wednesday 27-Saturday 7 October, London:
Tanika Gupta's adaption of Ibsen's A Doll's House
is being performed at Tower Theatre in Hackney, East London
. In this version, Ibsen's classic script is reset in British colonial Calcutta, in 1879.
Friday 29 September, London:
Friday 29 September-Saturday 21 October, London:
Shooting Hedda Gabler
, a brand new play based on the Ibsen classic, is heading to The Rose Theatre in Kingston Upon Thames. When offered the lead part in a Norwegian film adaptation of Hedda Gabler
, an American actress seizes the opportunity to escape Hollywood - and gain some artistic credibility. But with a demanding director (played by Norwegian actor Christian Rubeck
), reality and fiction soon become blurred... with explosive consequences.
Saturday 30 September & Sunday 1 October, Ledbury & Leominster:
Saturday 30 September-Wednesday 4 October, London, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow:
After playing The Great Escape in Brighton
earlier this year, Whammyboy
is returning to tour in the UK.
Tuesday 3 - Sunday 8 October, London:
Alma Sophia Grønli Geller is exhibiting at Goldsmiths’ Fair
: the annual selling event and exhibition showcasing a curated selection of work by some of the best fine jewellers and contemporary silversmiths creating and making in the UK today.
Thursday 5 & Saturday 7 October, London:
Friday 6 October, London:
is coming to the ICA.
An exclusive musical performance by Bendik Giske, the Berlin-based Norwegian musician who expresses physicality, vulnerability and endurance through the saxophone.
Trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær
is performing two sets at Ronnie Scott's
together with Jo Berger Myhre
on guitar/bass and Erland Dahlen
on drums. Nils Petter Molvær takes on multiple music styles – jazz, ambient, house, electronic and break beats, as well as elements from hip hop, rock and pop music – and effortlessly reshapes them into unique and dramatic soundscapes of deep intensity.
Sunday 8 October, London:
Dancing Queen is showing as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Young Mina decides to improve her dance moves when a dreamy internet sensation arrives in her town, in Aurora Gossé’s engrossing crowd-pleaser.
Every Monday 9 - 27 October, London:
In My Trip, Bjarne Melgaard takes the viewer on a journey to the furthest reaches of the web and explores the apathy that our technological environments engender. Available to experience at Outernet London, as part of LFF Expanded.
Thursday 12 & Friday 13 October, Cardiff:
Norwegian Dream gets its UK Premiere as part of Iris Prize LGBTQ+ Film Festival. A 19-year-old Polish immigrant working at a fish factory in Norway has feelings for his colleague. A strike begins among the Polish workers at the factory testing their relationship, and with their fellow workers.
Friday 13 October, London:
Soprano Lise Davidsen and pianist James Baillieu are performing music by Grieg, Berg, Schubert and Sibelius at the Wigmore Hall.
Saturday 14 October, London:
See Ane Brun in concert at the O2 Empire Shepherd's Bush. Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun is celebrating two glorious decades as an artist with a major tour, as well as releasing several collections and new music.
Tuesday 17 October, Newcastle:
Ester & Astrid is a duo project with fiddle players Ester Thunander and Astrid Garmo who started playing together in 2018 when they both attended the Norwegian Academy of Music. They'll join Newcastle fiddle duo Sam Baxter and Merle Harbron for a very special night of fiddle music from their respective homelands at Cumberland Arms, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Tuesday 17 - Thursday 26 October, Brighton, London, Leeds, Glasgow, Belfast:
Pop singer/songwriter SKAAR is heading on tour across the UK to promote her new album, Mad Woman.
Thursday 19 October, Ipswich:
In Originally a plant, Maritea Dæhlin weaves languages together, reflecting the reality for many who traverse different cultures and geographies. As part of Spill festival, the performance will be shown at Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich.
Sunday 22 October, Cardiff:
SALTI is playing Sŵn Festival in Cardiff.
Wednesday 25 October, Aberdeen:
In the Northern Connection concert at soundfestival 2023, Tine Surel Lange's composition Flaskepost is being given its world premiere by Red Note Ensemble.
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