Concert: Groove Razors (Reactivation)

Groove Razors is a fusion quintet founded in London by Polish pianist Tomasz Zyrmont and British drummer Laurie Lowe and featuring some of the finest Jazz musicians in the London jazz scene. Since its inception in 2009, the band has earned a strong following with their spontaneous interplay, limitless energy and unparalleled virtuosity attracting coverage…

Julia Secklehner | 30/06/2018

Jacek Dehnel in conversation with Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Oneworld Publishing and the Polish Cultural Institute in London are pleased to invite you to a series of events to promote a moving family saga Lala by one of Poland’s top writers, Jacek Dehnel (forthcoming in June by Oneworld in Antonia Lloyd-Jones‘s translation). Born in 1980, Dehnel is a poet, novelist and translator. In 2005…

Julia Secklehner | 30/05/2018

DINING & TALK: Table 55: Brough Scott

Entry price includes a welcome drink & a 3 course dinner with wine. The next meeting of the Ognisko dining club, Table 55, will be held in May with a bespoke menu produced by Jan Woroniecki and Ognisko Restaurant. The event will be held in the Salonik and as the space is limited the numbers…

Julia Secklehner | 29/05/2018

Exhibition: ‘Family Values: Polish Photography Now’

Family Values: Polish Photography Now is a unique season of photography and events examining Polish visual culture from the second part of the 20th century and the current creative landscape of a nation with deep historical and emotional links to the UK. At the centre of the season sits the first exhibition devoted to Polish…

Julia Secklehner | 25/05/2018

Exhibition: 60 Years of the Association of Polish Artists in Great Britain

The exhibition ’60 Years of APA, the Association of Polish Artists in Great Britain’ showcases the art of its present members. APA holds two or three exhibitions a year in the POSK Gallery, which was originally incorporated in the design of POSK – the Polish Social and Cultural Association building as a gallery for Polish…

Julia Secklehner | 20/05/2018

Musical Moments May 2018

‘We are happy to announce the latest of our monthly ‘Musical Moments’. These concerts take place on the first Monday of every month and are followed by a buffet with wine. This month we welcome Phillip Leslie playing piano. The ‘Musical Moments’ concerts have been made possible by the very kind cooperation of The Trinity…

Julia Secklehner | 14/05/2018

Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival: Afternoon devoted to Polish women in literature

Introducing a fantastic afternoon of Polish writing by women past and present, exploring their interaction with events and themes in Polish history, their personal experience, as well as the functions of memory. Chaired by Ursula Phillips, writer on Polish literary history and translator. The panel will include researcher Kasia Brzezińska, literary translators Basia Howard, Alissa…

Julia Secklehner | 12/05/2018

Dance: Fusion at Sadlers Wells

Fusion is the UK’s first inclusive Latin and ballroom dance showcase by disabled and non-disabled artists, presented by Step Change Studios at Sadler’s Wells’ Lilian Baylis Studio on Wednesday 9 May 2018. Bringing together talented professional artists to push the boundaries of ballroom with beautiful, powerful, performances that redefine the genre, Fusion is a creative…

Julia Secklehner | 09/05/2018

Polish book design at the Royal College of Art

The School of Communication, Royal College of Art has the pleasure of hosting the London launch of two books, the Klimowski Poster Book, published by SelfMadeHero and Gyubal Vahazr or on the Uplands of Absurdity by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, published by the Polish-Japanese Academy of Digital Information in Warsaw. The latter has been dedicated, amongst…

Julia Secklehner | 09/05/2018

Journey Limitless: Travel Memoir by Simon Pruciak and Alexandra Reddaway

May 9, 7pm Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore London SW7 2AR BOOK NOW In July 2016, artist Simon Pruciak and Engineer Alexandra Reddaway set off for Brazil to commence a round the world adventure which would take them 360 days through 40 countries and across 45,000km on their motorbikes. With the objective to live…

Julia Secklehner | 09/05/2018