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Chicks Theatre Picks • Lovesexidentityambition

Hear Me Now presents: Lovesexidentityambition Curated by Titilola Dawudu Produced by BlackFest and Theatre503, in association with Tamasha Theatre A festival celebrating the complexities, richness and nuance of women of colour. When? 4th – 8th February 2020 ‘Let’s have conversations, let’s see stories about love, sex, identity and ambition by women of colour’…

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Getting Over Everest • Theatre Review

Getting Over Everest Comedic timing is paramount in the female-led play ‘Getting Over Everest’, written and led by Natasha Santos and directed by Katherine Timms.  It is theultimate break up story. Libby gets dumped by her boyfriend of ten years, Rob Everest, two weeks before Christmas. She is left with…

Chicks Chat Careers with… Louisa Connelly-Burnham

Louisa Connolly Burnham. Actress, Writer and Producer. Her credits include as actress for Wolfblood, Call the Midwife, The Marine 6: Close Quarters to name but a few. Louisa has just taken her film Call Centre on the festival circuit and it is proving to be a hit! We at Those…

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How to Plan Your Financial Future With Your Spouse

How to Plan Your Financial Future With Your Spouse • With Printables As newlyweds, you’ve already tackled the task of planning a wedding, and now it is time to plan the rest of your life together. Whether that may mean traveling the world, checking off your bucket list’s together, or…

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Thread • Theatre Review

‘Thread’ at The Hope Theatre The XV Theatre Company performed ‘Thread’ by Freya Alderson at the ever-charming venue ‘The Hope Theatre’. The play, directed by Veronica Quilligan, presents several interesting, relevant and challenging concepts. Initially, the audience is presented with the character Peter Gibson, who once won Best Director at…

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Queens of Sheba • Theatre

Queens of Sheba Award-winning five star play by Jessica L. Hagan Presented by Nouveau Riché and Omnibus Theatre Battersea Arts Centre 18th – 23 Nov, 7.30pm, Press night 18th Nov bac.org.uk/queens_of_sheba National 10 venue tour until 29 November 2019 “They ask me where I am from! I say I am…

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Mystify: Michael Hutchence • Review

Chicks at the Flicks Review of Mystify: Michael Hutchence For those of us who remember the 80s, there was no one like Michael Hutchence, the front man of the Australian rock group INXS. I distinctly recollect he had an aura; he exuded sex appeal. Of course the confidence exuded on…

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Emerge Festival

Emerge Festival Line-up announced for groundbreaking new London “Lates” festival September 27 & 28, 2019 Emerge, an innovative new “Lates” festival, will burst onto London’s night-time arts scene over the weekend of Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September, 2019. Aiming to turn expectations of who museums are for on its…

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Thirst for Justice

Thirst for Justice a documentary film by Leana Hosea In the spring of 2015, residents from two separate communities enlist the help of scientists to prove their suspicions that their water had become dangerously contaminated. In Sander, Arizona, Janene Yazzie, finds out from tests carried out by a PhD student,…

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Nasty • A Night of Female Comedy

“Nasty”: An All Female Comedy Night   The idea behind Nasty is very simple; to celebrate female comedy. The comedy night was set up to showcase female identifying comedians and give a platform to both up and coming, and experienced comedians. The 27th of September 8pm will host some top-quality…

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How to Improve your Confidence with Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact  As women, learning how to make strong eye contact is one of the most powerful skills we can develop, both in our professional and our personal lives. Humans are social creatures, and the way we meet the gaze of others reveals a lot about what…

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Chicks Chat Careers with… Nettie Wakefield

Nettie Wakefield. Artist., living and working in London. Nettie has been exhibiting in London since early 2013. She has been exhibiting between London and Los Angeles and had her third solo show, ‘Brandy’ at the Jason Vass Gallery in Downtown LA. She also showcased her work at Banksy’s bemusement park, ‘Dismaland’, in…

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Chiaroscuro • Chicks Theatre Picks

Chicks Theatre Picks • Chiaroscuro :(noun) the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting. I want to find it all now know our names know the others in history so many women have been lost at sea so many stories have been swept away Aisha, Yomi, Beth and…

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Ask Dr Ruth • Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

Ask Dr. Ruth Review   Dr. Ruth Westheimer has lead an extraordinary life. An ‘orphan of the Holocaust’ as a 10 year old she was evacuated by Kindertransport to Switzerland, in her 20s became a sniper for theIsraeli underground army Haganah, and in her 40s went on to educate the…

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Pain and Glory• Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

Pain and Glory Film Review. Pedro Almodóvar never fails to disappoint, his stories are original and are always a rewarding watch. But can it be remotely possible that with Pain and Glory, the director may have even surpassed himself. The story revolves around a character called Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas)….

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CGD LONDON

CGD LONDON • Planners for exceptional women. Who like to get stuff done. We at Those London Chicks are HUGE fans of this brand. It’s part of the positivity revolution and the empowerment of women! This is the ethos we hold dear. We rock as women but sometimes we need…

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Nine

Nine 

By Jane Shepard Director: Coral Tarran Unchained Theatre Company Currently on at Drayton Arms Theatre Macabre as it might be, I think we all have moments where we wonder how we would fare with being imprisoned. What would I do if I was trapped in a cell and the…

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Herstory • Cabaret Show

HERSTORY by Polly Clamorous Herstory; a term for history written that focuses on the female’s point of view or emphasizes the female’s role. The idea of Herstory is to give a voice to the women in history whose stories remained obscure. Thus, ‘Herstory’ is the perfect title for new Polly…

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The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill

The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill  The Weak Ones consists of three one-act plays set against the backdrop of everyday life in nineteenth-century Sweden: Motherly Love – An actress and her overbearing mother spend their summer holiday in the Stockholm Archipelago. The daughter is making friends for the first…

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Sassy Stand Up

Sassy Stand up a comedy  night featuring a line-up of some of the UK’s best new female comedians including Ellen Lilley, Abbie Murphy, Katerina Robinson, Ania Magliano and our headliner Athena Kugblenu. Sassy Stand Up brings some very funny women to Kingston for a night of brilliant comedy! The night…

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Madam Storm’s STRUT Master Class

Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass • Learn How to Walk in Heels!  Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass is an intensely practical session for women of all ages. Who want to present themselves as confident, assured, sensual and unequivocally owning their own space. Uniquely, the Masterclass is an object lesson in acquiring new…

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Chicks Chat Career with… Amy Christophers

Amy Christophers. Journalist, Sports Presenter, Model, Referee and Influencer. Former glamour who went under the name of Brandy Brewer. Amy took the brave decision to leave that industry and pursue a career in Sports. Originally from Cornwall Amy now lives in London. We at Those London Chicks are pleased as…

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Chicks Chat Careers with… Zuzana Breznanikova

Zuzana Breznanikova. Vogue published fashion photographer living in London. She specialises in editorial and commercial fashion photography for fashion campaigns. In the age of the Instagram celebrity this luxury photography influencer is bringing traditional photography to social media. We at Those London Chicks are so pleased Zuzana has taken the…

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I Love My Mum • Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

I Love My Mum is a completely bonkers ‘Road Movie’, I mean that in the most positive way.  It’s skilfully written and directed by award winning Alberto Sciamma who gave us films such as Killer Tongue, La Lengua Asesina and Blood Trap. It stars Kierston Wareing as Olga (Fish Tank, It’s…

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Chicks Chat with… Jess Impiazzi.

Jess Impiazzi. London born Model and Actress. She is known for films The Seven, The Tombs and Ria. She is the ambassador for Many may know Jess from being a finalist on Celebrity Big Brother; ‘The Year of the Woman’ series. Prior to that she also appeared on on MTV’s…

The Fiena Members Club for Women

The Fiena Members Club for women is something totally different… Since opening in 2017, the club has already achieved legendary status. Fiena is a firm favourite of female olympians, international DJ’s, CEO’s of visionary companies & everyday go-getters across the world. A hotspot for London’s girl boss types and female adventurers….

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum • Review

Prepare to feel exhilarated and exhausted by John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum! You should be, this is the deliberate intention of the filmmakers, as it is time for us to experience the pain that John Wick feels that ultimately Keanu Reeves feels! For Wick his motivation is love, for…

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Chicks Chat with … Bernie Dieter

Bernie Dieter. Multi award winning Queen of Weimer punk Kabaret. Star of ‘The Little Death Club’ forming part of the Underbelly Festival on at the Southbank. Having been described as a cross between Lady Gaga, Marlene Dietrich and Noel Fielding in sequins, she has played sold out shows all over…

Among Angels • Theatre Review

Among Angels’ follows lead character Chris as he uses drugs as a numbing tool after being falsely accused of rape. He is in a situation incited by toxic people and struggles with the idea of going home. However, this is no regular party, he is in a potentially dangerous situation…

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Pop-Up Painting • Review

My night at Pop-up painting commenced at 19:30 pm in the Urban Meadows Café in Notting Hill. I had never heard of pop-up painting but found the idea really intriguing. With a selling point of “Wine glass in one hand, Paintbrush in the other”, my only question was “What’s not…