Culture and press diary
London Open House
A number of embassies, cultural institutes and residences will again be participating in this engaging festival which allows public access to buildings not normally open to the public. Diplomatic highlights include the Foreign Office , the Residence of the Argentine Ambassador, Arne Jacobsen's Danish Embassy, Flanders House and the Institut Francais not to mention Churchill's secret bunker, which extends right under the Embassy Magazine offices!
Cultural Attaché Network trip to Folkestone Triennial
Visit one of the most ambitious public art projects in the UK and learn about the regeneration of this seaside town through creative activity.
Swiss Ambassador's Award Concert
Award-winning Trio Rafale will perform with the support of the Swiss Cultural Fund which provides a platform in the UK for top Swiss talent.
Venue: Wigmore Hall
The Rise and Fall of the Aksumite Kingdom
World-renowned expert Professor David Phillipson will explore how this Ethiopian town played a major role in international affairs 1,500 years ago. Reception with Ethiopian food, coffee and music.
Venue: The Royal Geographical Society