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Fashion, Visual Arts

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

27 May 2017 - 18 Feb 2018
Victoria & Albert Museum | London

This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition

Theatre

New Spanish Playwriting – Season I

18 Sep - 14 Oct
Cervantes Theatre | London

The Cervantes Theatre will be hosting the first annual season of New Spanish Writing, brought by the Spanish Theatre Company with the support of Acción Cultural Española (AC/E). This first annual season will consist of three dramatised readings and a full production.

Visual Arts

No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments that Changed Britain

20 Sep 2017 - 25 Feb 2018
Migration Museum at The Workshop | London

This exhibition, including works by Spanish artist Roman Lokati, explores seven pivotal migration moments in Britain’s migration history. Some brought people together, others moved people apart; all had a profound effect on individuals who lived through them – and on the country as a whole.

Sculpture, Visual Arts

Michelangelo Arteaga. Spiral of Life

25 Sep - 27 Oct
St Paul’s Cathedral | London

Spanish artist Michelangelo Arteaga’s work Spiral of Life is part of Stations of Water, an art exhibition featuring nine contemporary artists in conjunction with justwater2017.org

Painting, Visual Arts

El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum

27 Sep 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
The Wallace Collection | London

The Wallace Collection presents El Greco to Goya - Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum, the first London exhibition of Spanish art from The Bowes Museum in County Durham, including works by Goya and El Greco.

Dance

Acosta Danza performs J. Crecis & G. Montero’s work

27 Sep - 11 Nov
Various Cities | United Kingdom

Jorge Crecis and Goyo Montero’s creations will be performed by Acosta Danza along other choreographies by Marianela Boán (Cuba), Justin Peck (USA) and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Belgium).

Cinema, Festival

Spanish cinema at the 61st BFI London Film Festival

4 Oct - 15 Oct
Various cinemas |

Spanish cinema will once again have a wide presence at the BFI London Film Festival, which will include productions such as Summer 1993 by Carla Simón, Abracadabra by Pablo Berger and Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle by Gustavo Salmerón.

Cinema, Festival

4th Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

5 Oct - 31 Oct
Various Venues | Edinburgh and Glasgow

The 2017 Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival presents a total of 15 feature films and 13 short films in Spanish over the month of October. Alongside the Filmhouse and the University in Edinburgh and the Glasgow Film Theatre, this year sees the University of Stirling joining as another hub for the ESFF.

Visual Arts

Dali / Duchamp

7 Oct 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
Royal Academy of Arts | London

This unique exhibition examines the relationship between Salvador Dali and the father of conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp. It is the first show dedicated to their friendship and the mutual influence on their work, exploring the common ground, both personal and aesthetic.

Dance

Spanish dance at Dance Umbrella

11 Oct - 28 Nov
Various Venues |

Rocio Molina and dance companies La Macana and Maduixa Teatre are part of the 2017 program of Dance Umbrella, London’s international dance festival that celebrates 21st century choreography across the capital.

Visual Arts

#TRIBE17

12 Oct - 15 Oct
OXO Bargehouse | London

#TRIBE17 is an art show that features more than 200 international and UK-based artists from the world of contemporary art, music, and performance. Spanish creators Roman Lokati, Susana López F., Plácido Rodríguez and Julián Díez Cabeza are among the 150 selected visual artists participating in this festival.

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Science

Symposium: Energy access for displaced people

12 Oct 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Bristol | Bristol

SRUK, in collaboration with the Cabot Institute and Institute for Advanced Studies from the University of Bristol, has organised a free symposium about Energy access for displaced people on 12th October at Bristol

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OCSA PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND, 13 – 15 October 2017

Spanish dance at Dance Umbrella 12 – 14 Oct | BARBICAN EC2 | London Rocio Molina and dance companies La Macana and Maduixa Teatre are part of the 2017 program of Dance Umbrella, London’s international dance festival that celebrates 21st century choreography across the...

OCSA PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND, 6 – 8 October 2017

New Spanish Playwriting – La Golondrina 18 Sep - 14 Oct | Cervantes Theatre | London Ramón comes to Amelia’s house to ask her to be her singing teacher and help him prepare a special song for his mother’s funeral. During the evening, among breathing exercises and...

OCSA PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND, 29 Sept – 1 Oct 2017

El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum 27 Sep 2017 - 7 Jan 2018 | The Wallace Collection | London The Wallace Collection presents El Greco to Goya - Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum, the first London exhibition of Spanish art from The...