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Photography, Visual Arts

Pablo Genovés: Tides

1 Mar - 30 Aug
St Paul’s Cathedral | London

Spanish artist Pablo Genovés’ project Tides is on display in St Paul's Cathedral until 30 August as part of the international collaboration Just Water

Visual Arts

Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors

28 Apr - 25 Aug
Gagosian | London

Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors, curated by Sir John Richardson examines the intersection of Picasso's bullfighting imagery with his mythological and biographical compositions of the 1930s.

Science, Science exhibition

FOTCIENCIA 13 – Exhibition

24 May - 25 Sep
Instituto Cervantes, Manchester | Manchester

This exhibition is part of a set of cultural promotional activities of Spain carried out in Manchester during 2017 and it is a clear example of photography being used as a vehicle for science outreach.

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

Photography

A Tale on The Mile by David Guillén

9 Jun - 25 Sep
Museum of Edinburgh | Edinburgh

A Tale on the Mile, the work of photographer David Guillén, is a harmony of original photography and text that explores the personalities and places on one of the most historically vibrant streets in Scotland: The Royal Mile.

Music

Maria Camahort’s summer concerts

8 Jul - 23 Aug
Various Cities | United Kingdom

Spanish guitarist Maria Camahort will perform at various venues this summer both in the UK and Spain, presenting various projects that include Iberian Colours, a duo with Laura Ruhí-Vidal and a collaboration in the beautiful project Frost&Lorca

Visual Arts

Santiago Sierra: Impenetrable Structure

14 Jul - 26 Aug
Lisson Gallery | London

In this exhibition Spanish artist Santiago Sierra presents a large scale, site-specific piece addressing the hierarchies of power and class that operate in our modern society and everyday existence.

Theatre

Yerma at the Young Vic

26 Jul - 31 Aug
Young Vic | London

After the success achieved by this production last year, Yerma returns to the Young Vic stage this summer. The production, which received rave reviews from the audience and the critics, obtained some of the most well-known British recognitions, such two Oliver Awards for Best Revival and Best Actress.

Dance

The North by Joan Cleville

4 Aug - 13 Aug
Dance Base, National Centre for Dance | Edinburgh

In this new work co-commissioned by Tramway (Glasgow) and The Place (London), choreographer Joan Clevillé explores our fascination with the idea of North: the landscape, the light, the creatures that inhabit it, but also the people, the dark humour, the silence…

Dance, Theatre

Spanish talent at the Edinburgh International Festival

4 Aug - 28 Aug
Edinburgh |

This year the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) celebrates its 70th anniversary and renowned Spanish artists have been selected to take part in the dazzling programme of the Festival. María Pagés Company, Arcaladanza and Pablo Heras-Casado are going to perform different disciplines in one of the most celebrated Festivals in the World.

Festival, Theatre

Derailed on tour

6 Aug - 28 Aug
Various Cities | United Kingdom

After more than a year touring around Little Soldier will performe Derailed at the River Stage Festival and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Dance

Flamencura at Sadler’s Wells

8 Aug - 12 Aug
Sadler’s Wells | London

Flamenco lovers have the occasion to enjoy one of the greatest and multitalented contemporary artists at Sadler’s Wells. Paco Peña Company returns with Flamencura, an electrifying showcase of incredible flamenco talent, featuring three dancers and six musicians.

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Via arts Prize 2017 – The Visual Ibero-American Arts Prize

The Embassies of Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal, in collaboration with Itaú Unibanco and supported by People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London), are delighted to launch the 2017 edition of the VIAArts Prize. In an unparalleled exchange...

Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize 2017

The Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group (ARTES), in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, awarded on Thursday 29 June 2017 the annual Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize, created with the aim of encouraging the recognition of young scholars in the field of...

Science in the Classroom

‘Science in the Classroom’ is a programme organised by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Embassy of Spain in London…