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See also the archive of previous events.

on the axis of this world

On the Axis of this World

Wednesday 18 November, 7pm

Location: 22 Mansfield Street, London, W1G 9NR

Concert only: £15
Concert with drinks and canapés after: £25

Cambridge City Opera, in association with the Scott Polar Research Institute, presents On the Axis of this World - an operatic meditation on the vast perspectives of Antarctica, inspired by the words of British explorers. Their haunting writings reach out to us through a through a shifting musical landscape born of weather systems and ice flow.

Music: Matt Rogers
Words: Verbatim, from the papers of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1911-13

7pm:Welcome Drinks

7.30pm: A short lecture: 'Ice Writing: Recording Polar Expeditions' The Archives of the Scott Polar Research Institute'. (Naomi Boneham) & Concert

8.45pm: An auction of an original sculpture by Emily Young.

Book by email –
If you do not have email then phone 020 7436 0344 or write to 22 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NR. Tickets are not issued but you should get confirmation.

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

2016: 27 January, 16 March, 18 May, 6 July

10am – 10.45am

A different story each session with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper.

For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Places cost £1.50 per child payable on arrival. 1 year olds and under are free.

Please book by emailing stating your child's full name and age.