Preview: Eye lights

Rose's Thoughts dance company presents a witty and compelling combination of popular culture and contemporary dance. The innovative choreographer Ruth Segalis matches breakdance and ballet with aspects of everyday life, "refreshing the parts high art cannot reach". At the Spitz, Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6BG, 8pm, pounds 6/pounds 4 concs. Box Office: 0171-392 9032.

Or take a trip to the Hulton Getty Picture Gallery to enjoy A Winter's Tale, a selection of photographs from one of the world's greatest photographic resources, on display for the first time. United by the seasonal theme but diverse in subject and landscape, the pictures range from a striking image of Canadian skiers dwarfed by the Rockies to the intricate wind- sculpted snow patterns in Alaska. Quality prints are on sale. To 30 Jan at the Hulton Getty Picture Gallery, London SW3 3TD. Information: 0171- 376 4545

Meanwhile, the Czechoslovakian conductor Petr Altrichter leads the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in Mozart's Symphony No 35, Scharwenka's Piano Concerto No 4 and Beethoven's Symphony No 7. Featuring the award- winning pianist Stephen Hough. To Thurs at the Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, 7.30pm, pounds 10. Box Office: 0151-709 3789.

Inspired by the sea, saltings and marshes around his home, the accomplished artist Charles Bartlett has created a significant body of work. A Major Retrospective, celebrating his 75th birthday, presents his bold, mostly abstract watercolour paintings and prints for public viewing. To 30 Nov at the Bankside Gallery, London SE1 9JH, pounds 3.50/pounds 2. Information: 0171-928 7521.

Committed bookworms will no doubt be heading for the Hull Literature Festival which starts today. In celebration of the written word, poetry, musical events, theatre and workshops abound, featuring a variety of new authors and sparkling celebs, including Roger McGough and Magnus Magnusson. To 23 Nov at venues throughout Hull. Information: 01482 883091.

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebooks
ebookA delicious collection of 50 meaty main courses
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs General

    Recruitment Genius: PHP Developer - 3-4 Month Fixed Contract - £30-£35k pro rata

    £30000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a 3-4 month pro rata fi...

    Recruitment Genius: Telesales Executive - OTE £26,000+

    £16000 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Telesales Executive is requir...

    Recruitment Genius: Area Sales Manager

    £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity to join ...

    Recruitment Genius: Freight Forward Senior Operator

    £22000 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This logistics firm are looking...

    Day In a Page

    Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

    Making of a killer

    What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
    UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

    Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

    Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
    Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

    The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

    Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
    Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

    Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

    Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most
    Katy Perry prevented from buying California convent for $14.5m after nuns sell to local businesswoman instead

    No grace of God for Katy Perry as sisters act to stop her buying convent

    Archdiocese sues nuns who turned down star’s $14.5m because they don’t approve of her
    Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

    Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

    The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
    Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

    Something wicked?

    Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
    10 best sun creams for body

    10 best sun creams for body

    Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
    Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games

    Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon files

    Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games
    Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

    There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

    The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with cynicism and greed
    How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

    How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

    Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
    Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

    One day to find €1.6bn

    Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
    New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

    'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

    Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
    Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

    Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

    The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
    Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

    Historians map out untold LGBT histories

    Public are being asked to help improve the map