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Extra resources to help you practise your Spanish. Hispanic culture in London and insights into the Hispanic world. We hope you enjoy our blogs.

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Bodas de Sangre

Spanish version (levels B1-B2)

Ya llegó el frío del invierno, y con esta temperatura que mejor plan que ir al cine o al teatro. Y para los estudiantes de español interesados también en su cultura este mes tienen la oportunidad de ver una obra de teatro de uno de los grandes escritores de España, Federico García Lorca. Lorca fue el gran poeta español del siglo XX, y el mejor dramaturgo junto con Valle-Inclán. Nació en 1898 en Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, lugar donde hoy se…

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Blood Wedding

Hispanic world

The cold of the winter has arrived, and at this temperature, there is nothing better than to go to the movies or the theatre. And for Spanish students interested in Hispanic culture this month have the opportunity to see a play by one of the great writers of Spain, Federico García Lorca. Lorca was the great Spanish poet of the 20th century, and one of the best playwrights, along with Valle-Inclán. He was born in 1898 in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada,…

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December Arts and Culture in London

Hispanic London

Blood Wedding at Spanish Theatre Company in Southwark, 15 Nov- 17 Dec Under a burning and unrelenting sun, two families prepare for a wedding with anticipation.  Their destinies will be forever marked by their traditions, passions and suppressed past. Lorca’s masterpiece will be the opening production at the Cervantes Theatre in London, with two different casts which will perform in Spanish and in English. For those of you who brave the Spanish version of the production, you will have a…

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The Author of Don Quixote

Spanish version (levels B1-B2)

España celebra en octubre el Día de la Hispanidad, la fiesta nacional que conmemora la fecha en que Cristóbal Colón puso pie en las Américas por primera vez: el 12 de octubre de 1492. Sin embargo, no es sólo una fiesta en España, sino en muchos países latinoamericanos. Este día se celebra la cultura hispana en el mundo., y este año esta celebración está indudablemente vinculada al 400 aniversario de la muerte del gran escritor español Cervantes, autor de Don…

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Post-Franco Expression and Peace in Colombia

Hispanic London

Here are three events this month which are both cultural and political. The exhibition at The Red Gallery shows art from “one of the most explosive moments in the country” whilst the Colombia: Peace Art Culture event invites us to consider Colombia’s future whilst enjoying an evening of Colombian entertainment. Finally, the Annual Catalan Lecture at Queen Mary’s explores Francoist anti-Catalanism during the Civil War.   La Movida Madrileña 1975/85 at Red Gallery, 9-27 Nov La Movida Madrileña was a…