Alan Turing, one of Britain's greatest mathematicians and thinkers, worked at Bletchley Park during the Second World War where he broke the Naval Enigma codes, allowing Britain to gather intelligence it needed to win the war. As well as developing plans for the Automatic
A round up of autumn new LGBT plays and revivals in London
Gay culture has long proven itself rich subject matter for playwrights: Jonathan Harvey, Mark Ravenhill and Martin Sherman all come to mind. What fascinates me is that thousands of pages of reading and
London is a complicated city: streets mesh tightly into each other, Georgian buildings rest against Victorian, Tudor pubs nestle amongst post-war tower blocks. History is everywhere, but the present constantly gets in the way.
What better way to explore than on foot with a guided
It seems that companies offering walking tours have a tendency toward awful websites. Don’t be put off - the information is there, and there are a myriad of routes around the gay city.
Here’s a look at two walks recommended
Alan Ward lives and works in London. He studied Creative Writing at Cumbria Institute of the Arts, graduating with First Class Honours before taking up a position with the Poetry Society. As Marketing Coordinator he runs some of the UK’s most prestigious poetry prizes, including the National Poetry Competition and the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. His writing has been published online and in print and he is involved with various art projects. @alan_john_ward