Festival Director Kate Anderson in the Bloomsbury Journal

Festival Director Kate Anderson in the Bloomsbury Journal

We are delighted that Vaneesha Ritchie interviewed Festival Director Kate Anderson for the Bloomsbury Journal launch issue: ‘Kate Anderson isn’t simply engaged in her role as Director of the Bloomsbury Festival, she’s totally immersed in it. Facts and thoughts and ideas and their interconnections come tripping off her tongue, thick and fast and relevant. There’s a lot of information, but it’s all part of the process: focus, not whimsy. So by the time we part – hell, barely half way through the interview  – I really, really want to go to the Bloomsbury festival this year.’ See the article in its

Alexei Sayle’s Bicycle Tour of Bloomsbury

Long-time Bloomsbury resident Alexei Sayle has created a bicycle tour of Bloomsbury to celebrate the opening of the Festival next week with The Guardian. You can check out the film here: [iframe src=”http://embedded-video.guardianapps.co.uk/?a=false&u=/travel/video/2013/oct/08/alexei-sayle-bloomsbury-festival-london-bike-video” width=”600″ height=”497″] [accordion][panel title=”Alexei Sayle: Bloomsbury by Bike Transcript”] [00:00 – 00:25] In October, this area of Bloomsbury will be buzzing with The Bloomsbury Festival. I’m a resident of the area and I’m going to take you on a cycle tour of my neighbourhood, and some of the sites connected with the festival. [00:37 – 01:14] This is a proper community festival. The many institutions of Bloomsbury wishing