June’s Cultural Round Up

June’s Cultural Round Up


From an ex-PM’s new book to part two of a Netflix sensation, June is set for some big releases. Here are the best of the films, books and music coming your way next month…

SERIES: Lupin, Part 2

Lupin ended on a cliffhanger earlier this year, but the waiting will soon be over. The French drama has had more views around the world than any other series ever on Netflix, and part two picks up where it left off. Guileful Assane is in a desperate search for his son Raoul, who is being used by Pellegrini to claim revenge. 
Out 11th June
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ALBUM: The Golden Casket By Modest Mouse

The eight-strong indie rockers are back their first new album in six years. Building on a couple of standalone singles they released in 2019, this 12-track collection will make the wait worthwhile – if the LP’s first single is anything to go by. Check out ‘We Are Between’ here.

Out 25th June

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FILM: The Ice Road

That veteran of the thriller genre Liam Neeson stars in this action-packed mystery alongside the great Laurence Fishburne. When a remote Canadian diamond mine collapses, ice driver Mike (Neeson) leads an impossible rescue mission, driving over thawing waters to try and save the lives of trapped men whose air is running out. As if that wasn’t enough, conspiracy and deceit threaten to sabotage the rescue effort. 
Out 25th June
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FICTION: The Sweetness of Water

Set in the final days of the American Civil War, The Sweetness of Water follows Landry and Prentiss, two newly freed brothers are hiding out in rural Georgia. When they are discovered in the woods by a landowner still reeling from the loss of his son in the conflict, a tentative and unlikely bond of union forms between the men. A dynamic and powerful debut novel. 
Out 15th June
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EXHIBITION: Van Gogh Alive

After being seen by 7m people in 65 cities, the world’s most visited immersive experience is finally set to hit London next month. The multi-sensory show will take place in a purpose-built venue in Kensington Gardens, with over 3,000 moving projections filling the walls. It’s all designed to make you feel as if you’ve stepped into one of Van Gogh’s paintings, transporting you from the Netherlands to Paris, journeying through the landscapes that inspired his work. 
Opens in London 4th June. 
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BOOK: Seven Ways to Change The World By Gordon Brown 

Identifying seven key areas of global crisis, former PM Gordon Brown’s latest book sets out the ways in which we can practically bring about change for a fairer society. Subtitled ‘How To Fix The Most Pressing Issues We Face’, it zeroes in on topics that have never been more pressing, including global health, financial instability and the humanitarian crisis. 
Out 10th June
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