ROSL Returns to Mayfair Art Weekend
For the third year running, ROSL will be participating in Mayfair Art Weekend from 28 to 30 June. It's the perfect opportunity to use the clubhouse as a base and find out what fantastic art our neighbouring galleries and exhibition spaces are offering, all for free.
Feeding the Future
One third of all food produced annually around the world is lost or wasted. With the global population set to hit ten billion by 2050, how can we produce more, waste less, and eat the foodstuffs that limit our environmental impact? Abi Millar finds out in the latest edition of Overseas.
Garden Parties: So Good We're Doing it Twice
Wine, canapés, music, good conversation and great views. What more could you ask for. Such is the popularity of ROSL's Summer Garden Parties, we will holding two this year, one on Wednesday 24 July and the second on Wednesday 4 September.
From the Archives: Photographic Competition
The interest in our new ROSL Photography Competition has been excellent, but did you know that this isn't the first time the organisation has run such a competition. Read an excerpt from a 1937 edition of Overseas, calling for submissions of photographs showing the coronation celebrations for King George VI.
Not a week goes by without dire warnings from scientists that we are on course to fail in our obligations to halt climate change. With the US now planning to withdraw from the Paris agreement, it could be up to other nations to step up to the plate, writes Ross Davies in the latest edition of Overseas.
Caine Prize 2019: ROSL Readers' Award
In 2019, ROSL will be continuing its longstanding support of the Caine Prize for African Writing, by hosting the shortlisted writers in London, holding an evening of words and music alongside ROSL musicians, and for the second year running; presenting the ROSL Readers' Award to one of the writers.
ROSL Photography Competition: Meet the Judges
The ROSL Photography Competition is now open and welcoming images from international photographers from around the Commonwealth, who are capturing 'Style' in relation to their homes. The competition aims to capture the current creative climate in the modern day Commonwealth and share it both online and in an exhibition at Overseas House as a means of fostering international friendship and understanding, as well as fostering international cultural connections; a central tenet of ROSL's mission. Making the decision on which photographs will be printed for the exhibition and also choosing both the Mobile Phone and Camera category winners are our illustrious judges, who are based in London and overseas.
20 Years at the Fringe
To celebrate two decades of music making at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, ROSL will be hosting a special gala concert as part of this year's concert series in the Scottish capital. Artistic Director Geoff Parkin plots the growth of this much-loved series and outlines the plans for this year's celebrations.
ROSL Photography Competition Launches
We are excited to announce the first ROSL Photography Competition and we are looking for entries from budding photographers across the Commonwealth!
Celebrate Father's Day With ROSL
Father's Day is fast approaching, but don't worry if you haven't yet thought of the perfect present for your Dad. Take a look at our Father's Day gift guide and find something for your nearest and dearest.