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Cultural Highlight 2018 – AOB Director’s View

“Misty” @ Trafalgar Studios, 22nd September 2018 – as submitted by Dej Mahoney to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Saturday Review’ I’ve seen some spectacular stuff this year – from “Network” at The National (featuring a mind-blown turn from the Olivier Award-winning Bryan Cranston), to the astonishing “Picasso 1932” at Tate Modern, to Kwame Kwei-Armah’s carnival of a…

Word of the Month Archive

May 2021 cui bono? [kwiː ˈbɒnəʊˈbəʊ-] EXCLAMATION 1. who stands, or stood, to gain (from a crime, and so might have been responsible for it)? March 2021 opprobrium [əˈprəʊbrɪəm] NOUN 1. harsh criticism or censure. “the critical opprobrium generated by his films” 2. public disgrace arising from shameful conduct. “the opprobrium of being closely associated…

AOB Joins The Good Hotel Advisory Board

AOB director, Jonathan Dembo, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of The Good Hotel London, a re-designed floating platform of industrial design, on a unique waterfront location Victoria Docks. Good Hotel offers a premium hotel experience and the opportunity to do something back for the local community while travelling. The hotel is located in the…

AOB Client-Partner ‘Young Voices’ Goes Global

Young Voices International are organisers of the largest children’s choir concerts in the world and as equity partners, AOB participated in the launch of YVI’s global exploits with an inaugural concert in Trinidad & Tobago, where over 4,000 children sang at The Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. The event was supported by the Government…

Artsnight/House of Fairytales – BBC2

AOB clients, fine artist Gavin Turk and Deborah Curtis appeared on BBC2’s “Artsnight” programme, presented by supermodel and social activist Lily Cole and featured a discussion about the effects of motherhood and family life on creativity and the couple’s travelling art circus for children, The House of Fairytales. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06157sm

Guest speaker, Dej Mahoney, with Headmaster, Jay Piggot, and Chairman of Governors, Dr Andrew Vallance-Owen

Guest Speaker at Epsom College’s Prize-Giving Day

Dej Mahoney was the guest speaker at Epsom College’s 2016 Prize-Giving Day. Illustrious alumni who have also been guest speakers in recent years have included writer-historian and TV presenter Susannah Lipscombe, former Head of MI6 Sir John Scarlett and BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine. “Dej Mahoney, who attended the College from 1977 to 1982 and was…