Meet The Times chief arts critics

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Join us on Wednesday, January 31 for an exclusive evening with The Times arts critics at the Royal Society of Arts.

This is your chance to get insider knowledge from our journalists on the hottest tickets in art and culture in 2018 and find out more about what our critics do.

Arts editor, Alex O’ Connell will host a panel of The Times’ experts in the worlds of art, film, theatre and music including Ann Treneman, chief theatre critic; Kevin Maher, chief film critic; Rachel Campbell-Johnston, chief art critic; Richard Morrison, chief music critic and Will Hodgkinson, chief rock & pop critic

Each will be predicting the hot list for the year ahead to inspire you - and help you plan your diaries. They will also discuss how they came to be doing their jobs, give  unique insights into the life of a Times critic, share anecdotes and discuss their career highlights.

A cash bar will be available both before and after the event to give you a chance to continue the discussion. 

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