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Somewhere in England: new exhibition

Somewhere in England: Portraits of the Americans in Britain 1942 to 1945 is now open to the public at Imperial War Museum (IWM) Duxford. It forms part of a year-long commemoration of the American...

The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

A new exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace gives a fascinating insight into Tudor and Stuart style, via portraits painted of royals and courtiers of the time. Fashion might seem loud and flamboyant...

Plans revealed for outdoor gallery at Stonehenge

English Heritage has today unveiled plans for an outdoor gallery at the new Stonehenge visitor centre. A computer-generated image has been created to show how the ancient site in the middle of the Wiltshire countryside...

Eden Valley Art Project

A natural art gallery has been created in one of Britain's prettiest rural environments – the woodland of east Cumbria. CANOPY in Eden Valley, east Cumbria is a project that uses trees from the abundant...

Lady Thatcher: A Life in Pictures

As tributes from all over the world pour in for Margaret Thatcher following her death at the age of 87, we look back at some key moments in the life of Britain's first female...

Margaret Thatcher Dies After Stroke

Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, has died aged 87 following a stroke. “It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following...

Art Tours of Parliament

The art in Parliament is surely one of Britain's best kept secrets. From contemporary portraiture in Portcullis House to Pugin interior design in the Lords Chamber, a wealth of beautiful and interesting paintings, sculptures...

Royal Shakespeare Company Costume Exhibition

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon will this month open its doors for a different sort of show – an exhibition dedicated to costumes. In Stitches is a display of Royal Shakespeare Company costumes –...

William Scott Centenary

This year marks the centenary of the birth of British painter, William Scott. A series of exhibitions all over the UK are to mark the occasion, but one of the most exciting retrospectives will take...

Ludlow English Song Weekend

Book your tickets now for a wonderful weekend of song and celebration in one of England's prettiest small towns Is there anything more delightful-sounding than the Ludlow English Song Weekend? This summer, the picturesque market...

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