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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...

Review: The Winslow Boy

A compelling drama by a great English playwright arrives at the Old Vic On the face of it, Terrence Rattigan’s The Winslow Boy hardly seems like an obvious choice for modern audiences. Set entirely in...

Toys fit for royalty

As speculation intensifies over whether the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have a prince or princess, one thing is for certain – where the baby’s first teddy bear will come from Merrythought are the...

British legend: David Bowie at the V&A

The hottest ticket in town is to a museum exhibition, as Britain goes bonkers for David Bowie If there were any doubts as to his status as a British icon, the new exhibition at London's...

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden is a show of unparallelled brilliance We knew it was going to be good: central London 2,260-seat auditoriums don’t get...

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