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The curtain rises on the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes

Ballet fans, a date to get into your diary now! A major exhibition of one of the world’s great artistic directors and impresarios is coming up at London’s V&A museum this autumn.  Firebird by...

Top tearooms in Britain announced

Award-winning tearooms around Britain prove they are the clotted cream of the crop when it comes to serving the best British afternoon tea. The Black Swan Tearoom & Patisserie The Tea Guild has announced this year's...

Tune into the best of English music

A world premiere of a symphony, a lost piano concerto and rare opera are just some of the highlights of this month’s English Music Festival (27-31 May), in Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. The world première of York...

Glorious Goodwood showcases best of British style

The first bespoke luxury fashion range has been designed for Goodwood Racecourse, home of the Panama, Pimms and parasols.    THE FIRST BESPOKE luxury fashion range designed for Goodwood Racecourse is launching this summer. The...

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB4 for sale

A recently-discovered Aston Martin DB4, built in 1962 and used as a test car by James Bond special effects designers for the classic film Goldfinger, is up for auction. The Aston was used as a...

Archbishop joins 900th birthday of Yorkshire saint

Why not follow in the footsteps of the Archbishop of York, with a pilgrimage walk celebrating the 900th anniversary of St Aelred at Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire? The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu,...

Rarely-seen Chagall painting to star in Impressionism auction in London

Bonhams, the British auction house founded in 1793, has a rarely-seen Chagall masterpiece in its Impressionism sale this June.   A MASTERPIECE BY Marc Chagall, rarely before seen in public, will be one of the stars...

Shakespeare’s house revealed

An archaeological dig at one of Shakespeare's houses hopes to reveal new facts about the world-famous playwright's later life. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S later life is being further explored through a new archaeological dig that has just...
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Asparagus – a new green symbol for England?

As St. George's Day approaches, a campaign is afoot to have the asparagus (possibly the best in the world) declared the new symbol of England. Learn more about this delicious veggie and the British...

A celebration of the art of Scottish Colourists

To celebrate its 10th annversary as a charity, The Fleming Collection is holding a series of exhibitions in 2010, starting with a fabulous display of all its Scottish Colourist paintings. Samuel John Peploe's A Vase...
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