Tag Archives: London

New Sainsbury Wing at the V&A opens with Opera Exhibition

This year’s must see exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics opens this Saturday at the new Sainsbury wing of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London’s South Kensington. There are several reasons to go. Firstly to see the new Sainsbury … Continue reading

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Revolution: Russian Art at the Royal Academy

Running until April 17, 2017 an interesting and extensive exhibition at the Royal Academy Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932 focuses on the period of Russian history which ended Tsarist rule. A time when both Lenin and Stalin were in … Continue reading

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David Hockney at the Royal Academy

Whether you like him or not David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century. An exhibition of 82 portraits and one still life (fruit) is currently on show in the Sackler Wing of … Continue reading

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Fashioning a Reign at Buckingham Palace

The Queen is off on her Summer holidays to Balmoral in Scotland and the public are able, from today until 2 October, to tread the royal carpets, and enjoy the beauty of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. You can … Continue reading

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Slide opens with Speeds up to 15 miles an hour

A slide has been incorporated into the Arcelor Mittal Orbit the continually looping tower at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Orbit, the sculpture designed by Sir Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, is located within the 560 acres of parkland … Continue reading

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Tate Modern extension Opens

  The newly expanded Tate Modern, the gallery of modern and contemporary art, opened on 17 June with free live performances, new commissions, and a host of special events. Three weeks of live art will animate the displays. The Switch … Continue reading

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Sunken Cities opens at the British Museum

Be prepared to be bowled over by some of the objects on display at a new exhibition at the British Museum Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost World which opens today, Thursday May 19, 2016. At the end of the 1990s two … Continue reading

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Painting with Light opens at London’s Tate Britain

  Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age opens at the Linbury Galleries, Tate Britain. The invention of photography in 1839 contributed to a period of change for the visual arts in Britain. The development … Continue reading

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Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard closes tomorrow

Following a short but acclaimed run Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close as the dethroned queen of the stage closes tomorrow, Saturday at London’s Coliseum. Based on Billy Wilder’s film of the same name the production is orchestrated by David Cullen … Continue reading

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May Bank Holiday Little Venice Cavalcade

  A great way to spend the three days of the May Bank Holiday weekend is by wandering along the waterways of Little Venice as the Inland Waterways Association organises their annual gathering of canal boats. Starting on Saturday from … Continue reading

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