Tag Archives: Britain

Understand the origins of the First World War | how to: academy December 9th

As i mentioned earlier, events related to WWI are proliferating in London and if you want something more serious than a talk on How to understand your [out of control Cairn Terrier]dog,  the How To Academy is also joining the … Continue reading

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Weekend Ideas: Visit Private Gardens opened for the day

Britain Leads the world in opening its private gardens to visitors.  According to the article “Open to All Flowers” in the Financial Times this weekend, around 4,000 gardens will be on view this year with many offering tea and a … Continue reading

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John Major speaking on Music Halls at the Victoria and Albert Museum, February 26th

Former Prime Minister John Major recently published a book revealing his own unconventional family past and explores the richly colourful story of the British music hall. He will be speaking at the Victoria and Albert Museum about the world of … Continue reading

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Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War at the Imperial War Museum

6 September 2012 – 1 January 2013 According to the FT  “the great fashion photographer was also a masterly war artist, as this revelatory exhibition demonstrates” From the IWM website: “Cecil Beaton is one of Britain’s most celebrated photographers and … Continue reading

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Writing Britain-Wastelands to Wonderlands at British Library thru Sept 25th

The British Library’s newest exhibition explores how the landscapes of Britain permeate great literary works. According to the Library “It will allow visitors to read between the lines of great works of English literature, discovering the secrets and stories surrounding … Continue reading

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