On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

Whilst England and Wales saw the decriminalisation of homosexuality fifty years ago today, 72 other countries and territories continue to criminalise same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. According to an annual report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA),...

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1917

1917

Many directors have tried to take up the technological challenge of deploying the one-take shot, for one of two reasons. Why do dogs lick their balls? Because they can, is the straightforward answer. And the second is to immerse the viewer in the action, and follow the story more closely,...

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Craig & Rose – discover premium paints

Craig & Rose – discover premium paints

Creating premium paints since 1829 with quality, simplicity and beautiful homes in mind, Craig & Rose is one of the oldest established paint makers in the UK.   Established in 1829 by two young Scottish entrepreneurs James Craig and Hugh Rose, the firm’s reputation spread swiftly throughout the UK and Craig...

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The French Property Exhibition is returning to Olympia London – 25-26 January 2020

The French Property Exhibition is returning to Olympia London – 25-26 January 2020

Are you interested in buying in France? The French Property Exhibition at Olympia London on 25-26 January is the perfect place to start your search. It is a one-stop shop providing all the information and inspiration you will need to make your dream of finding that perfect property in France...

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A quality holiday of a lifetime

A quality holiday of a lifetime

The Railway Touring Company has over 22 years of experience providing tours to many destinations within Europe as well as the UK and Worldwide.  They are thrilled to have recently won two prestigious categories in the British Travel Awards:  The Best Small Rail Holiday Company and The Best Small Escorted Tours Holiday...

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The Decorative Antiques Fair opens next week

The Decorative Antiques Fair opens next week

 The Winter Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 21-26 January 2020 – Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London  The Winter Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair goes through the looking glass for inspiration from 21-26 January 2020 as the Fair Showcase celebrates Alice in Wonderland: an adventure in decoration.  The Fair Showcase is a...

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Teiji Hayama, FAME at Unit London: 16 January – 15 February.

Teiji Hayama, FAME at Unit London: 16 January – 15 February.

This January, Unit London presents FAME, the first London solo exhibition by the Japanese artist Teiji Hayama. The exhibition introduces a new body of oil paintings that examine what it means to be famous in the age of digital celebrity. In his 1986 novel Answered Prayers, Truman Capote created the...

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Government announces new funding for ‘vibrant communities’ in London

Government announces new funding for ‘vibrant communities’ in London

Housing Minister Esther McVey, announced on 14th January £90,000 of new funding for neighbourhood housing plans in London. This funding, part of an overall package of £8 million nationwide will be provided to the councils of Brent, Greenwich, Lambeth and Westminster. The neighbourhood plan scheme was first launched in 2011...

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Connoisseurship – A Seminar with Richard Charlton-Jones at Olympia Auctions – 23rd January 2020

Connoisseurship – A Seminar with Richard Charlton-Jones at Olympia Auctions – 23rd January 2020

Richard Charlton-Jones, former Senior Director of the Old Master department at Sotheby’s will be hosting a fun and informative seminar about how you tell who painted a picture, when and how, the methods, how to spot a fake, and much much more. The event will be in support of the...

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Cirque Du Soleil’s LUZIA to make European debut at London’s  Royal Albert Hall- 15 January 2020

Cirque Du Soleil’s LUZIA to make European debut at London’s Royal Albert Hall- 15 January 2020

Cirque du Soleil , marking 30th anniversary in UK, returns to London’s Royal Albert Hall on 15 January 2020 with its production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. Never before seen in the UK, or anywhere else in Europe, UK fans can be the first to see one of Cirque...

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Kew Orchid Festival 2020: Indonesia

Kew Orchid Festival 2020: Indonesia

Saturday 8 February – Sunday 8 March 2020 Kew’s first ever orchid festival themed on the country of Indonesia Dazzling displays inspired by Indonesia’s wildlife and plant diversity The festival will showcase Kew’s vital science work in Indonesia to protect biodiversity Indonesian music, dance and food during half term and...

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