Plans for ‘The Tulip’ wilt amidst concerns over projects’ value

Plans for ‘The Tulip’ wilt amidst concerns over projects’ value

Unveiled in November 2018, ‘The Tulip’ building was supposed to be London’s, quite literally, biggest new attraction. If built, the tower would have been the tallest in the City of London at 1,000ft, second only in Western Europe to The Shard. Drafted by Norman Foster’s architectural practice, the same Foster...

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The Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster

When visiting the Palace of Westminster, you will see the works of many famous sculptors, architects and painters set amidst countless frescoes, murals, tiled floors, vaulted ceilings, heraldic badges, coats of arms and State Regalia. You will walk along the corridors of power, view the Chamber of the House of...

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Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci sought to understand fully both nature and human life in all their mystifying complexity and he did not yield in this quest. The Muse of Drawing bestowed upon him her tools and led him to use his genius for drawing. Five hundred years later, we still have...

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Courage and Creativity

Courage and Creativity

Achievement of pretty much any sort has value precisely because of the fight that has to be engaged to gain it, to be tough enough to overcome what is thrown at us and to keep on keeping on.  Those born with a disability, whether of mobility, hearing, vision, cognitive or...

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Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking

Between the wars, there emerged a radical and vibrant art movement in Britain called Modernism, using the medium of lino-cut. You may think that Power and Flight and were just two of the subjects touched on, along with Urban Living, At Work and Play, and Pastoral Life, but Claude Flight,...

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Bob Dylan & Neil Young – two of music’s greatest icons amaze a sold-out Hyde Park

Bob Dylan & Neil Young – two of music’s greatest icons amaze a sold-out Hyde Park

For the first time in history, two of the world’s greatest musicians performed on the same billing – Bob Dylan and Neil Young. It was a day of music that was simply unmissable, with tickets selling out in a matter of minutes. And it’s easy to see why, this was a unique moment...

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Kew the Music 2019

Kew the Music 2019

For a few days more, July 9th to the 14th,  you can still catch unmissable musical performances in the stunning atmosphere of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew! The UNESCO World Heritage site has been converted into a massive festival ground, yet the beautiful flower collections surrounding the concert area...

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The Light in the Piazza at the Southbank Centre

The Light in the Piazza at the Southbank Centre

The Light in the Piazza is not the most popular or well known musical; however that does nothing to blunt the poignancy and tenderness of it’s narrative. The South Bank Centres production was all around spectacular and an amazing way to spend two and a half hours. The orchestrations combined...

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Cutting Edge : Modernist British Printmaking

Cutting Edge : Modernist British Printmaking

Between the wars, there emerged a radical and vibrant art movement in Britain called Modernism, using the medium of lino-cut. You may think that Speed and Flight were just two of the subjects touched on, along with Urban Living, At Work and Play, and Pastoral Life, but Claude Flight and...

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The London Festival of Architecture

The London Festival of Architecture

The London Festival of Architecture has just begun and runs throughout the month of June. It is big! It is the largest festival of architecture in the world, yet surprisingly is unknown to the general public. Its theme this year is “Boundaries”. This may sound like architectural private language; in...

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