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  • Peter Morrell explores the importantance of this valuable addition to the museum’s collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Holland has recently acquired from a private collection The garden of the...

    Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch acquires Van Gogh watercolour

    Peter Morrell explores the importantance of this valuable addition to the museum’s collection Het Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Holland has recently acquired from a private collection The garden of the…

  • Liz Gill is charmed by this gentle island and its people There are little offerings of food and flowers almost everywhere you look in Bali. Not just in temples or...

    The Beauty of Bali

    Liz Gill is charmed by this gentle island and its people There are little offerings of food and flowers almost everywhere you look in Bali. Not just in temples or…

  • Peter Morrell goes on his own voyage of discovery to Leuven in Flanders where Sir Thomas More had his seminal book Utopia printed 500 years ago Sir Thomas More was...

    In Search of Utopia

    Peter Morrell goes on his own voyage of discovery to Leuven in Flanders where Sir Thomas More had his seminal book Utopia printed 500 years ago Sir Thomas More was…

  • An exhibition at London’s relocated Design Museum offers John Westbrooke food for thought Remember when the most reliable way of telling whether a portrait was any good was if the...

    Fear and Love

    An exhibition at London’s relocated Design Museum offers John Westbrooke food for thought Remember when the most reliable way of telling whether a portrait was any good was if the…

  • VisitEngland has declared 2017 to be the “Year of Literary Heroes”, in recognition of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death and 20 years since the first Harry Potter book,...

    2017 – Year of Literary Heroes

    VisitEngland has declared 2017 to be the “Year of Literary Heroes”, in recognition of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death and 20 years since the first Harry Potter book,…

  • A new exhibition illuminates the dramatic career of a much-maligned woman, John Westbrooke reports Wikipedia is blunt about Emma Hamilton: “Known for: Mistress of Lord Nelson”. As a fascinating new...

    Emma Hamilton: Seduction & Celebrity

    A new exhibition illuminates the dramatic career of a much-maligned woman, John Westbrooke reports Wikipedia is blunt about Emma Hamilton: “Known for: Mistress of Lord Nelson”. As a fascinating new…

  • Peter Morrell visits this slightly unsettling but totally unmissable exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts The Sackler Wing of Galleries 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017 The Royal...

    Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans

    Peter Morrell visits this slightly unsettling but totally unmissable exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts The Sackler Wing of Galleries 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017 The Royal…

  • Peter Morrell stays in Thomas Hardy country at La Fosse Cranborne and finds good food, comfortable accommodation, a warm welcome and an ageless charm It was time for my wife...

    Far from the Madding Crowd

    Peter Morrell stays in Thomas Hardy country at La Fosse Cranborne and finds good food, comfortable accommodation, a warm welcome and an ageless charm It was time for my wife…

  • The region of Le Marche in Italy lies slightly off the tourist map, but you’ll be rewarded with attractive hilltop medieval towns and traditional artisan products writes Rupert Parker Marche...

    Crafts and Tradition in Le Marche, Italy

    The region of Le Marche in Italy lies slightly off the tourist map, but you’ll be rewarded with attractive hilltop medieval towns and traditional artisan products writes Rupert Parker Marche…

  • Launches ‘Art à la Carte’ package for culture-hungry travellers The luxury Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg, located in the cultural heart of the city on Nevsky Prospect, has launched a brand-new...

    Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg

    Launches ‘Art à la Carte’ package for culture-hungry travellers The luxury Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg, located in the cultural heart of the city on Nevsky Prospect, has launched a brand-new…

  • Based on the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition staged in the artist’s hometown. In cinemas nationwide from 3rd November 2016 EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’s newest film lets viewers explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition which brought...

    The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch

    Based on the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition staged in the artist’s hometown. In cinemas nationwide from 3rd November 2016 EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’s newest film lets viewers explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition which brought…

  • John Westbrooke admires an exhibition of an almost forgotten medieval English art form For Bling Britannia at its finest, don’t miss the V&A’s latest exhibition. Though it’s been almost lost...

    Opus Anglicanum

    John Westbrooke admires an exhibition of an almost forgotten medieval English art form For Bling Britannia at its finest, don’t miss the V&A’s latest exhibition. Though it’s been almost lost…

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