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WIN a copy of ‘Flying Too Close to the Sun’

WIN a copy of ‘Flying Too Close to the Sun’

FREE DRAW Here’s your opportunity to own a copy of this stunning volume. Flying Too Close to the Sun – Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary is a unique-concept book from Phaidon Press. It is illustrated with every genre of art from every era. There is, however, a common thread and that is ancient…

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Timeless Travel Summer Edition 2018

Timeless Travel Summer Edition 2018

This exciting Summer issue of Timeless Travel includes a brilliant supplement on the site of Troy, 2018 having been designated ‘The Year of Troy’.  In the magazine you can discover the beautiful town of Ohrid in Macedonia, visit Cupid’s Cove in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the site of the first permanent English settlement…

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Spring issue of Timeless Travels is now published

Spring issue of Timeless Travels is now published

You won’t want to miss the latest issue of Timeless Travels In this Spring issue of Timeless Travels you can travel far and wide. Float down the Seine following in the footsteps of the Impressionist painters; or if you fancy something more energetic you can walk the El Camino in Northern Spain; or try the Ancient Lycian…

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Cinnamon Kitchen Opens at Battersea Power Station this March

Cinnamon Kitchen Opens at Battersea Power Station this March

From the man behind one of London’s most groundbreaking modern Indian restaurants, The Cinnamon Club, Vivek Singh announces the opening of his latest restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen at London’s iconic Grade II*-listed landmark, Battersea Power Station this March. The sleek, urban-inspired restaurant located within a quirky railway arch will be open for brunch, lunch and dinner…

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The British Museum Pots with Attitude: British Satire on Ceramics, 1760-1830

The British Museum Pots with Attitude: British Satire on Ceramics, 1760-1830

Friday 12 January – Tuesday 13 March 2018 Room 90a, Prints and Drawings Gallery, British Museum The British Museum presents a selection of objects in a new display called Pots with Attitude: British Satire on Ceramics, 1760-1830. This focussed display offers a unique opportunity to enjoy 18th-century satire on both ceramics and prints. Drawing on…

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Charmed lives in Greece: Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor – travel review

Charmed lives in Greece: Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor – travel review

From 8 March – 15 July 2018 – The influence of modern Greece on the lives and work of three influential artists is explored in a new exhibition at the British Museum this spring. Charmed lives in Greece: Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor (8 March – 15 July 2018) examines the enduring friendship between Greek painter…

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Timeless Travels Winter Edition

Timeless Travels Winter Edition

Look out for this outstanding travels and history magazine. It’s a unique and quality publication that any traveler will love. A subscription would be a wonderful gift. In this issue of Timeless Travels: Lahore, Akbar’s great city; discovering art treasures in North Korea; art and history along the Danube from Passau to Vienna; a 12th…

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Leeuwarden – Friesland Cultural Capital of Europe 2018 officially opened

Leeuwarden – Friesland Cultural Capital of Europe 2018 officially opened

The opening ceremony was performed by The King and Queen of The Netherlands in Leeuwarden-Friesland. Church bells rang out across the entire province of Friesland, a gesture that announced the start of a grand and vibrant cultural year. The province shares the cultural year title with Valletta2018, the other Cultural Capital of Europe. The opening…

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Mostly Food & Travel Journal Best Restaurants 2017

Mostly Food & Travel Journal Best Restaurants 2017

The Best Sunday Brunch Award goes to Bōkan for its Bottomless Prosecco Sunday Brunch This weekend event was appealing not only for its polished and innovative food but also for the striking view across London which is hard to beat. Read my review here: http://www.mostlyfood.co.uk/index.php/bokan-for-bottomless-prosecco-sunday-brunch-2/     The Best Ethnic Restaurant Award goes to Chotto…

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The British Museum and Google Arts and Culture bring ancient Maya heritage to life

The British Museum and Google Arts and Culture bring ancient Maya heritage to life

Today sees the launch of the British Museum’s collaboration with Google Arts and Culture to digitise and share the ancient Maya collection of Alfred Maudslay, a 19th century explorer who brought the stories of the Maya to the world. This important collection is made up of photographs, casts and other scientific documents created during archaeological…

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Leeuwarden – European Capital of Culture 2018

Leeuwarden – European Capital of Culture 2018

1 January – 31 December 2018 The European Capital of Culture 2018 takes place in Leeuwarden, the capital of the Dutch province of Friesland. It is a time for new ideas originating in Friesland to spread to the rest of the world. With culture as the driving force, Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 shows that it takes courage…

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Het Noordbrabants Museum acquires van Gogh watercolour – until 19 March 2017

Het Noordbrabants Museum acquires van Gogh watercolour – until 19 March 2017

Het Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Holland has recently acquired from a private collection The Garden of the Vicarage at Nuenen by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). The work of October-November 1885 is the last known watercolour van Gogh produced in Nuenen; it occupies a special place in his oeuvre. This acquisition – the most important purchase…

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