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Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York)

Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York)

Tim Johanson Productions, Glass Half Full Productions and Jamie Wilson Productions present. ​  Sam Tutty and Dujonna Gift in Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York) Photo by Tristram Kenton •        NEW BRITISH MUSICAL TWO STRANGERS (CARRY A CAKE ACROSS NEW YORK) WILL EXTEND AT THE CRITERON THEATRE UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2024.​ •        STARRING…

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My National Gallery from 4th June 2024

My National Gallery from 4th June 2024

Coming to Cinemas Nationwide.  The National Gallery is full of famous artworks, an endless resource of history, an endless source of stories. But whose stories are told? Which art has the most impact and on whom?   Telling the story of one of the world’s greatest art galleries in a new light, MY NATIONAL GALLERY, LONDON…

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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ 133rd Annual Exhibition

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ 133rd Annual Exhibition

Thurs 9th to Sat 18th May 2024, Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. Experience and Buy Europe’s Finest Portrait Paintings. The only portrait painting exhibition curated by world-leading portrait painters at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ 133rd Annual Exhibition. If you are interested in the painted portrait, there is one, annual portrait painting exhibition…

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The Wood for the Trees at the Kröller-Müller Museum

The Wood for the Trees at the Kröller-Müller Museum

23 March to 15 September 2024.  No museum in the Netherlands is as intertwined with nature as the Kröller-Müller Museum. In the exhibition The Wood for the Trees, four artists examine the relationship between humans and nature in different ways through their work. In the sculpture garden, Circus Andersom creates two sensory walks to accompany…

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Clockwork Extravaganzas from China

Clockwork Extravaganzas from China

Zimingzhong at the Science Museum. Wherever we travel we take a timekeeping instrument with us. It’s essential: set the alarm clock, catch a train, check in at the airport, schedule a meeting… Modern life would be chaos if we had to rely for our punctuality on the rising and setting of the sun. But centuries…

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UK’s Vibrant Murals and Street Art to go Under the Spotlight

UK’s Vibrant Murals and Street Art to go Under the Spotlight

New Digitisation Project by Art Education Charity Art UK A new project to raise awareness of murals and street art from across the UK has today been announced by Art UK. Five thousand murals will be digitally recorded as part of the art education charity’s latest major project to add works to its free-to-use database…

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Valentine’s at Barnsdale

Valentine’s at Barnsdale

Romance is blooming for Valentines at Barnsdale Gardens. If there is a garden attraction as romantic as Barnsdale we can’t think of one! Britain’s largest collection of individually designed gardens, is based in the East Midlands and teeming with great ideas you can take back to your garden, whatever the season! February is snowdrop month,…

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Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City

Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City

Turn back the hands of time and discover a beautiful exhibition of mechanical marvels. In the 1700s, China’s emperors collected ornate clockwork automata known as zimingzhong and cherished them for their intricate design and technical innovation. Now, our new exhibition Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍: Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City showcases a unique collection of 23 stunning pieces, on display…

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Gouda – a cheese for all seasons – travel review

Gouda – a cheese for all seasons – travel review

We have many cheese choices in specialist shops and even our local supermarket. Gouda can easily be overlooked. It seems to have been with us forever and we don’t even notice it anymore. The first mention of this cheese dates from 1184, making it one of the oldest recorded cheeses in the world still being…

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Barnsdale Gardens

Barnsdale Gardens

A Christmas cracker of a treat for garden lovers this December. At Barnsdale Gardens all of the 38 individually designed gardens come into their own no matter what the season. But the magic of December cannot be ignored when it comes to the magnificence of Barnsdale, infact this is one of the busiest months for…

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Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Agatha Christie at County Hall. ALL RISE! AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING START TO THE YEAR, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S ‘WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION’ WILL EXTEND UNTIL 29 SEPTEMBER 2024 AT HISTORIC LONDON COUNTY HALL AS THE PRODUCTION’S TENTH CAST ARE SUMMONED TO COURT. THE NEW CAST INCLUDES BENJAMIN WESTERBY WHO WILL PLAY THE ACCUSED LEONARD VOLE ALONGSIDE KATIE…

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Dog Road Trip Kit

Dog Road Trip Kit

A Kikkerland Tin for your Best Friend. It’s the time of year for travel and we plan to take our best friends with us. Yes, they are our dogs. Kikkerland have the perfect trip accessory with their Dog Road Trip Kit. Kikkerland are famed for their tins for almost any occasion. This Dog Road Trip…

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Portugal – A world of flavours – travel review

Portugal – A world of flavours – travel review

It’s true that many British tourists are regulars on the beaches of the Algarve and they will say they love the country. Yes, they enjoy that little corner of this amazing land; but far fewer visitors travel away from the resorts to discover the real personality of Portugal. The Portuguese are the product of a…

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Vermeer exhibition continues to smash audience records – in UK cinemas!

Vermeer exhibition continues to smash audience records – in UK cinemas!

Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition Exhibition On Screen, the celebrated art-film brand which brings major artists, exhibitions, and art institutions to cinema audiences worldwide, is thrilled to announce that its latest theatrical release – Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition – is not only the award-winning production company’s highest ever grossing release after just 2 days in cinemas,…

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Introducing Langkawi, Malaysia – travel review

Introducing Langkawi, Malaysia – travel review

Langkawi, or to give its official title, Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah – in Malay Langkawi Permata Kedah – is indeed a tropical paradise. Yes, that’s an oft-used term but an apt description of this floating gem. Langkawi is, in fact, an archipelago of more than 100 islands in the Andaman Sea, 30 km off…

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Sake – a Japanese History – travel review

Sake – a Japanese History – travel review

We in the West are becoming more familiar with Sake. There are now many more Japanese restaurants in our cities and all of them will have a drinks menu that will include a sake or two. It’s the Japanese national alcoholic beverage and most people already know that it’s made of rice. Yes, it’s called…

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Rijsttafel in The Hague – travel review

Rijsttafel in The Hague – travel review

I love The Netherlands and am an unashamed supporter. It’s an oft-disregarded tourist destination even though it’s easy to get to from London. Short breaks are more usually taken in Paris or Berlin. That’s a shame as Dutch cities offer history, architectural charm and delicious food. Yes, dear reader, that statement isn’t an affectation of…

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Calm Lips with Carmex

Calm Lips with Carmex

Year-round protection. It was back in 1937 when Alfred Woelbing started making Carmex® medicated lip balm by hand. He poured the melted preparation into the now-classic little jars in his kitchen. Alfred had cold sores and the balm helped in the cold Northern States of the USA. I first came across Carmex® in the early…

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Bratislava – sculpture and urban art – travel review

Bratislava – sculpture and urban art – travel review

We have all heard of Bratislava but mostly with regard to iffy stag do’s. They are thankfully drifting into the mists of a former time, and there is so much more to this city than nightlife. The first known permanent settlement here was around 5000 BC. About 200 BC, the Celtic Boii tribe founded the…

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In love with an Emu

In love with an Emu

Valentine perfection from Go Emu The Christmas tree needles are still in the carpet and the dustman has only just collected all those boxes and paper, but it will soon be another celebration: Valentines Day, and Go Emu have your gift-giving solutions covered. Go Emu have a range of stylish and colourful goods that offer…

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