Written on Friday, 25 May 2018
With all the faff about which of Meghan Markle’s kin were going to be at the wedding, which celebs were in and which were out, who was designing what for whom, would the Spice Girls/Ed Sheeran/Elton John be performing on the Chapel, the only ones who really got it right were the royals themselves, mostly the young ones.
Written on Thursday, 24 May 2018
A new DCMS-sponsored memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism has been created in the National Memorial Arboretum, in Staffordshire.
Appeal for £35,000 to keep doors open
Commission asks for 27% uplift
Liz Jolly, library director at Teesside university, is to be the new chief librarian at the British Library.
Written on Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Members of the public are being asked to choose the designer of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s new garden pavilion.
As the Royal Academy celebrates its 250thbirthday having elected more women to its ranks in the last decade than ever before, the Abbot Hall Gallery in Cumbria highlights the struggle female artists had in getting recognition in a male-dominated discipline.
The Museum of Liverpool has finally completed repairs to its steps and terraces, seven years after it first opened.
The Scottish government is backing a study into the economic impact of the poet Robert Burns.
Written on Monday, 21 May 2018
An all-female art collective has been commissioned to mark the 25thanniversary of the 33-mile Irwell Sculpture Trail in Lancashire.
Written on Friday, 18 May 2018
Merseyside-born Laura Pye, currently head of culture for Bristol City Council, is to be the next director of National Museums Liverpool, succeeding David Fleming.
Five theatre companies have launched a consortium to develop theatre for younger audiences.
Tessa Jowell’s death last weekend came as a shock to many, even though it was not unexpected, and many of her friends and acquaintances have written and spoken publicly about her kindness, her diligence, her generosity and her achievements.
Written on Thursday, 17 May 2018
The definitive Salvador Dalí Surrealist piece Mae West Lips sofa has been acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum.
A unique image referencing the start of the British party system has been acquired by Tate Britain through the acceptance in lieu scheme.
Written on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
AI Profile For most of his life Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp, the Croydon born son of a veterinary professor and a nurse, didn’t use his Yoruba middle name. Now, as the new director of the Africa Centre, it is who he is: an African in London