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Early JMW Turner Masterpiece ‘Walton Bridges’ Prevented From Leaving The UK | Arts

  The romantic painter landscape Walton Bridges has been rescued in a last-minute intervention.   JMW Turner’s early masterpiece was sold a year ago at auction at Sothbey’s to an overseas collector, who paid almost £3.5 million for it. Luckily, as the Arts minister Rebecca Pow said, the art has been “saved for the nation”.   After the auction, a[…]

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Cressida Cowell Becomes New Children’s Laureate | Arts

  Cressida Cowell has been named the new Children’s Laureate and plans to get children reading “for the joy of it”.   The How To Train Your Dragon author was presented with the silver laureate medal by the previous laureate, Charlie And Lola author Lauren Child, at a ceremony at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.   The honour is awarded[…]

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‘Scalped’ Dance Theatre Piece About Black Women’s Hair Coming To Greenwich + Dockland International Festival | Arts

  Created and produced by Initiative.dkf (Damilola DK Fashola and Wofai), the founders of Melanin Box Festival and creators of Silhouettez Theatre, Scalped is a new outdoor dance theatre piece which explores the objectification of black women’s hair through the eyes of western society.   Sprung from the passive but ever present scrutiny which black women face every day; from[…]

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Royal Opera House Announces 17 New Productions For Its 2019/20 Season | Arts

  Royal Opera House has just launched the program for its 2019/2020 Season, revealing for the first time, a range of new productions, including six world premieres, celebrating their rich cultural heritage while embracing dynamic and contemporary new work as Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare guarantees.   Since the Open-Up renovation of the Royal Opera House three years[…]

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Royal Opera House To Broadcast ‘Romeo And Juliet’ Live In 16 Locations Across UK | Arts

  Royal Opera House is coming back for this summer with another incredible programme of BP Big Screens in 16 location across UK. In less than a month, everyone can enjoy free culture on their doorstep when the Royal Opera House projects Romeo and Juliet by The Royal Ballet.   If you are in the capital, bring a picnic and your[…]

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