NPG acquires John’s Dylan Thomas portrait – for Wales

A portrait of the poet Dylan Thomas by his friend and drinking companion Augustus John has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery – to be reunited in Wales with that of his wife.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Toxic fatberg in museum quarantrine - watch it here

The last pieces of the “fatberg”, the monstrous agglomeration of sewer waste found by Thames Eater workers under Whitechapel in East London, have become part of the Museum of London’s permanent collection – in quarantine.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Langridge takes on Glyndebourne

Stephen Langridge, a champion of contemporary opera, is the new artistic director of the temple of traditional opera, Glyndebourne.

Continue Reading

Print Email

England’s tragic, triumphant and timeless stories

This is the memorial stone for Charlotte Dymond, aged 18 when she was murdered in I844, and a humble waymark in the nation’s story.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Nightingale to tell the story of the 1918 plague that killed more than WWI

Spanish flu, which killed between 50-100m worldwide in 1918-19 is to be the subject of a nine-month exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum in London.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Culture in local government cut by 20% since 2011

New figures show rural areas worst affected

Continue Reading

Print Email

Brum museum in three year closure plan

Major revamp will see new museum centre in Yardley

Continue Reading

Print Email

Arts centre appeals for support

The Witham in Barnard Castle needs £30,000

Continue Reading

Print Email

UK government gives £100k to Edinburgh Fringe

Fringe Society on lookout for new HQ

Continue Reading

Print Email

West Yorkshire museums bring in £34 million

Museums in West Yorkshire have contributed more than £34m to the regional economy, according to a new report.

Continue Reading

Print Email