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.
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.
Stephen Langridge, a champion of contemporary opera, is the new artistic director of the temple of traditional opera, Glyndebourne.
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.
New figures show rural areas worst affected
Fringe Society on lookout for new HQ