Orgreave, South Yorkshire, June 1984, by Martin Jenkinson
In the next in her series marking the 250th anniversary of the circus, Dea Birkett – the official Ringmaster of Circus250 – finds that big top performance and gallery display have more in common that you think
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In the first of a series marking the 250th anniversary of the circus, Dea Birkett– the official Ringmaster of Circus250 – goes to Paris where circus is defying the gilets jaunes
Last week we reported on the reopening of the V&A’s Cast Courts. Here, Dea Birkett recounts her own especial memory of them
The Cast Courts at the V&A, two of the museum’s original 1850s galleries, have reopened after a seven year programme, restored and refurbished as they were 160 years ago.
AI PROFILE Maggie Norris, artistic director, The Big House
Since 1996 Samling has nurtured the artistic development of exceptional young singers and piano accompanists at the start of their careers through its artist programme. Founded by Karon Wright, its artistic and executive director, and businessman Roger McKechnie the charity has embarked on a new era with a change of name.
In the new year, a museum centre in Cambridgeshire will be offering a new and unique service no other could: horse therapy.
Harrow, London, 8th October 1952, by George Phillips
An explosive American rapper has turned her fire on her British counterparts. Royston takes her on