The UK’s largest ever mechanical puppet is going on tour in 2018

2018 will see the Resurrection Tour of the Mighty Man Engine The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain (powered by Volvo) and Winner of the ‘Best Arts Project’ in the National Lottery Awards 2017 steamed the length of the…

Dreamer With a Thousand Thrills

The Rediscovered Photographs of Tom Palumbo By Patricia Bosworth; Photography by Tom Palumbo   “He was one of a kind, my Tomaso. Bursting with energy, he was always trying to satisfy his curiosity by attempting something new. Like flying a…

Art forms by Svetlana Schmidt : from Orsorama to Le CarréDoré

From the cinematographic Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti to the Don Giovanni by Mozart, passing through Balzac and the decadent Russians, the French painters Édouard Vuillard and Pierre Bonnard, to settings like those of Barry Lindon, Svetlana Schmidt, architect and artist,…

Puppet Capital of the World

Lenka Cain Pavlickova graduated from the Art school in Prague in 1992, where she studied graphic design. She found she could express herself artistically, not only in carving marionettes but also in designing and creating costumes. Lenka often searched out…

The Art of War

Created in Conflict: British Soldier Art from the Crimean War to Today 17 March – 10 June 2018 To mark the centenary of Armistice Day, artworks made by soldiers from the 19th century to the present day reveal intimate glimpses…

Zebra one christmas treasure hunt

12 DROPS OF CHRISTMAS FREE ART GIVEAWAY WORTH £36,000 Zebra One Gallery is putting on a Christmas art treasure hunt worth £36,000 on 16 and 17 December, featuring one-off artworks by celebrated artist Dom Pattinson, who counts A-listers like George…

Bard of Barking is joined by host of stars for 2018 Essex Book Festival

2018 Essex Book Festival features a cricket commentary legend, crime-writing royalty, some of science’s biggest brains and so much more! Next year’s Essex Book Festival promises once again to bring an eclectic mix of writers, performers and broadcasters to the…

2018 at The Holburne Museum

The Holburne Museum in Bath has announced an exciting 2018 exhibition programme, including the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry, the first ever exhibition to bring together Dutch seventeenth-century paintings from National Trust collections around the UK, and…

The Art of Feng Shui Decoration

The wisdom that brings Harmony, Prosperity & Wellbeing to the environment and your life Feng Shui is more than a philosophy, it is an ancient Chinese technique practiced for over 6,000 years also known as ‘The Art of Placement’: based…

Top Drawer Trends SS18

Top Drawer has revealed the trends to be showcased at its SS18 edition. Highlighted trends of the season include California Dreaming, Lux Rich, Easy Living, Geometrics, Modern Gothic, Pattern Clash and Wanderlust, all featuring new collection images from the likes…