ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS – Seven Dials


ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS – Seven Dials. “Rockarchive, the iconic rock photography store established by renowned music photographer Jill Furmanovsky, has just opened its first pop-up shop and exhibition space at 46 Monmouth Street.” I’m off there tomorrow and will report back..Also hope to get along to Cork Street for […]

Sadler’s Wells Theatre – English National Ballet 2 – My First Cinderella


I am going to Sadler’s Wells today with my Daughter and Grand children to take them to see ‘My first Cinderella’ I loved ballet when I was little and my Mother took me to see Swan Lake and The Nutcracker which made a lasting impression on me. I dreamt I would be a ballet dancer […]

Hatfield House – Exhibitions – Royal Academy of Arts


Hatfield House has re opened and the New Sculpture Trail looks exciting! 30 March – 29 September 2013 With Artists “The Royal Academicians showing work are: Ann Christopher, Richard Deacon, Alison Wilding and Bill Woodrow, who were elected to the Royal Academy as sculptor Members, and Michael Craig-Martin andGary Hume, who were elected as painters but for whom sculpture is a significant part of […]

Economic Botany Collection Blog – On Wallace and sago cakes


  Wallace’s travels Alfred Russel Wallace is very much on our minds at Kew at the moment, and not just because the centenary of his death is being marked this year. We’ve recently completed a project to conserve a set of remarkable palm specimens sent to Kew’s first great Victorian Director, William Jackson Hooker, in […]

Millennium | Gareth Edwards ‘Natural Capital’ – Interview Film


Millennium | Gareth Edwards ‘Natural Capital’ – Interview Film. This looks amazing and so in tune with my own thoughts about landscape and the everyday and ordinary experiences…… Can I get to St Ives to see this I ask myself…I hope so! BIOGRAPHYGareth Edwards currently lives and works in West Penwith, Cornwall. Much of this latest […]

Sheila de Rosa’s courses on solar plate printing | ART-e


Courses on solar plate printing | ART-e. Studio 15 run regular courses for those who want to learn the solar-plate printmaking technique. I have just spent the day at Sheila de Rosa’s solar plate etching workshop at Studio 15 in Tring. I thoroughly enjoyed the day, Sheila is very knowledgeable and her techniques inspiring and […]