Photo London 2022 is a full-on visual assault on the senses which will thrill, entertain and make you think about the world we live in. This annual photography fair is an unmissable event in my cultural calendar. The fair brings together some of the very best photographers in […]
What’s my favourite event in the visual arts calendar in London? It’s a tough question but there’s no doubt that Photo London is a strong contender. It’s a must-see event on my cultural hit list. Photo London is a brilliant showcase for global photography but the pandemic has […]
Cheeseburn is a remarkable sculpture garden which showcases art by contemporary artists in the great outdoors.
Christian Dior – his very name conjures up images of elegance, style and beautiful clothes. This was a man who was a giant of French couture whose clothes were renowned for being jaw droppingly gorgeous, but beyond most people’s means. That’s not to say we shouldn’t admire them, […]
Have you ever discovered something so weird and wonderful on your travels that you’ve had to pinch yourself? Jupiter Artland is a great destination which I found completely by accident. It’s a fantastic and unexpected place, full of surprises and strange discoveries. Jupiter has a dream-like quality – […]
Discover the real locations in the opera Carmen in Seville, and find out the inspiration behind the story.
Seville is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Lying in the heart of Andalucia, it makes for a perfect long weekend break with its heady mix of world-class architecture, artistic treasures, flamenco and great food. It’s an easy getaway from the UK with flights taking under three hours which means that […]
Looking to travel somewhere bursting with awesome art? My advice is you can’t go wrong with a holiday or short break in Denmark. Not only is Denmark just a short hop from the UK, it’s an art lover’s paradise with a ‘gluttony’ of galleries, museums and attractions. Copenhagen isn’t the only cultural […]
Walking into the Paul Nash exhibition at Tate Britain is like going back in time to explore the big themes of the 20th Century. War and peace. Nash lived through the two defining wars of that century. He fought as a soldier in the First World War and painted as an official war artist […]
Gavin Turk is infamous for being one of the Brat Pack of Young British Artists. It’s no surprise that his first major solo show in more than a decade is wonderfully anarchic. The maverick artist’s back catalogue fills Damien Hirst’s splendid, new London art palace hidden away in the back streets of […]