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Oct

High Spirits in Bath

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High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson hits Bath from 27th September until 8th February.  The exhibition is hosted by the Royal Collection Trust and will is on at the Holburne Museum, Bath. Portly squires and young dandies – Jane Austenesque heroines and their gruesome chaperones – dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. The absurdities of …
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Sep

Imaginative Sculpture: Protecing the Sacred Space: Windsor Castle

16 DGA Tours

SCULPTURE EXHIBITION – WINDSOR:  A new exhibition about the creation and making of new grotesques for St George’s Chapel opened on Friday 12 September in the Dean’s Cloister (at the exit from the Chapel) in Windsor Castle. The College of St George has been working in partnership with the City and Guilds London Art School …
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Sep

City of London: Magna Carta Heritage

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In response to the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the City of London Corporation has developed the Heritage Gallery to showcase a selection of heritage treasures it holds in trust for the nation. These artefacts are rarely on public display and so this gallery provides a unique opportunity to view up close objects that tell …
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Sep

Mapping London

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Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 September 2014: An intriguiging exhibition of rare maps, set beside the river it documents. Curated by one of the world’s leading specialist map dealers, this exhibition will show how the Thames and its surroundings have changed in the last 500 years. Where: Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH …
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Aug

Brit Movie Locations

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Here’s a list of top Brit flicks, complete with great British locations. 1. Harry Potter films Everyone’s favourite teen wizard has appeared at various magical locations all over Britain. Take a train from London’s King’s Cross Station to see Platform 9 ¾ from where the Hogwart’s Express departs, steam over the Glenfinnan Viaduct where Ron’s …
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