Art & Culture

Art & CultureCOVID-19

“Autonomy is one of the joys of encountering art”

(4 minute read) It’s not just about the exhibits. Even in Covid-times, museums and galleries should also consider the quality of the visitors’ experience, argues Tascha von Uexkull.

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Art & CultureSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Sex and sexism in Italian theatre

(6 minute read) Isabella De Maddalena investigates a new project trying to right the wrongs, on stage and off stage.

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Panning for gold in thrift stores

(4 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst finds life lessons in a cracked teacup.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

When tigers used to smoke: why we still love fairy stories

(8 minute read) Our PC world can’t stop us loving these ancient tales. Martin Duran Lopez examines why.

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A taste of that French joie de vivre

(5 minute read) Jaqueline Silverio recommends three books which will help you discover something of the Gallic spirit of freedom and adventure.

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Art & CultureMental HealthThought-provoking

When you just can’t write a word …

(4 minute read) Ida Nieves explores the strange phenomenon of Writer’s Block.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19LifestyleSocial Issues

Lichfield Cathedral & Vaccine Centre: ‘here to facilitate wholeness and healing’

(2 minute read) Lichfield Cathedral seems an unusual site for a Covid vaccination centre, but through his photo reportage and interview with Canon Jan McFarlane, Sean Organ captures a deeper meaning in this being a place that provides good health.

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Art & CultureHistoryLatestSocial Issues

Death of a prince: and now …?

The passing of Prince Philip marks not only the end of an era, but, as Alex Osborn notes, raises important questions about the future of the British Royal Family.

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Art & CultureFamily

Forget zoom, try zoos

(3 minute read) Prakarsh Singh rejoices in a visit to the exotic creatures of Seattle’s animal wonderland.

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The Eyes of Annie Swynnerton

(5 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst learns life lessons from a forgotten English artist whose work challenged attitudes to women in her time.

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