Category: Art

Craft holidays for the over 50s

Craft holidays for the over 50s Are you contemplating a trip where you can not only relax but hone your talents towards your favourite arts & crafts? A craft holiday is a terrific way to meet new friends and perhaps turn your hand to new skills, whether a novice or experienced in your chosen craft there are plenty of options open to you. Home or overseas, duration of stay, individual craft or taster courses? Here are a few to consider....Read more

Over 50s colouring books-don’t go over the lines!

2016-05-01 14:14:42

Over 50s colouring books-don’t go over the lines! Do you recall colouring-in during your childhood? , what resonates is if I was ever colouring-in within a team there be a constant reminder ‘Don’t go over the lines’ more testament to accuracy than discipline perhaps? Adult colouring books are all the rage, perhaps the resurgence is partly due to Black Sabbaths Ozzie Osborne-a keen colouring fan. I recall several years ago inadvertently watched a reality show about the Osborne’s and found...Read more

In the Age of Giorgione-Royal Academy of Arts

Art, Art
2016-02-18 14:04:59

In the Age of Giorgione The Sackler Wing of Galleries 12 March – 5 June 2016 2009-2016 Season supported by: In March 2016, the Royal Academy of Arts will present In the Age of Giorgione, a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance during the first decade of the sixteenth century. The exhibition will shed new light on this pivotal period, which laid the foundations for the Golden Age of Venetian painting. It will bring together around 50 works from public...Read more

Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

2015-11-24 14:52:52

Historian Simon Schama has joined with the National Portrait Gallery curators to take a fresh look at the Collection and present a cross-period exploration of the history of Britain through portraiture. Focusing on the themes of Power, Love, Fame, Self and People, he asks what makes a successful portrait and what this tells us about the individual and collective psyche of the time. Developed in partnership with the BBC, Simon Schama’s Face of Britain coincides with the broadcast of a...Read more