The English victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt is the stuff of legend: the victory of a small, tired, weakened English army against the amassed ranks of soldiers-for-hire of the French forces played out on a muddy field in northern France. The forthcoming 600th anniversary of the battle will be commemorated with a series of events both in England and France, and to mark the…

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This autumn the V&A will present a series of exhibitions and events that will delve into the rich and varied culture of South Asia, past and present. The India Festival marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Museum’s Nehru Gallery, which displays some of the most important objects from the V&A’s South Asian art collection produced between the 16 – 19th centuries. The V&A’s programme…

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At the Art Business Conference 2015 Joe Kennedy, one of the founders of UNIT London was on the Instagram panel with Bridgeman Images Digital Marketing Director Alan Firmin. During Joe’s presentation and in discussions afterwards he explained his excitement about their upcoming exhibition. Founding Directors Joe Kennedy and Jonny Burt comment:  “RAW will present a breathtaking new body of work by Zhuang Hong Yi, and…

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At the recent Art Business Conference, that took place in Church House Conference Centre in London, I was privileged to be part of a talented panel of professionals who presented case studies, tips, examples and more on the subject of how businesses can get the most out of Instagram. Moderated by the mercurial Josh Spiers (Spiers Magazine) the panel consisted of Bec Storey (Sutton PR),…

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Experience Malaysia, at your leisure

Posted by Published on September 1, 2015

Holiday season over? Fear not because you can still experience the best of exotic destinations for the price of a mere bus or train fare. London’s Trafalgar Square is hosting a number of multicultural events this Autumn season, including the much-anticipated Malaysia Night held on the 18th September. To coincide with the event, journey through the stunning jungles, beaches and cityscapes of my mother’s beautiful…

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In July this year, a worldwide furore was sparked concerning the death of a beloved lion. Cecil was a 13-year old male Southwest African lion and the best-known animal at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. The magnificent beast was slain when an American dentist paid a professional hunter $50,000 to help kill him. Barbaric actions in the name of a vain and meaningless trophy. Cecil made headlines due to…

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Suffragette, the first feature film to tell the story of women’s fight for the vote, will kick off this year’s London film festival (LFF) on 7 October. Not all women wanted the vote. Queen Victoria had referred to women’s suffrage as ‘wicked folly’ and in 1908 Mrs Humphrey Ward went so far as to form the National Anti-Suffrage League. Many subscribed to the belief that while…

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In November 1945, amidst the destruction of the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the Victors’ military trials got underway in the bombed out city of Nuremberg. This signalled the final downfall for many of the most influential and powerful men in the Nazi party who orchestrated the devastation of Europe and the crimes against humanity witnessed in the years 1939-1945. The most prominent…

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Bridgeman’s Head of Sales in Berlin, Ute Krebs, reviews Marvel’s lastest addition to the superhero franchise – “Ant-Man”, alongside iconic images of our favourite superheroes.       In anticipation of “Ant-Man” I had been thinking about the superhero genre more than usual and so I had a search through the archive for some relevant images and was very surprised to find quite a few. The…

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To confine yourself to listening to the bands rather misses the point of Wilderness Festival. From Bjork’s multimedia show to lake swimming, yoga, bacchanal feasts and aerial spectacles, this was a festival for the intellectually and gastronomically curious, celebrating everything that pertains to the outdoors and arts. Thank you British weather for being amazing!       This August the Bridgeman Studio team and CultureLabel descended upon the beautiful forests and…

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