Tag: Anniversary

Top 10 Historical Anniversaries 2018

Posted by Published on December 29, 2017

From UK women winning the right to vote to the first living creature being sent to space, we take a look at some of the historical anniversaries coming up in 2018    1. British woman aged 30 and over got the right to vote, 2 February 1918 – 100 year anniversary “There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and…

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Top 10 Art Anniversaries 2018

Posted by Published on December 20, 2017

Celebrate and commemorate some of the greatest artists in history with our list of the top art anniversaries you need to know in 2018. Visit our calendar for many more important cultural and historical dates 1. Gustav Klimt 100 years since death, 6 Feb 1918   2. Joan Miró 125 years since birth, 20 Apr 1893   3. Robert Rauschenberg 10 years since death, 12 May 2008   4. Ferdinand Hodler…

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The Expeditions of Captain Robert Scott

Posted by Published on December 11, 2017

“The eternal silence of the great white desert. Cloudy columns of snow drift advancing from the south, pale yellow wraiths, heralding the coming storm, blotting out one by one the sharp-cut lines of the land.”  Scott describing the landscape of his final expedition in his journal, published as Scott’s Last Expedition: The Journals, in 1913. The 6th of June 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Captain…

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Top Art Exhibitions: November 2017

Posted by Published on October 20, 2017

You may be forgiven for not wanting to stay indoors when the golden leaves of autumn paint such a pretty picture outside… but if the culture vulture inside you is clawing to get out then here are some of the best exhibitions to view this November:   The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London 2 Nov – 7 May 2018, Tate Britain, UK Browse this stunning collection…

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Looking for something to make you jump out of your skin this Halloween? Next year, on the 15th of March 2018, it will be the 75th birthday of the man heralded as the ‘King of Venereal Horror’ and the ‘Baron of Blood’. Unearth facts about his gory films in our quiz or muster the courage to discover works by other talented directors in the horror genre….

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The Ultimate Festival Line Up

Posted by Published on July 27, 2017

It’s festival season! Whether you’re still reveling in the hazy, haphazard memories of Glastonbury, lamenting the loss of Secret Garden Party or gearing up for music madness worldwide, everyone’s in some stage of festival fever. Have a look below at Bridgeman Images’ dream festival lineup. What would your ultimate music festival line up look like? THE ULTIMATE FESTIVAL LINE UP: A roster of the most…

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Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

Posted by Published on July 14, 2017

18th July 1918, is the birth date of one of the most influential leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela, who is arguably the most important person in bringing about the end of Apartheid, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1st black president of South Africa, certainly deserves celebrating. Early Life and Career Rolihlahla Mandela (later named Nelson by his school teacher in accordance…

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The 18th of July 2017 will mark two centuries since the death of one of England’s most famous and revered authors. In tribute to Jane Austen, the Bank of England has confirmed that the writer will be honoured as the face of the new polymer £10 note.  Austen came of age in England’s Georgian era, a time of immense social and artistic change. Besides the…

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Art Scandals: Our Top Five

Posted by Published on June 2, 2017

The art world is full of scandal and, as the 50th anniversary of the attempted murder of Andy Warhol is next year we have collected our 5 favorite art scandals and controversies. 1 – Andy Warhol Well if this post is because of the 50th anniversary of this scandal it’s fitting that this one comes first. On 3rd June 1968 the author Valerie Solanas went…

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Charlie Chaplin: 40 years on

Posted by Published on June 1, 2017

This year Christmas day brings with it the 40th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin‘s death. A man who successfully achieved his goal – for the whole of America to have his name on their lips – as well as placing his image in the minds of millions across the world. The Tramp Charlie Chaplin is most well-known for his character The Tramp – a man in…

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