Tag: New Zealand

James Cook: the Explorer

Posted by Published on March 23, 2018

Captain James Cook, the British explorer and cartographer, is the subject of the forthcoming exhibition James Cook: the Voyages which begins at the British Library on Friday 27th April 2018. Learn more about James Cook’s fascinating life, with images from the archive.   Jame Cook (born in 1728) came from humble beginnings, and joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and then the Royal…

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Discover current and upcoming exhibitions and cultural events taking place in Australia and New Zealand Got something to discuss or add to the list? Get in touch with our account manager for these territories, Giulia Leali December 2018 From Dec – 2019, Brett Whiteley: Drawing is Everything at the Art Gallery of New South Wales November 2018 24 Nov – 24 Apr 2019, The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial…

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Gallipoli Campaign 25 April 1915 – 9 January 1916 The Gallipoli Campaign was one of the Allies’ major disasters of  World War One. Carried out between 25th April 1915 and 9th January 1916 on the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire, the doomed campaign was spearheaded by Winston Churchill in the hope of creating a new war-front that the Ottomans could not cope with. The…

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