Tag: Winter

Cosy Christmas: Winter Favourites of 2019

Posted by Published on December 3, 2019

December is here, which means that Christmas isn’t far away! While it is impossible not to notice the shift in weather, it’s not all bad – the festive season has also begun! As we edge closer to the holidays, discover how this season has inspired our contemporary artists at Bridgeman Studio. From the religious and cultural significance of Christmas to the beauty of the natural…

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Colours of Autumn: In Footage

Posted by Published on October 30, 2019

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”— Albert Camus There’s a noticeable chill in the air, the orange leaves are falling and Halloween is coming up: Autumn is here! As this cosiest of seasons begins, dive into our archive of historic and contemporary autumn-inspired footage. From lakes and parks at the peak of the season to a London night out with roasted chestnuts, we’re in the spirit…

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Festive Artworks of the Season

Posted by Published on November 22, 2018

December is here!  While it is impossible not to notice the shift in weather, it’s not all bad – while it may be colder, the festive season has also begun! Celebrate the seasonal events inspiring celebration from religious groups, as well as the beauty of the natural world and its influence on visual artists. While the specific types of paint, the application or subjects differ…

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Explore beautiful mountain imagery at John Mitchell Fine Paintings gallery in London Our sixteenth winter exhibition and accompanying catalogue of Alpine paintings, drawings and vintage photography from the 1850s to the present day is now open and will run until 3rd March. Peaks and Glaciers offers much topographical diversity but, as ever, opts for quality over any attempt to cover all the better known Alpine resorts…

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The Ploughman Poet: Robert Burns

Posted by Published on January 1, 2017

Raise a toast to Scotland’s favourite son this Burns Night (25 January) Robert Burns was born into a farming family at Alloway in Ayrshire in 1759 and died in Dumfries at the early age of 37. Yet in that short time his lifestyle of wine, women and song made him famous, becoming the emblematic figure of Scottish cultural history. On the anniversary of his birth, Scots both at…

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  “Stillness is the flower of winter, all hope waits beneath a blanket of white.” – Unknown. Winter is a magical time of year, with a special and rare quietude in the air. If you’re lucky, you might even get to see a coat of snow painting the ground, trees and rooftops in a shimmering white. It also may be the most challenging season for…

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8 Sure Signs Winter is Here

Posted by Published on November 25, 2016

There’s no denying the freezing cold weather now; as temperatures continue to plummet across North America and most of Europe, it can only mean one thing… Winter is most definitely here! Officially, the meteorological winter begins on the 1st of December, while the astronomical winter will start this year on the 21st of December, at 11:48pm EST. To prepare yourself for the season, here are…

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The Christmas Truce of 1914

Posted by Published on December 1, 2014

‘Stille Nacht. Heilige Nacht. Alles schläft, einsam wacht’.  Just after dawn on a cold Christmas day in 1914 one of the most extraordinary events of the Great War was to unfold. It began with carol-singing in the trenches and both sides eventually ventured in “no man’s land” to mingle and exchange gifts. The temporary ceasefire of The Christmas Truce came only five months after the outbreak of the…

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