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The Clooneys Call On The British Museum To Return The Parthenon Marbles To Greece
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

The Clooneys, the Parthenon Marbles and a poetical perspective from Keats and Byron THE PARTHENON MARBLES became front-page news back in 2014 when Greece appointed international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney, to argue their return from Britain to their homeland of Greece. The argument was raised again in 2018 […]

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Theatre And The New Normal
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Reviews

The UK’s second lockdown threatened to decimate an already rocky theatre sector. It was amongst the worst affected by the restrictions of the pandemic, because of the need for tightly packed audiences in both the Fringe and West End to ensure financial viability. A few days after the ending of second lockdown, arts and culture […]

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Black Prince of Florence

  • The Black Prince of Florence (Book)
    Posted in: Books, Reviews

    Historical accounts of a Renaissance Florence ruled by a ‘half negro’ duke called Alessandro de Medici are meticulously examined by author Caroline Fletcher. He was also the first duke of Florence so any reader would naturally be curious to discover how a black nobleman reaching that landmark fared in the machiavellian environment of Medici-ruled Florence. […]