Highlights

Sajid Javid Resigns Amid Cabinet Reshuffle From Boris Johnson
Posted in: Editorial, Highlights, People

Sajid Javid resigned as chancellor on Thursday, after serving more than ten years in ministerial roles and will continue as an MP for Bromsgrove. He has said he will continue to support The Prime Minister and government from the backbenches. While the media have suggested the resignation is part of a “brutal Cabinet cull”, or […]

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Features

Valentine’s Day – Was It Always Like This? [VIDEO]
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Videos

The idea that Valentine’s Day has become a capitalist ritual of perverse consumerism is not a new one, we’ve known about this for years. But less is known about how this came to be. When exactly did Valentine’s Day turn from a day of Catholic celebration into a day of stress and anxiety for millions […]

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Reviews

A Portable Paradise [Poetry Review]
Posted in: Books, Reviews

British-Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson‘s winning of the £25,000 T.S. Eliot prize took the literary world by surprise. None of the London bookshops had a copy in stock a day after the announcement and there was a seven-day wait for the next order from the publishers. This apparent oversight is intriguing. He has an impressive pedigree […]

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    London’s Art Movements: The Bloomsbury Pre-Raphaelites
    Posted in: Features, Places

    Tate Britain’s Edward Burne-Jones exhibition (until Feb 24) celebrates this Victorian painter as the last of the Pre-Raphaelites. It’s his first solo exhibition at the Tate since 1933, with over 150 of his works on show. This article covers the rise of the Pre-Raphaelites and examines their creative principles. The Bloomsbury area of West Central London comprising […]

  • A London Gallery Lover’s Guide to Art Terminology
    Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums

    Confused by all the art movements which emerged from every significant aesthetic development since classicism? Does the ‘neo’ and ‘faux’ labels prefixing every new offshoot leave you flummoxed? Here’s an A-guide to the most commonly used terms and a list of the London galleries where you can see displayed examples. Abstract: This refers to art […]