September 21 2014 Latest news:
The horrors endured by soldiers during the First World War and their creative responses to the war are examined within this exhibition.
On 26, 27 and 28 September 2014, the 11th incarnation of the hugely popular Cornwall Food & Drink Festival on Truro’s Lemon Quay will re-launch with a new name and a new look that embodies the serious skill, diversity and vibrancy of the Cornish food and drink industry.
Come face to face with boa constrictors and royal pythons as you discover the secret life of snakes.
View stirring images of the Western Front created by Fred A. Farrell.
A selection of extraordinary etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn demonstrates the Dutch master’s remarkable achievements in the medium that would go on to inspire Gainsborough.
Adventurer and TV presenter Bear Grylls is backing cyclists and walkers taking part in the ‘Ride+Stride’ open churches day on 13 September 2014 which helps safeguard the future of England’s historic churches, chapels and meeting houses.
Lace and ruffles are in abundance at this exhibition which takes a look at the history of wedding dress designs.
Over 100 black and white photographs will be on display in the first major retrospective of Edwin Smith, one of Britain’s foremost 20th century photographers.
Discover a range of earthenware designed by Richard Phethean
Gain a better understanding of some of the most beautiful paintings by Italian masters.
Featuring objects from a local private collection, see items of 20th and 21st-century warfare, cleverly crafted into works of art.
If you’re planning to enjoy the peace and tranquillity along the banks of Lake Windermere this summer, why not time your visit to coincide with this year’s sailing regatta?
Firmly established as one of the top events of its kind in the UK, as well as one of the biggest in the whole of the Midlands, the eighth annual Derby Festé will this year take place in the city over the weekend of 26-27 September.
Iconic Barbara Hepworth pieces will be on display at Abbot Hall Art Gallery.
View finely crafted artefacts produced for the Ming imperial court
This exhibition introduces eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming.
From 1 - 20 September, the Osborne Samuel gallery in Mayfair, London will stage a major exhibition of photographs by celebrated British photographer David Farrell (1919-2013), internationally renowned for his iconic images of many of the greatest musicians, actors, authors, dancers and artists of the 20th century. The exhibition will be the ﬁrst survey of Farrell’s photography since his death earlier last year. It will showcase images of many of his most famous sitters, from Louis Armstrong and Laurence Olivier, to Anthony Caro, Margot Fonteyn and the Rolling Stones, alongside documentary works depicting domestic life in Britain and anonymous street subjects.
On 13 and 14 September 2014, London Transport Museum will open the doors of its Depot in Acton, West London for a weekend of activities focusing on the role of London’s Transport in the First World War. Visitors will have access to the Depot’s vast collections store – which only opens to the public occasionally, and will be able to take part in an exciting line up of activities.
The British Science Festival in Birmingham explodes with daring tales of warfare; roaring dinosaurs and ancient locals. Explore the dominance of the world’s largest predators, walk with your ancestors and discover the hidden secrets of fossils. History is brought to life at the British Science Festival!
Taking over the town for this annual event, this popular food festival sees the cream of the culinary world converging on the attractive market town to celebrate all things edible.
If watching the Tour de France Grand Départ in Yorkshire this year has encouraged you to get back behind the handlebars, why not head to the Isle of Wight where you can take part in a range of cycling events during this year’s Cycling Festival.
The Threadneedle Prize, which aims to showcase the very best in new figurative and representational art, is pleased to announce the 2014 shortlist.
Look to the skies as some of the most spectacular flying machines of past and present take to the air above Duxford.
Indulge your senses at this annual food festival where a host of producers, celebrity chefs and suppliers come together to provide a taste extravaganza.
As part of the Laurie Lee centenary celebrations, this exhibition will host a previously unseen collection of the Gloucestershire author’s drawings and paintings.
Yoko Ono, Andy Goldsworthy and Emma Hart are just a few of the artists who will be using the seaside town of Folkestone as their canvas this year.
Beginning on the night of 13 August from 10pm until 3am, Tate Britain will be claimed by robots. Yes, that’s right. In Tate Britain’s special latenight show, the machines await your command and will explore areas of the museum and its exhibits that you want to see on a unique publicly-controlled tour. To operate a robot, all you need to do is log on the museum’s After Dark website.
View the work of one of the 20th-century’s master photographers.
Over three exhilarating weeks, this annual classical music event will bring stars from across the globe to the theatres and concert halls of the Scottish capital.
This striking collection of sculpture adds a new dimension to the historic Lincolnshire property, both inside and out.
Enjoy the wit and magic of the Gilbert & Sullivan operas with more than 60 outstanding full-scale performances.
Manchester’s Victoria Baths is celebrating Heritage Open Days with a glass fair taking place Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September. As well as spectacular displays and stalls from leading glass artists, visitors will have the opportunity to tour the building, with highlights including the Edwardian stained glass for which the water palace is famed.
Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the first ever Wallace & Gromit film, this cracking exhibition allows visitors to immerse themselves in the world of Aardman Animations’ beloved characters and learn more about how their award-winning films are made.
In an area that’s not short on creative talent, discover the work of ceramicist John Bedding, who has made a significant contribution to the local pottery scene in St Ives.
Historic Pentillie Castle will celebrate its fifth birthday (yes, fifth in the loving hands of its current owners) in style with a series of events, including a weekend of nature activities and a birthday party open day, suitable for all the family.
Learn more about the history and mystery that surrounds Tutankhamun and the discovery of his tomb in 1922.
As the Commonwealth Games get underway in Glasgow, this exhibition reflects the diversity of items gifted to HM the Queen by Commonwealth countries throughout her 62-year reign.
Get an insight into Home Front efforts of the First World War through a collection of lithographs.
Find the beauty in everyday objects designed by eminent artists.
Discover the night skies and the depths of space through spectacular imagery.