December 20 2014 Latest news:
Enjoy a photographic record of life at sea in Cornwall in the 1800s.
Cardiff will once again be turning its festive cheer up to max with its annual Winter Wonderland event.
View an alternative take on traditional ceramics at this exhibition of Paul Scott’s work.
With a range of prints, drawings, silverware, furniture and weapons being highlighted throughout, learn more about the Battle of Waterloo and its aftermath during a visit to Windsor Castle.
The work of Francis Bacon, David Hockney, L.S. Lowry, Stanley Spencer and George Shaw are among those on display at this exhibition which brings together over 50 works celebrating British painting over the past 60 years.
Dust off your vocal chords and join in with the choir of St Mary’s and Royal Spa Brass as they perform a range of Christmas carols to get visitors into the festive spirit.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Hever Castle where the rooms are adorned with greenery and glistening decorations.
View Kew in a new light as a glittering mile-long trail leads visitors through the gardens after dark where large-scale light installations dwarf the surrounding plant life.
Enjoy this free exhibtiion of works by Kevin Parrish, a local artist from Leamington Spa.
A gold-plated hippo skull, the jaw of a 70 foot long prehistoric shark, and the world’s most intelligent computer are among the exhibits in London’s ‘Curiosities from The Hanbury Collection’ curated by The Connor Brothers.
Learn about the role of the horse during the First World War and how the animals were depicted.
There’s a very unusual new trail to follow across London right now, and the waymarkers are hard to miss! Thanks to VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and STUDIOCANAL, 50 Paddington Bear statues can be seen across the capital for The Paddington Trail, until 30 December 2014.
What’s not to love about a traditional Christmas market? Those Swiss-style stalls bedecked in the finery of the season, the scent of cinnamon and spiced orange hanging in the air, warming mugs of hot chocolate and mulled wine in hand...
Discover the work of artist Emily Sutton at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
The discover the work of an artist whose personal life often overshadowed his brilliance.
The final round of the FIA World Rally Championship will see world class action hit North Wales.
When it comes to this exhibition, all that glitters is most certainly gold as treasures from the Royal Collection go on show.
For anyone with a passion for lab coats, safety goggles and Bunsen burners, Dundee is the place to be this November.
Birmingham Year of Science 2014 (www.birminghamyearofscience2014.com) sees a wide range of activities and scientific events, ranging from conferences to state of the art shows and festivals, all aiming to inspire, engage and entertain visitors, students, businesses and academics alike.
Enjoy a spectacular family fireworks extravaganza at this Victorian town attraction where visitors will be able to see the streets lit by gaslight as they would have been in the 19th century.
Those with a passion for fashion are bound to get all aflutter over the extravagant catwalk creations on display.
As the British Library’s Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination exhibition captivates and chills its audience, we caught up with curator Greg Buzwell to find out just what went into producing this major show, which opened in early October to mark the 250th anniversary since the publication of the first Gothic novel (The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole) and to find out which of the spine-chilling items scare him silly...
There are plenty of ghostly goings-on to keep the children entertained at Hever Castle this Halloween.
Stamp the mud off your walking boots and take part in a range of guided treks with local experts.
Visit Northumberland this autumn and winter to experience unforgettable nights under the stars in Northumberland International Dark Sky Park – the largest in Europe!
Follow the curious history of the artist’s mannequin, from an inconspicuous studio tool to artists’ fetish.
This one-man show of oils and watercolours highlights the latest body of work from President of the distinguished New English Art Club, Richard Pikesley.
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy some of Britain’s most eccentric events, where bog snorkelling, celebrity scarecrows and gruesome gurning are all part of the entertainment
The work of pioneering artists from across Europe, the Americas and Japan will be on show at the largest display of photographic works ever to be exhibited at the gallery.
This unique exhibition allows visitors to view the world’s oceans and seas showcased in 365 glass bottles!
From Judi Dench and John Cleese to Margaret Atwood and Nick Hornby, Cheltenham hosts a range of author talks making it the place to be for all bookworms this October.
Scare yourself silly at this year’s Ghost Fest where all manner of spooky delights will be taking place.
Six prominent artists whose colourful creations were inspired by the enchanting National Fairground Archive will showcase their work at a new exhibition which is now open to the public.
The Ross-on-Wye based Marine Conservation Society (MCS) hopes its poet-in-residence will inspire some powerful poetry based around its latest campaign to save 30 threatened marine species.
Scottish Canals and the Scottish Waterways Trust are inviting the public to have a rare glimpse into some of the many secrets of the Forth & Clyde and Caledonian Canals. Featuring everything from water taxi tours and floating exhibitions to guided walks of Neptune’s Staircase, the events are part of the Scottish Civic Trust’s Doors Open Day – an annual festival that celebrates Scotland’s architecture and history with a programme of walks, tours, talks, events and hundreds of buildings open for anyone to visit.
Discover the energy, variety and inventiveness of some of Britain’s unsung artists in this first major exhibition of British Folk Art, drawn together from collections across the UK.
A mix of new and earlier atmospheric prints of the natural world by wood engraver Colin See-Paynton demonstrates the skill of the artist who was entirely self-taught.