The Queen’s House in Greenwich reopens on 11 October this year and one of the centrepiece will be an iconic paintings of Elizabeth I, which has just been bought for Britain following a nationwide fundraising campaign.
London’s Burning marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London with free spectacular art events at sites across the City, Southbank and Bankside from 30 August to 4 September 2016. The contemporary art and ideas festival explores the momentous event and addresses its contemporary resonance.
A new exhibition at London’s Guildhall Art Gallery, Victorians Decoded: Art and Telegraphy, is offering a fascinating into the first communications laid across the Atlantic Ocean, the 150th anniversary of which is being marked this year.
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