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The Language of Ornament – National Gallery of Victoria 2017

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The Language of Ornament a FREE entry exhibition at NGV International from February 25 2017 will challenge the mind, engage the spirit and connect with the soul

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Human Kind – English and Australian Identity, 1700 – 1914

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Human Kind, transforming identity in British and Australian portraits 1700-1914 is the title of a four day conference, September 8 – 11, 2016 held in Melbourne

Favourite Boutique Style Museums – Sydney, Paris and London

Favourite Boutique Style Museums – Sydney, Paris and London

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My favourite trio of boutique museums, the Nicholson Museum Sydney, Musée du Moyen Age Paris & John Soane Museum, London, offer a unique experience for visitors

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Thomas Jefferson at Monticello – To See and be Seen

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Throughout his life Thomas Jefferson was continually putting his house Monticello up or pushing it down as his knowledge and experience of life and architecture expanded.

The Grand Depart – Starting le Tour de France in Yorkshire

The Grand Depart – Starting le Tour de France in Yorkshire

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Yorkshire, a historic county in the north of England is hosting The Grand Depart of the 2014 le Tour de France starting on July 5. This is the region where Celts lived, the Romans, the Danes and Normans conquered in ancient times. More recently it became one of the greatest…

Savile Row at London – Beau Brummell to Benedict Cumberbatch

Savile Row at London – Beau Brummell to Benedict Cumberbatch

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From Beau Brummell to Benedict Cumberbatch for 160 years + the tailors of Savile Row at London have been all about peerless cut and precision, not peacockery.

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Towers – Symbols of Hope and Freedom

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Prior to the twentieth century towers were built as symbols to the heights of material wealth and prosperity the western world had yet achieved.

Celebrating Percy Grainger 2011 with pianist Jayson Gillham

Celebrating Percy Grainger 2011 with pianist Jayson Gillham

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Expat Australian musicians who are friends in London are among those honouring the works and 50th annniversary of esteemed Melbourne born Australian composer and pianist George Percy Grainger 1882 – 1961. They are all participating in The Grainger Festival, a four-day event at Kings Place, reports brilliant young Dalby born pianist Jayson Gillham from London.