British Film Festival closes with Finding Your Feet, a romantic comedy about living an honest life and never putting ideas about celebrity ahead of our humanity
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool reflects on a relationship between famous Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame and her lover British actor Peter Turner, 1978-1981
Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu deliver fine performances when they feature in God’s Own Country a down to earth unsentimental love story set in West Yorkshire
The legendary King of Albion, the oldest name for Britain, is about to feature in the Warner Bros movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword directed by Guy Ritchie
Each October theatrical students at Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) showcase the skills they have acquired by presenting a season of plays
The challenge on Valentine’s Day is to reflect on what love really means to you and then express it to someone you cherish on that day and every day thereafter
Showing and sharing your love on Valentine’s Day has grown in Australia from almost being a non-event to being all the rage, at least for generations post 1970.
Portraiture, established as a genre in England during the sixteenth century, became part of a national ‘persona’ style during the eighteenth century
Courtly love involved declarations of service, devotion, and passion and was meant to be ennobling, whether the lady knew about her knights love for her or not
The St John’s Rose was bred for the Cathedral gardens at St Johns’ Cathedral Brisbane to celebrate all those people who contributed to its completion in 2008
The courtly love song sung by a languishing lover to his lovely lady proclaimed that although their love was a secret, because convention required it to be, he was content to let her know she was the sole mistress of his heart.
The Romance of the Middle Ages an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford in 2012 showcased manuscripts early printed books and romanz, romantic literature
Beauty and innovation were important aspects of La Belle Époque, that beautiful era in Europe c1890 to 1914 when France and its European neighbours were at peace. It was a time of political contrasts. Working class militancy and organized socialist movements built on the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity….