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Iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake honoured by the City of Liverpool

Iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake honoured by the City of Liverpool

24 April 2017

Sir Peter Blake, one of the major figures of British pop art who famously created the album cover for The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album, has been made a Citizen of Honour. Sir Peter received the award on Sunday 23 April,...

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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

18 April 2017

Jeremy Deller’s We’re here because we’re here was a national event to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme held on 1 July 2016. Thousands of volunteers dressed in First World War uniform appeared silently and unexpectedly in...

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POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

11 April 2017

Today, artist Paul Cummins unveiled the sculpture Poppies: Wave at Barge Pier. Wave is officially open to public view from tomorrow, Wednesday 12 April. Shoeburyness, near Southend-on-Sea, is the first location to host the sculpture in 2017. Shoeburyness, Southend was...

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Memorial Ground shortlisted for Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award

Memorial Ground shortlisted for Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award

6 April 2017

Memorial Ground is a new choral work by American, Grammy Award winning composer, David Lang, co-commissioned by the East Neuk Festival (ENF) and 14-18 NOW with the support of Creative Scotland. In 2016, it was performed by choirs in all...

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