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Poppies: Weeping Window at Carlisle Castle

22 May 2018

Carlisle Castle will be hosting Weeping Window from 23 May – 8 July.

This morning, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper officially unveiled Poppies: Weeping Window at Carlisle Castle, the sculpture’s second location on the 2018 Poppies tour. Thousands of ceramic poppies cascade from the top of the castle’s keep, arching over…

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HEINER GOEBBELS PRODUCTION

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HEINER GOEBBELS PRODUCTION

18 May 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Everything that happened and would happen by the singular German artist and composer Heiner Goebbels. Receiving its world premiere in Manchester from the 10 – 21 October as part of 14-18 NOW, this Artangel...


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One month until PROCESSIONS in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London

One month until PROCESSIONS in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London

9 May 2018

PROCESSIONS takes place in a month – in the UK's four political capitals. Artichoke have today announced where you need to be on 10 June to take part in this massive artwork, find out at www.processions.co.uk. Artichoke’s Director Helen Marriage...


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Tickets now on sale for Now the Hero

Tickets now on sale for Now the Hero

8 May 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Marc Rees’ immersive theatrical experience Nawr yr Arwr / Now the Hero. Between 25-29 September, this epic performance will bring the stories of war to life, counterpointing the tragic telling with hope. Drawing on...


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Three new works marking 100 years of votes for women

Three new works marking 100 years of votes for women

3 May 2018

2018 marks 100 years since the first women in the UK were awarded the vote. Under the terms of the Representation of the People Act, which received the Royal Assent on 6 February 1918, some 8.4 million women were for...


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Millicent Fawcett statue unveiled in Parliament Square

Millicent Fawcett statue unveiled in Parliament Square

24 April 2018

A statue of suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett was unveiled today in a ceremony in Parliament Square. Created by Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing OBE, this historic statue is the first ever monument of a woman and the first designed by...


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Tickets now on sale for latest work by William Kentridge

Tickets now on sale for latest work by William Kentridge

23 April 2018

The Head & the Load, conceived and directed by William Kentridge with music by Philip Miller, will receive its world premiere in Tate Modern’s iconic Turbine Hall from 11–15 July 2018. Taking its title from a Ghanaian proverb, ‘the head...


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A new film by Peter Jackson

A new film by Peter Jackson

22 January 2018

The First World War proved to be a landmark in cinema history – the first time that the horrors of war could be caught on camera. Peter Jackson, best known for directing The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will be...


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Poppies: Weeping Window at Hereford Cathedral

Poppies: Weeping Window at Hereford Cathedral

19 January 2018

The first location on the 2018 Poppies Tour will be Hereford Cathedral, which will host Weeping Window 14 March – 29 April. The sculpture will be free to view. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies,...


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Poppies: Weeping Window in Hereford

Poppies: Weeping Window in Hereford

13 March 2018

Artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper unveiled Weeping Window today at Hereford Cathedral. The historic façade of the cathedral provides a stunning backdrop for Weeping Window, where there are two First World War memorials in the cathedral: one commemorating...


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Poppies: Wave at Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson

Poppies: Wave at Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson

12 April 2018

This morning, artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper officially unveiled Poppies: Wave at Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson. This is the first chance to see Wave on the 2018 Poppies tour. Fort Nelson provides a striking backdrop to the sculpture,...


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