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POPPIES: WEEPING WINDOW OPENS AT HULL MARITIME MUSEUM

24 March 2017

Artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper today unveiled the sculpture Poppies: Weeping Window at Hull Maritime Museum. The public will be able to view the sculpture from tomorrow, Saturday 25 March. This is the first location that Poppies: Weeping…

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NEW EXHIBITION TELLS STORY OF JEREMY DELLER’S ‘WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE’

NEW EXHIBITION TELLS STORY OF JEREMY DELLER’S ‘WE’RE HERE BECAUSE WE’RE HERE’

27 February 2017

14-18 NOW and the National Theatre present an exhibition at theatres across the UK that tells the story of the contemporary memorial ‘We’re here because we’re here’ created by Jeremy Deller. ‘We’re here because we’re here’ took place on 1...

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WATCH BEWARE OF PITY LIVE STREAMED AT THE BARBICAN

WATCH BEWARE OF PITY LIVE STREAMED AT THE BARBICAN

6 February 2017

Presented by the Barbican and 14-18 NOW, Simon McBurney directs the outstanding Schaubühne ensemble in Beware of Pity, a vivid account of a young man’s slide into a terrible situation. Raising questions of consciousness and compassion, reverberating in the past...

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Africa Express announces the release of a live album

Africa Express announces the release of a live album

8 December 2016

Following a series of acclaimed dates in the UK and Europe this summer, Africa Express announces the release of a live album entitled Africa Express Presents… The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Guests, out 9 December 2016 on Transgressive Records....

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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

22 November 2016

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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ARTIST CHRISTINE BORLAND BEGINS ART COMMISSION TO MARK FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY

ARTIST CHRISTINE BORLAND BEGINS ART COMMISSION TO MARK FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY

11 November 2016

Christine Borland has embarked upon the first phase of a major research-led art commission relating to Glasgow Museums’ World War 1 collection.  The internationally renowned Scottish artist began her residency at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, to inform the development of...

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Watch the Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle film

Watch the Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle film

10 November 2016

Caernarfon Castle is the first location in Wales to host #PoppiesTour by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper. Poppies: Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies, and was originally seen pouring from a high window...

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Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle - tickets now available

Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle - tickets now available

22 July 2016

Advanced booking is now available to see the Poppies: Weeping Window at Caernarfon Castle from 12 October. The tickets are free, select your preferred date and session to see the Poppies in their first Welsh location. Reserve tickets here: http://caernarfonpoppies.eventbrite.co.uk Join...

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New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

New Limited Edition by Jeremy Deller

22 November 2016

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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IN CONVERSATION WITH BLACK DOG ILLUSTRATOR DAVE MCKEAN

IN CONVERSATION WITH BLACK DOG ILLUSTRATOR DAVE MCKEAN

13 April 2016

The illustrator Dave McKean discusses the influence of WW1 artist Paul Nash on his 14-18 NOW commission: Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash. Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash is released as a limited edition book...

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14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

8 November 2014

Today, Vikki Heywood, 14-18 NOW Chairman said: ‘14-18 NOW is delighted that we can extend the life of this beautiful art work and ensure that key elements are enjoyed throughout the UK.' ‘We can now look forward to an exciting...

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