Yesterday, in Edinburgh, I was walking alongside a lady wearing high heels and a gimp mask. Her, not me. No-one walking past batted an eyelid. She had no flyers in her hand or any evidence of being in a show. I think she’d worked out that Edinburgh in August is a great place to be if you want to dress up oddly and not get funny looks.
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Friday 08 February 2013
As this year’s Light Show comes to London’s Southbank Centre, Trish Lorenz suggests bright ideas for all budgets
Thursday 07 February 2013
Anyone who remembers their first visit to London will know that the Tube can be something of a maze to the uninitiated.
Monday 21 January 2013
Researchers at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library have stumbled upon a treasure trove of works by poet and artist William Blake.
Sunflowers wilt: Van Gogh's masterpiece is slowly turning brown as a result of exposure to LED lighting
Sunday 13 January 2013
They are some of his best-known work and the colour yellow was, for Vincent van Gogh, a symbol of happiness. So the idea that any of his series of vivid masterpieces – Sunflowers – is slowly turning brown would surely have been painful to the Dutch painter.
Saturday 12 January 2013
Plus: My nomination for best non-snub and the people of Les Misérables are revolting
Friday 11 January 2013
The Tramway in Glasgow will host the exhibition and awards in 2015
Thursday 13 December 2012
Tate is to spearhead a £5m national arts programme developed in response to last year’s riots, to help young people develop their lives “in a more meaningful way”.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Fans flocked in droves to Tate's website this morning to purchase tickets for the hotly anticipated Kraftwerk gigs at the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.
Saturday 18 August 2012
'We sculptors worked in a shed while the painters had the nice studios'
Saturday 30 June 2012
A stolen Salvador Dali painting has been posted back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport, the US Postal Inspection Service said.
Thursday 31 May 2012
A council is appealing for the return of 21 banners that were stolen in Bath when the Olympic flame passed through the city.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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