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Why I Am Afraid of Religion, or a Preview of M.F. Husain

Amita Murray | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK
Amita Murray

Maqbool Fida Husain, mourned in India as a "national loss" after his death in 2011, is supposed to have died in "self-imposed exile" in London - as...

Club to Catwalk - 80s Fashion, Just Not as I Remember It

Mik Scarlet | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

When our mate Sarah suggested a night out at the V&A at their retrospective of 80s fashion Club To Catwalk my wife and I jumped at the chance, especially when we all agreed to dress up in a New Romantic/80's style-e.

Bowie Fest

Matthew Highton | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Matthew Highton

Every so often my Mum reminds me of the time she caught me singing, very out of tune, to David Bowie's 'Changes' - an event that kept me off Karaoke f...

On The Death of Margaret Thatcher

Sara Sheridan | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Sara Sheridan

She was horribly, horribly right wing and I find it difficult to forgive her that. Despite believing in the policies she implemented (the woman really thought she was doing good) I look at the society we have today and I can see the scars her policies left behind. Enormous social immobility and a lack of political empathy.

Sam Parker

Record-Breaking Bowie Show Opens At The V&A - But Is It Any Good? (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The timing couldn’t be better for an exhibition devoted to David Bowie. For what could have been merely a tribute to a much-loved heritage ac...

Bowie Exhibition Smashes Visitor Records

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

An exhibition celebrating David Bowie's career has become the Victoria & Albert Museum's fastest-selling event. More than 300 objects spanning his ...

David Bowie Retrospective Set To Smash Visitor Records

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

In an era of endless revivals, reboots and remakes, it’s looking increasingly as though David Bowie is making the perfect comeback. At the start ...

Fashion: The Beast That Can't Be Tamed

Elspeth Merry | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Elspeth Merry

I wasn't stupid enough to believe it was real, I knew this was an elite group of people with teams of prodding, poking and digital enhancement. But it was still an elite I wanted to join. It went way beyond the clothes, it was a very rigid ideal the fashion industry was trying to sell.

The David Bowie Legacy

Melissa Mostyn-Thomas | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Melissa Mostyn-Thomas

The latest event to commemorate rock's best-known chameleon is Strange Fascination?, a three-day symposium taking place at Limerick University in a fortnight's time, where his many stage personae will undoubtedly be dissected many times over.

New Bowie Show To Honour 'Singer Who Changed The World'

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit and his hand-written lyrics are set to be the highlights of a V&A show dedicated to the singer "who helped chang...

'Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary' at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 29.07.2012 | Home
Joao Paulo Nunes

Try as you might, it is virtually impossible to avoid seeing or experiencing a product or building designed by Heatherwick Studio, particularly if you live (or have recently visited) London or other parts of the UK.

V&A's Fashion Galleries Reopen With Spectacular Celebration of British Glamour

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

London's Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is marking the unveiling of its refurbished fashion galleries on 19 May with the exhibition 'Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950'.

Plans Unveiled for London's New Design Museum (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 27.03.2012 | Home
Constantin Bjerke

London's Design Museum recently announced plans for an £80 million move to The Commonwealth Institute in Kensington's cultural quarter. The new Desig...

Cape Made From The Silk Of One Million Spiders Arrives In UK

Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

Everyone knows you must sometimes suffer for your art, but chasing spiders around every morning for four years would test even the most dedicated amon...