New rules have come into force, extending the number of places most people need to wear a face covering.
Researchers compared prices for visits to a museum, gallery and heritage site – plus a trip to see an opera, dance and classical music performance.
Go for the paintings, the peace and the fun – it's free.
Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover has given her membership to a very exclusive club. Over the years, plenty of huge A-list
Having teamed up with friend and fellow artist Joe Kennedy together they created The Unit London, a new gallery exhibiting the best and most challenging work by up and coming artists. First opened in Chiswick, West London, the gallery recently moved to the prestigious Seven Dials area of Covent Garden and has gone from strength to strength.
The gallery is located within one of the Deichtorhallen, an easy ten minute stroll from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, the city's central station. It's one of several galleries and museums concentrated in an area that's known locally as "the art mile".
TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht) beckons and is everywhere. Bond Street and all the streets around Mayfair are jammed with shippers. Paper, bubble wrap and enormous wooden crates clutter the pavements and galleries.
It is now 7.30. I spot a slight corridor of a shop, more a kiosk than anything. It is a sliver of white marble on 6th called Zibetto. It is open and an elegant man of middle-age stands behind a gleaming Gaggia espresso machine of traditionally huge proportions. He is dapper in a blue shirt and smart, narrow, dark blue tie. He seems more than a barista.
If you enjoy photography, set aside plenty of time to visit the Portuguese Center for Photography and make sure you visit the library, which is well-stocked with international books and magazines that you can browse for as long as you want.
So the New Year has started with more of a bang than the annual whimper I often associate with the art world when it limps back into action. This year seems to have begun at full pelt with gallery events, exhibitions and auctions all doing their best peacock impressions.