Arts

 
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/ Arts, Culture

16 Oct 2014

 

The Somerwick Sessions in Cornwall aims to support the local music scene by championing talented new artists and unique venues

 
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/ Arts, Culture

12 Aug 2014

 

At a festival that's about more than the music, ultimately it was London Grammar's epic minimalist anthems and Jessie Ware's powerful vocals that stole the show

 
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/ Arts, Culture

08 Aug 2014

 

We sent Tom Hunt to check out Killing Roger, a play that brings the issue of assisted dying to life

 
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/ Arts, Culture

05 Aug 2014

 

Set in a picturesque estate of ancient woodland, spring-fed lakes and rolling meadows in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Wilderness is a music festival that aims to make the most of its surroundings

 
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/ Arts, Environment

15 Jan 2014

 

Matt Mellen discovers how much we can learn from every minutiae of wildness around us as he reviews The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st-century Bestiary by Caspar Henderson

 
Take One Action film festival
 

/ Arts, Culture

10 Sep 2013

 

Now in its sixth year, the Take One Action film festival smashes the traditional ‘lights down, be quiet’ ethos of film-going and invites discussion and debate in a bid to inspire shared responses to global issues

 
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/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013

 

Inflated ticket prices for ‘sold-out’ events could become a thing of the past, thanks to the growing popularity of a collaborative ticket-finding service

 
Gig buddies
 

/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013

 

More music fans in Brighton can now enjoy live events, thanks to a scheme pairing up gig-goers who have learning disabilities with volunteer buddies

 
Muslima
 

/ Arts, Culture

12 Jun 2013

 

A new online exhibition aims to share and amplify the voices, stories and art of Muslim women around the world

 
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/ Arts

17 Jan 2013

 

As the National Literacy Trust publishes figures suggesting children are reading less, a variety of projects across the country are working hard to keep books cool and are making it easier to get hold of a good read

 
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/ Arts

14 Jan 2013

 

Forget placards and megaphones, Rin Simpson finds out how craft-based activism is making waves in fighting global injustice

 
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/ Arts, Environment

17 Dec 2012

 

With growing environmental concerns over using real trees and with the most common alternative being plastic, designers are rising to the challenge by creating affordable and sustainable Christmas trees that don’t scrimp on style

 
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/ Arts

20 Nov 2012

 

Craft fans around the UK are invited to take part in a campaign that aims to help end world hunger for good

 
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/ Arts

30 Sep 2012

 

For some social commentators, the stereotype Londoner is an unfriendly commuter on the underground railway, burying their head in a book. But, one of the capital’s leading artists has decided to dispel this myth

 
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/ Arts

14 Sep 2012

 

Singer-songwriter and eco-activist Jess Gold is currently touring the UK aiming to both educate and entertain with songs about climate change

 
Annette Hinds Peace Volunteer
 

/ Arts, Community

13 Sep 2012

 

One year on from the London riots, the Little Big Peace event aims to turn Streatham into a pinnacle of peace and positivity

 
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/ Arts, Culture

13 Sep 2012

 

Review: Boom Festival 2012. Set in the breathtaking Naturtejo Geopark on the Portuguese Iberian Peninsula, Boom is the sunshine festival, next to which, others seem to pale in comparison

 
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/ Arts

13 Aug 2012

 

Tania Ahsan finds a new perspective on being one of the crowd, at an interactive art installation at the Tate Modern

 
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/ Arts

09 Aug 2012

 

An arts project is offering the public an opportunity to dream up the constitution for their ideal nation

 
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/ Arts

07 Aug 2012

 

As much of the country settled down to watch the Olympic opening ceremony on 27 July, a completely different world event had swung into action at Charlton Park in Wiltshire