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Remembering Dame Diana Rigg, from The Avengers to Shakespeare

Dame Diana Rigg, who has died at the age of 82, enjoyed a long and distinguished acting career on stage, in film and on television. She is probably best remembered as action girl Emma Peel from The Avengers, but the range of her work spanned everything from Shakespeare and James Bond to camp comedy. Praised portrayal Born Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg near Doncaster in 1938, she was brought up in India where her father worked...

Aston Martin Celebrates James Bond 25 With Special Editions

Aston Martin is celebrating the release of the 25th James Bond film with two exclusive 007 special editions inspired by the cars featured in No Time to Die. This new collaboration between Aston Martin and EON Productions, the company that produces the James Bond films with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, delivers exciting new 007 editions of the Aston Martin Vantage and DBS Superleggera. See also: Remembering Dame Diana Rigg, from The Avengers to Shakespeare No...

How the Luxury Goods Market Can Recover After Coronavirus

There’s no doubt that the global luxury goods market has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic – but how are manufacturers planning to bounce back when it’s all over, and what changes will they have to make? A recent Euromonitor report estimated that the global luxury goods market would decline by about 18 percent during the coronavirus crisis – the question is, can it ever regain its previous heights, and if so how long...

The Arts Society Announces Winner of Isolation Artwork Competition

The Arts Society has announced Abigail McGourlay, 20 from Sheffield, as the winner of the national Isolation Artwork Competition for young artists during lockdown with her painting titled Brewing. Abigail’s winning artwork alongside the other seven shortlisted artists can be viewed as part of a virtual art exhibition here. Brewing is a self-portrait which shows Abigail drinking a cup of tea in the bath, two things she says she has found comforting during lockdown. She...
London Art Week 2020 Launches With Digital Platform

Life & CultureLondon Art Week 2020 Launches With Digital Platform

London Art Week is launching with a new online platform for Summer 2020. London Art Week Digital will take place from 3rd – 10th July 2020, with a Private View on Thursday 2nd July. The format enables London Art Week to retain its unique community of international art dealers, auction houses, museums and sponsors, all working together in the creation of a special event online. London Art Week Digital has been created to augment the...
Tate Britain Announces Re-opening of Galleries on July 27th

Life & CultureTate Britain Announces Re-opening of Galleries on July 27th

Tate Britain has announced that all four of its galleries will be re-opening on July 27th after the coronavirus lockdown. Highlights of the revised programme will include Andy Warhol, Aubrey Beardsley and Steve McQueen. In a statement issues on June 30th, the Tate said: “We’re excited to let you know that all four of our galleries will be reopening on 27 July. “We’ve been working hard to welcome you back safely, so you’ll see a...
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