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THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH… NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY MARKS 200th ANNIVERSARY OF WATERLOO WITH THE FIRST EXHIBITION ON THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON

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THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH… NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY MARKS 200th ANNIVERSARY OF WATERLOO WITH THE FIRST EXHIBITION ON THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON   The first gallery exhibition devoted to the Duke of Wellington will open at the National Portrait Gallery, to mark the 200th anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo in 2015, it was announced today (Wednesday 29 October…

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Sharing loneliness

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You know, I think it’s the not being able to explain with words that is the hardest thing. Trying to articulate emotions and feeling so others will gain some insight into why you say what you do or act the way you are, and failing, miserably. Sometimes, sitting in the living room, watching television, a need to talk comes over…

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GRAYSON PERRY: WHO ARE YOU?

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GRAYSON PERRY: WHO ARE YOU? 25 October 2014 – 15 March 2015, National Portrait Gallery, London Admission free Sponsored by Coutts A striking display of new works by artist Grayson Perry, interspersed among the nineteenth and twentieth century Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, will open on Saturday 25 October 2014. Focusing on the theme of identity, Grayson Perry’s new…

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Interview with Chris Simms – British Author

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He knew about his great-grandfather, Padraig. The giant navvy who, back in the late eighteen hundreds, had gathered enough money through bare-knuckle fighting to get his family out of the Manchester slum known as Little Ireland. – Sleeping Dogs Chris Simms has worked in airports, nightclubs, post offices and telesales centres. After travelling throughout the world, he settled near Manchester…

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Dr Brian May lends rare Victorian 3D photographs to Tate Britain

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Dr Brian May lends rare Victorian 3D photographs to Tate Britain Michael Burr The Death of Chatterton (red flowers) c.1861 photograph, hand coloured albumen prints on stereo card Collection Dr Brian May Astronomer and Queen’s guitarist, Dr Brian May has lent a rare collection of Victorian stereographic photographs to Tate Britain. They are featured in ‘Poor man’s picture gallery’: Victorian Art and Stereoscopic…

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So, you joined Twitter….. Now What?

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Everyone told you to join Twitter, so you did…. you mulled over the right name (which should really be your real name), and you created your account. hmmmmm Now what? Firstly you need to know what Twitter is. Twitter is a social network for everyone, available on your PC, mobile phone and tablet, where you add short sentences filled with…

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY UNVEILS NEWLY COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT OF BARONESS BOOTHROYD

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY UNVEILS NEWLY COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT OF BARONESS BOOTHROYD A newly commissioned portrait of the first, and only, female Speaker of the House of Commons, Baroness Boothroyd, has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, it was announced today (Monday 13 October 2014). Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery, it is the first painted portrait of Boothroyd to enter…

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