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Chinese New Year Celebrations In London

Londoners and visitors will find a taste of China in Londonís Chinatown and in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 25th January 2004. As well as tasty Chinese food from stalls and restaurants, there will be a cultural feast of dragon and lion dances, acrobatics, Peking Opera, martial arts and colourful costumes, lanterns and banners, marking the start of...

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Terry O'Neill: Celebrity

In a career spanning over 40 years, Terry O'Neill's name has become synonymous with the celebrity photographic portrait. This display, over four screens on the Balcony Gallery, contains a selection of forty of his most telling portraits, in both black-and-white and colour.

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Turner And Venice Exhibition - Tate Britain

Turner and Venice examines the importance of the Italian city in the work of J.M.W Turner who visited it three times during his lifetime - in 1819, in 1833 and in 1840 - spending a combined total of just under one month there. The first room of the exhibition shows Venice through the eyes of other artists, including Antonio Canaletto whose work...

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The Queen Meets Her Wartime Work Colleagues

During the Second World War, in 1945, a young lady called Elisabeth Windsor joined the ATS and went on a Cadre Course, No1 MTTC, Camberley on 24 February 1945 at the age of 18; she was registered as Second Subaltern Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, No. 230873.

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Giorgio Armani: A Retrospective

This autumn the Royal Academy of Arts will present the exhibition Giorgio Armani: A Retrospective in its new space at Burlington Gardens. Organised by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in cooperation with the Royal Academy of Arts, this major exhibition will explore the career of the internationally renowned fashion designer, Giorgio Armani....

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Hats and Handbags: Accessories From The Royal Wardrobe

A unique exhibition celebrating HM Queen Elizabeth IIís unique style is now on at Kensington Palace State Apartments until 18 April 2004. "Hats and Handbags: Accessories from the Royal Wardrobe" draws together 100 items of headwear, together with a selection of handbags and gloves, chosen by The Queen and her senior couturiers to complement her...

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Exhibition - Am I My Brotherís Keeper? Rescue in the Holocaust

This Exhibition, which started on 27th January, National Holocaust Memorial Day, the Jewish Museum in Finchley is entitled "Am I My Brotherís Keeper? Rescue in the Holocaust", it is a sensitive new exhibition focusing on Nazi Europe and why a few people were brave enough to risk their own lives to rescue others, what forms this rescue took, and...

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