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Tate Britain: British Art from 1500

Tate Britain: British Art from 1500
Pimlico: Victoria Line, 600 metres approx Vauxhall: Victoria Line, 850 metres approx Westminster: Jubilee, District and Circle Lines, 1,200 metres approx Route 87 stops on Millbank Routes 88 and C10 stop on John Islip Street Routes 2, 36, 185, 436 stop on Vauxhall Bridge Road.) Vauxhall 850 metres approx. Victoria 1,600 metres approx. The Tate Boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Britain and Tate Modern. Other river services run between Millbank Pier and Bankside Pier. Cycle Hire Docking Stations at Millbank (at Millbank House), Rampayne Street (by Pimlico Tube station), Vauxhall Bridge Road (Vauxhall Bridge end) and Regency Street. A drop off / pick up point is situated on Millbank, just outside the main entrance. There is limited pay and display parking in the streets around Tate Britain during weekdays.

TATE ETC. - Europe's largest art magazine Niklas MaakOur experience of visiting museums and galleries is traditionally characterised by the quasi-religious atmosphere: nothing is to be touched, one is rather quiet and reverent, nobody laughs, it is eerily still, nobody is allowed to talk loudly. However, in one of the historic illustrations – Hermann Schlittgen’s Kunst und Liebe (Art and Love) – which you, Charlotte, show in the beginning of your book, the museum is a place of intense physical experiences and overflowing desires – a romantic space of lived physicalities, lived desires. Charlotte KlonkYes. what to do this weekend Thank goodness for the four-day week, but still we cannot wait for the weekend and all the fun things we plan on getting up to! So if you’re stuck for things to do, read on for a serious dose of London inspiration. Soho Flea Market

Polymer Creations By Meredith Dittmar Using polymer clay, in addition to plexiglass, resin, spraypaint and fiberglass, Portland based artist Meredith Dittmar creates wonderfully composed sculpture pieces. Some of Meredith’s works are so great, you might mistake them for digital art. More by Meredith at her website or Flickr. Find this post useful? London Fashion Week 10 September 2014 London Fashion Week, 12-16 September is set to showcase some of the world’s leading fashion talent. Set over five days, the schedule is packed with shows, presentations, installations, showrooms, events and parties from the best and brightest names in the industry. What was once a trade event has now become a city-wide celebration, and with more ways than ever for the public to join in the festivities, there is no excuse not to get behind creative Britain. Live Streaming:

Dice Sculptures by Tony Cragg So this is definitely jaw dropper of the day. How impressive are these dice sculptures by Tony Cragg? Artist Tony Cragg recently unveiled the sculpture you see in the first 3 images Sherlock Holmes This year the Museum of London welcomes an exciting new exhibition, delving into the mind of the world’s most famous fictional detective; Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Asking searching questions such as who is Sherlock Holmes, and why does he still conjure up such enduring fascination, this major exhibition – London’s first on the detective since 1951 – will explore how Sherlock Holmes has transcended literature onto stage and screen and continues to attract huge audiences to this day. Going beyond film and fiction, visitors to the museum will be transported to the real Victorian London – the backdrop for many of Conan Doyle’s stories.

Battersea Pop-Up Park Enjoy the iconic views of Battersea and its ever changing surroundings as the Battersea Pop-Up Park gets into full swing at the world famous power station. Marking the last time that the public can enter the architectural marvel before building work begins, this final summer event promises to be the best so far. Spread over a massive seven weeks, the outdoor spectacular focuses on cinema and food. Brimming with street food stalls and high end, state-of-the-art-screens, visitors are guided towards the fun from the Chelsea Bridge Road by an innovative screen. Once inside, the crowds can settle down alongside the river or under the power station itself to enjoy fine food and film favourites, including the likes of The Wolf of Wall Street, Wayne's World, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Pulp Fiction. With a fully licenced bar and even live football coverage, this is a rare chance to make yourself at home in one of the capital's great landmarks.

Graffiti Tour Used the Time Out app on my phone to look for interesting things to do. Found this tour almost by accident. Managed to pay for a voucher, then when downtown on Saturday confirmed the booking for that afternoon also by phone. Simple and convenient. Stunners in the sky As London faces a barrage of bulky towers, with 230 tall buildings planned to shoot up across the city over the coming months, here are 10 of the capital's best examples of aiming high. They prove that big doesn't necessarily mean bad, and that not every tower has to be an icon, topped with a jaunty profile or dressed in a jazzy outfit to succeed. After calling out 10 of the worst offenders last week, here's our run-down of the top 10 model performers, in the hope that some lessons might be learned from their success. 10.

Visit us Entry is free (There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions) Opening times Last Friday of the month open until 22.30 for Lates, excluding December. The Museum is open every day, including Sundays and bank holidays, but closed 24-26 December. The Museum's step-free entrance is on Exhibition Road. Victorian Theatres Much of the following information has been gathered from Frederick and Lise-Lone Marker's in "A Guide to London Theatres, 1750-1880" in The Revels History of Drama in English, Vol. VI: 1750-1880 (1975). They, in turn, consulted H.

Tate Britain, Milbank. Pimlico Underground. Daily 10:00-18:00. Friday until 22:00. by raviii Jun 25