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Culture Vultures 15.10.20


Its the 15th October and it’s National mushroom day and World food day

Also on 16th October Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was born in Dublin, Ireland. Best known for his comedies including; The Importance of Being Earnest, and his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Question for the forum this week: What is your favourite Play by any writer.



THEATRE

Soccour Punch Theatre with Keep Calm, Camera On

The Little Theatres of Chelsea

By the early 20th century, Chelsea had become the artistic centre of London. In this tour, Dr Claudia Tobin will tell you about a little-known but important aspect of the area’s artistic legacy: the ‘Little Theatres of Chelsea. Leading up to and during the First World War, artists and writers moved to the area and a culture of experimental performance developed in makeshift theatres and studios.

MUSEUMS AND ART

A narrated virtual tour of the Waterhouse Gallery and Victoria Gallery

Five minute meditation of Ophelia amongst the flowers from the National

Gallery

A detailed discription of Chris Ofili's painting No Woman, No Cry At the Tate

NATURE

Wild LIVE! A new series of free monthly discussions hosted by The Wildlife Trusts' Chief Executive, Craig Bennett. Each month join a special guests to chat about some of the really important issues relating to wildlife, the natural world and environment - as well as answering any burning questions you might have.

First one is on 15 October. Click link below to book a place and find out more.

FESTIVALS

Liverpool Irish Festival 15 - 25 October

York literature festival. 17 October

Scottish international story festival 17 - 31 October

Thanks and see you next week

Corinne

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gillianjohnport
2020年10月19日

Thank you Corinne.

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Dave W
2020年10月16日

Just enjoyed the meditation from the National Gallery. Was lovely. Thanks Corinne as always. Really look forward to trying the suggestions

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nickymcgovern
2020年10月15日

Thanks for all you do Corinne, a wonderful blog!

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Gail
2020年10月15日

Lovely Corinne. Thank you 💜

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