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Tate Online – Turner

[pics and logo] One of the curators of the world’s largest collections of works by J.M.W. Turner, Matthew Imms, tells us about the artist’s continued popularity…

Tate Online

[pics and logo] Experience art from anywhere in the world via BT and Tate Online Tate Online’s front page Are you feeling culturally marooned? Are you…

Festival Frenzy

As I look out of the office window here in Berkshire, all I see is the drizzling nasty rain that pre-empts the English Bank Holiday. Forget…

South Africa Freedom Day Concert

“Many words have already been committed to print on Mr Mandela’s speech: he spoke at length, thanking all present both here and at Clapham Common in 1986 and reiterating many times the importance of global ‘brotherhood’. Reports of his demise and his lacking as a public speaker are greatly exaggerated.” Atoz (aka David Stock) reviews the South Africa Freedom Day Concert held in Trafalgar Square in April 2001.

WOMAD 2000

“‘World Music’ is reckoned to be the fastest growing genre in the music business, with sales booming in the High Street. If this is true then the three-day WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) Festival – now in its 11th year at Reading – has to take some of the credit.” David Stockton reviews the 2000 WOMAD.