The UK’s Very First Trappist Ale Has Been Brewed

Henry VIII has a lot to answer for, but the lack of monastic brewing in Britain probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. Yet had the Tudor monarch not  decreed the Dissolution of the Monasteries, perhaps it would not have taken us until the 21st Century to get our first Trappist brewery. Still, better late than never. Monks at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire this week revealed their Tynt Meadow beer – the world’s first English Trappist Ale, on sale from today. Continue reading The UK’s Very First Trappist Ale Has Been Brewed

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This Model Turned Her Wrinkles Into Golden Art For A Turin Exhibition

Wrinkles may be a bit of a touchy subject for most people, but not for Hungarian model-turned-artist Andi Kacziba, who paints them gold and is showing them for the world to see in Turin, Italy. Continue reading This Model Turned Her Wrinkles Into Golden Art For A Turin Exhibition

The Return of the Past is the First-Ever Exhibition Devoted to Postmodernist British Architecture

In May, the UK’s government body Historic England granted listed status to 17 Postmodern buildings, including CZWG’s China Wharf, John Outram’s Judge Institute of Management Studies, and Jeremy and Fenella Dixon’s St Mark’s Road. For many, the induction was seen as a much needed validation of a style often noted for its ability to polarize opinion. A key moment in British architecture, the built products of Postmodernism are lauded as bold and innovative by its fierce defenders, and derided as dull and embarrassing by what is probably, unfortunately, a much larger majority. Continue reading The Return of the Past is the First-Ever Exhibition Devoted to Postmodernist British Architecture

New International Youth Festival for Aberdeen Unveiled

A new international youth festival for Aberdeen has been announced.

The Aberdeen International Festival of Youth Arts (AIFYA) follows the expected winding down of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF). Continue reading New International Youth Festival for Aberdeen Unveiled

The Festival of Spanish Theatre London Opens at John Lyon’s Theatre

For over five years, we have been bringing Spanish Theatre companies to London, to perform an exceptional mix of critically acclaimed productions.

Our programme includes performances, a series of talks and workshops and an education strand.

Plays are performed in Spanish with English surtitles, so anyone can enjoy an authentic experience of Spanish Theatre, regardless of their knowledge of the language. Read More via FestivalSpanishTheatre.

Represent Spring/Summer 2013 Collections

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One of the UK’s most exciting streetwear brands Represent has just dropped their SS13 range, and it is not one you’ll forget. They opted for the story book collection. By that I mean they have 4 different themed collections. They dropped the Speckle collection, Paradise collection, Acid collection & Kaleidoscope collection. The majority of the collection is all cut & sewn so it is nothing but the highest quality from them. Continue reading Represent Spring/Summer 2013 Collections