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Arts & Culture, Travel

On The Trail of David Hockney, East Yorkshire

On The Trail of David Hockney, East Yorkshire

Look at the incredible variety of grasses, look at the marvellous leaves; look at the colour. Isn’t it beautiful…pure joy. – David Hockney – No trip to Yorkshire should be complete without a visit to the Yorkshire Wolds, or Hockney Country, as it has now been termed. The David Hockney […]

by × November 13, 2012 × 2 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Salts Mill, Bradford

Salts Mill, Bradford

Salts Mill opened in 1853, 4 miles north of Bradford. Designed by Lockwood and Mawson, it ‘gleamed in glass and golden sandstone’ and was the brainchild of Titus Salt, a manufacturer, politician and philanthropist who had made his fortune in textiles. Salt believed it was his social duty to improve […]

by × November 12, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Leão

Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Leão

A recent visit to Liverpool led us to one of our favourite art galleries – the Walker  – housing a treasure trove of paintings and sculpture from the 13th century to the present day. The gallery is particularly strong in European Old Masters, British eighteenth-century art, Victorian painting and sculpture […]

by × May 18, 2011 × 2 comments