PUBLISHED: 10:37 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:37 17 August 2018 Caroline Culot Inside The Ivy Brasserie in the building formerly housing the Gap store in London Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Copyright: Archant 2018 The Ivy Norwich Brasserie officially opens on Tuesday having transformed a historic building into an opulent, Art Nouveau styled restaurant. But what was the thinking behind this luxurious look and how can inject some glamour into your own home? Inside The Ivy Brasserie in the building formerly housing the Gap store in London Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe Ivy Brasserie in the building formerly housing the Gap store in London Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYThe new Ivy Norwich Brasserie brings style and sustenance to the city centre, the latest in the Ivy Collection which takes historic buildings and transforms them into elegant eateries. Interestingly, what many people are talking about is how the new restaurant looks, as well as the food … [Read more...] about How to add glamour in your home and create opulent interiors inspired by the new Ivy Norwich Brasserie
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ITV Report 14 June 2018 at 4:01pm The Biggest Event in England in 2018 Great Exhibition of the North WHAT IS IT? 80 days of exhibits, live performances, displays of innovation and new artworks. The exhibition will tell the story of the north of England and how its innovators, businesses, artists and designers have shaped our present and are inspiring our future. DATES: A three-month celebration which starts on Friday 22 June and finishes on the weekend of the Great North Run, Sunday 9 September 2018. TIMINGS: Daily, 10am – 6pm (times may vary at selected venues) *On 22 June, the hubs, trails and venues will open for the first time from 13:00 – 21:00, culminating in an opening event taking place on NewcastleGateshead Quayside that night. LOCATION: The Exhibition will be hosted in NewcastleGateshead, on behalf of northern England. Visitors will begin their journey at one of three iconic venues – Great North Museum, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Sage … [Read more...] about Your guide to the Great Exhibition of the North 2018
Peterborough Artists’ Open Studios (PAOS) returns next month with a promise to be bigger and better than ever before, as it marks its 18th year of celebrating the creative talents of local artisans across the city. PAOS members will be showcasing various arts and crafts in their homes, studios, gardens, community hubs and even garden sheds for the public to enjoy. All exhibitions are free entry with no obligation to purchase but an opportunity for visitors to win £100 to spend on art, with our prize draw.Art lovers from far and wide will have more artists and venues to see during Open Studios 2018 with an incredible 108 artists exhibiting at 46 venues. Group venues and new venues this year include the Yarrow Gallery in Oundle, Passiflora’s in Crowland, the Undercroft in Hampton, The Broadway theatre, Peterborough Cathedral Visitors’ Centre, Puzzles bar and the Thistle Drive Community Centre in Stanground.Jackie Hall, PAOS chair said: “The Peterborough … [Read more...] about Local artists get ready to showcase their work all across Peterborough
People with an artistic flair or an eye for architecture are being invited to a new summer event in Swadlincote. The Swadlincote Art and Architecture Trail is to take place in the South Derbyshire town on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Organisers said the aim of the event is to strengthen the local artistic community and find "interesting and creative solutions" to the lack of space for artists to exhibit in Swadlincote. Artists of any media are being sought, including painting, photography, pottery, glass, wood, metal, textiles, printing, sculptures, music, dance, drama, poetry and comedy. Organisers will also be focusing on the architecture and history of Swadlincote as part of the event. Venues along the High Street have offered to display the artists' work over the weekend as well as the town hall and Sharpe's Pottery Museum. Chris Baldwin, of William Allitt School, has offered to help by co-ordinating musicians over the weekend, who will be situated throughout the High … [Read more...] about Fancy getting your art showcased at summer event in Swadlincote?
Jodie Whittaker will soon be the first female star of Doctor Who, a role that will finally make her as a leading lady after a decade of supporting turns in shows such as ITV’s Broadchurch, where she played the mother of a murdered 11-year-old, and films including Attack the Block, Venus and St Trinian’s. But first there is Journeyman, a searing British drama that sees Whittaker starring alongside Paddy Considine as a woman fighting to save her marriage in the aftermath of her boxer husband’s traumatic brain injury. Filmmaking triple-threat Considine’s follow-up to the acclaimed drama Tyrannosaur, about an unlikely friendship sparked amid self-destruction and trademark Britflick misery, Journeyman is comparatively more of a crowd-pleaser, but equally rooted in emotional strife. Considine, who both wrote and directed the film, is middleweight boxing champ Matty Burton, a man with his eyes on retirement until a collision on the head obtained in the ring leaves … [Read more...] about Jodie Whittaker on The Journeyman, fan art and life before Doctor Who