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How racist is Britain today? What the evidence tells us

SOURCE: https://theconversation.com/how-racist-is-britain-today-what-the-evidence-tells-us-141657 When seeking to get a picture of the inequality and social injustice faced by black and minority ethnic groups in the UK, a good place to start is the government’s own figures). It’s starkly […]

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The UK Music Industry’s Future | 5 Reasons to be Cheerful

SOURCE: https://www.icmp.ac.uk/blog/uk-music-industrys-future-5-reasons-be-cheerful As we approach the one year anniversary since the start of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown, it’s certainly been a challenging time for many of us, particularly within the music industry.  However, despite […]

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Why Theatre Will Recover from COVID-19

SOURCE: https://www.theskinny.co.uk/theatre/interviews/why-theatre-will-recover-from-this-crisis Think theatre might struggle to recover from COVID-19? It’s made quite a few comebacks before. We investigate when theatres went dark in the past, and what – or who – turned the lights […]

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The hottest wellbeing trends of lockdown revealed

SOURCE: https://www.t3.com/news/the-hottest-wellbeing-trends-of-lockdown-revealed Box breathing? Crystals? Spin? These are the trends that everyone’s been googling Pandemic life means a lot of our usual hobbies are off-limits, and many of us have more empty down-time than usual. […]

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Bafta TV Awards 2021: Winners and nominees in full

SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-56903795 Here is the list of winners and nominees in the main categories at this year’s Bafta Television Awards, which were held on Sunday. Leading actress WINNER: Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You – BBC […]

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Where will innovation in architecture come from next?

SOURCE: https://www.archpaper.com/2020/07/material-innovation-in-architecture-come-from-next/ Now more than ever, architecture is in need of innovation. The pandemic has made us fundamentally rethink the functioning of our cities, public spaces, buildings, and homes. Meanwhile, the recent Black Lives Matter and racial justice protests […]

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Hayward Gallery

SOURCE: https://www.britainexpress.com/attractions.htm?attraction=936 Part of the Southbank Centre complex, the Hayward Gallery hosts contemporary and modern art in a striking 20th-century concrete building. The Hayward Gallery is one of several major art venues on the South […]

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ICA History

SOURCE: https://archive.ica.art/about/history Available now in the ICA Bookshop: Institute of Contemporary Arts: 1946-1968, by Gregor Muir & Anne Massey – a detailed examination of this extraordinary period, illustrated with rare and previously unseen items from the ICA […]

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HISTORY OF TATE MODERN

SOURCE: https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/history-tate/history-tate-modern In December 1992 the Tate Trustees announced their intention to create a separate gallery for international modern and contemporary art in London. The former Bankside Power Station was selected as the new gallery […]