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02 December 2016 Sound and vision
This year of 2016 will be remembered for many reasons, but as it draws to a close it is worth recalling that it was the centenary year of the birth of the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin. Hephzibah and Yehudi Menuhin...
02 December 2016 Medieval manuscripts
You may have noticed that a certain film is currently wowing audiences worldwide. Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them is the first instalment in a new movie franchise written by J. K. Rowling, and takes its inspiration from her...
01 December 2016 European studies
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB), an academic conference was held earlier this month at the Association’s Central Office in London. Academics from both the UK and Ukraine considered various historical aspects...
01 December 2016 Untold lives
Come with me into the world of Victorian Vaudeville. Let me tell you the story of a poor London girl who achieved her dream of becoming a successful dancer, and then died. Eugenie Makepeace – publicity shot taken in New...
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