Press Releases

Mar 21, 2014 14:14 GMT Bury Council Lovers of wartime music are invited to a Forties Swing Night in aid of the Mayor of Bury’s charities.

An elephant journey from Mosha to Kiku

Mar 21, 2014 13:12 GMT Elephant Parade Chris Chun is an award-winning textile designer, so it is perhaps not surprising that his design for Kiku was inspired by an antique kimono fabric he bought in Japan.

Carlisle United fans to get 25% off with Virgin Trains

Mar 21, 2014 09:48 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin Trains are set to mark their arrival as main club sponsor with Carlisle United next season with a fantastic discount offer for Season Ticket holders on advance bookings of both Standard and First Class tickets.

Henri Matisse’s Profil bleu devant la cheminée (Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace) dated 1937, to be returned to art dealer Paul Rosenberg’s heirs.

Mar 21, 2014 09:00 GMT Henie Onstad Kunstsenter Although it is HOK’s unwavering position that both Niels Onstad, and subsequently HOK, acquired the painting in good faith, HOK has chosen to adhere to international conventions and return the painting to Rosenberg’s heirs, a decision for which the heirs express their deep appreciation.

Mar 20, 2014 23:49 GMT Keltic Clothing In celebration and support of National Poetry Month this April, emerging and seasoned poets can tap into a free online resource of poetry contests and competitions.

Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja

Mar 20, 2014 17:02 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway In the summer of 2013, the internationally acclaimed Norwegian fine-art photographer Mette Tronvoll shot a unique photo session with Queen Sonja at Verdens Ende, a seaside landscape at the southern edge of the Oslofjord. The result of their encounter is the series Mette Tronvoll: Portraits of Queen Sonja, now on display in the National Gallery.

Good things come in trees

Mar 20, 2014 15:24 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre is hosting an event to celebrate the Spring Equinox in March, aimed at people who want to nestle themselves in an afternoon like no other.

Indira – classroom lighting based on cutting edge research

Mar 20, 2014 12:19 GMT Fagerhult Fagerhult are now launching a specially designed classroom lighting system called Indira. Based on new research findings highlighting the importance of ambient light in the study environment, Indira is based solely on ambient lighting. Low-energy LED light sources create a brighter, more pleasant classroom – with significantly lower power consumption.

Anna-Lena Laurin composer in residence hos Camerata Nordica

Mar 20, 2014 11:32 GMT From Sweden Productions Camerata Nordica fyller under 2014 40 år. Orkestern har sedan 2011 varit i kontakt med den svenska komponisten Anna-Lena Laurin, något som redan resulterat i ett uruppförande av hennes konsert för flöjt, harpa och stråkar. Det är därför med glädje vi kan offentliggöra att Anna-Lena kommer att vara composer in residence för Camerata Nordica under säsongerna 2014-15 och 2015-16.

Call for volunteers

Mar 20, 2014 10:22 GMT Oslo Pride Today the volunteer manager of Oslo Pride, Bård André Bendiksen, calls on all old and new volunteers to sign up for EuroPride 2014 in Oslo.