The importance of Cultural Heritage

Last night I was writing about museums and the very real possibility that we are entering a new Dark Age. By this I mean an age when a son can not do what his father can do. I wasn’t taught Latin at school by my father was so I am cut off from my classical …

Visit a museum in Strasbourg: Museum of Fine Arts — Strafari

Five centuries of painting in Europe The Museum of Fine Arts is located on the upper level of the Palais Rohan, which also houses the Museum of Decorative Arts and the Museum of Archaeology. Designed like a grand Parisian manor – or “hôtel particulier” – the Palais Rohan was built for Cardinal de Rohan-Roubise, Prince-Bishop […] …

Time for a holiday (or something like that). — writingandbreathing

It’s that time of year again:  the university and school year has ended, Parliament has risen, and offices are half empty. Paris, we are told, is like a ghost town, as just about everything closes for the month whilst Monsieur and Madame bundle their enfants and chien into the voiture and head off to somewhere […] …

Trying out Mana Spa – Coventry — Writing into the Ether

I had such a decadent day, friends. It has been one of the most soothing and reinvigorating afternoons ever. There’s nothing quite like taking an afternoon off and trying something new… Especially if that something new happens to be a spa. My friend and I decided to sync up our diaries and treat ourselves to… Trying …

Belgrade Theatre to reopen its doors on 17 May —

The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – the UK City of Culture for 2021 – today announces that its doors will fully reopen to the public on 17 May – the first day that the government’s roadmap allows – with socially distanced audiences able to enjoy Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw in John Godber’s April in Paris, […] …

New Visitor Information Centre Opens — Coventry Society News

Further to our report in February the new visitor information centre at Coventry Railway station is now open and ready to welcome visitors to the City of Culture. A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station to help The futuristic pod on Station Square will provide help with information about […] …