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Turning stigma into a source of inspiration

Exclusive report by Gabriella White   ENGLAND’s first ever film festival for mental health took place this summer on 15th June 2011 in South Shields in Tyne and Wear. MP for the region David Miliband shared a special message with the audience as the festival commenced. The event was also supported by Northumbria University and actor Tim Healy. Showcasing three short films directed by film-producer Graeme Smith, himself a...

Stolen artwork at last weekend’s Glastonbury was worth £2000

Published during this year’s Glastonbury Festival news 3rd July 2011  Somerset’s finest art photographer Barry Cawston valued his 20ft panoramic photograph at a minimum value of £2000, the Culture Corner has just been told. The internationally-renowned fine art photographer from Axbridge in Somerset was excited to be exhibiting two of his favourite art works at this year’s Festival for all to see over the course of this...

20ft Art Work Stolen at this Year’s Glastonbury Festival

Published during this year’s Glastonbury Festival news 30th June 2011  Fine art photographer Barry Cawston’s art work, showcasing in the Dance Field about the celebration of crowds living the Glastonbury experience has been stolen at the festival’s finale weekend last Saturday. The internationally-renowned fine art photographer from Axbridge in Somerset was excited to be exhibiting two of his favourite art works at this year’s Festival for all...

Summer Solstice and 125 years of Wimbledon

Gabriella White Reporting from Henman Hill at SW19 Arriving at Springfields tube stop, that notorious hot London underground air blew my hair up to the tip of carriage roof as I debarked and headed for the stairs; the breeze adding a refreshing diversion to my journey in a suburban tropical kind of way. It was a hot, wet, thundery day in Wimbledon at this point. A little late in...

Proud to be British: the Royal Wedding April 29th 2011

  I was born and raised in a country home in the North of England where Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons, later to become the Queen Mother, enjoyed a cup of tea at the 23rd February 1939 ceremony with her husband George VI when they opened the tennis courts and sports pavilion opposite. I feel contented to be watching today’s Royal Wedding from a house that has royal...

All in the Name of Art – News Critique on the Berlin protests April 2011

Berlin, one of the world’s capitals famous for its culture, art, alternative scene and diverse freedom ever since the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 is making history again. When I visit Berlin my senses are filled with sheer bohemia. Artists bustling around, smoke-filled studios, open doors, narrow, yet tall corridors which echo throughout, even when you whisper… An intense...