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Epiphany

Epiphany

Epiphany takes place on the 12th day of Christmas when two important events took place: the Three Kings gave gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to Jesus. The 2nd event is when St John the Baptist baptised Jesus. The celebration traditionally takes...

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Christmas: where it all comes from

Christmas: where it all comes from

Why do we give presents at Christmas? My opinion: I think that giving presents at Christmas represents the Three Kings giving gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus Christ. It's like whoever's giving you the present(s) is one of the Three Kings...

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Kristjana S Williams Workshop

Kristjana S Williams Workshop

A few weeks ago, my family and I went to an art workshop called Anachroquarianism at Outline Editions as part of London Design Festival. We met an illustrator called Kristjana Williams, who made ‘mash- ups’ inspired by Victorian engravings. ‘Mash-ups’...

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School of Fear

School of Fear

The reason I read 'School of Fear' was because it was the book for the next Nomad Books Book Club. However, it turned out to be one of the best books I'd read. School of Fear is a series of three books (so far) by Gitty Daneshvari. It's about four children...

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The Random Project by Sarah Hyndman

The Random Project by Sarah Hyndman

I took part in a project a few weeks ago. It was the Random Project. An exhibition of postcards inspired by random words. Sarah Hyndman is an artist who created a project - called the Random Project. For the Random Project,you would send her a number...

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Philip Haas Food Faces

Philip Haas Food Faces

A few weeks ago, my mum, Max and I went to see the Philip Haas Food Faces exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Philip Haas was inspired by Archimboldo to create The Four Seasons. The exhibition was outside and free and easy to get to. Beforehand, we...

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The Olympic Journey

The Olympic Journey

A few weeks ago, my Mum, my brother and I went to the Olympics Exhibition at the Royal Opera House. We were guided through many rooms filled with Olympic history and ancient artefacts. We even saw a real Greek laurel wreath which was awarded to the winner!...

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Andy Warhol Exhibition

Andy Warhol Exhibition

A few weeks ago, my mum, my brother and I went to an Andy Warhol exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. This was the first exhibition of silk-screen prints from the Bank of America's collection including 80 works from the early 1960's to the mid 1980's....

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The Planets Live

The Planets Live

On Sunday, I went to see The Planets live conducted by Esa Pekka Salonen. He was very lively and made great sweeping movements. It was played by the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. For the first half, there was a presenter called Paul...

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