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"It's so grand": Theatre masters dreamthinkspeak on life in Blackpool's famous Winter Gardens

Taking Blackpool’s listed 19th century Winter Gardens as their home, dreamthinkspeak’s new work features a woman who spends 50 years living in the old building.

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Another side of the enigma: David Bowie's tour photographer on a new exhibition featuring unseen portraits

Denis O'Regan was David Bowie's long-term tour photographer. A new tour of 40 of his photos, including many unseen shots, shows Bowie in stadiums, deserts and inspecting an artificial eye.

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Public appeal launched to keep 18th century china and huge vase in museum collection

Some of the most striking china ever produced in Britain could be lost from public collections if a fundraising bid fails, organisers at the Coalport China Museum are warning.

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Ceramic Art York 2016: Ten British studio ceramicists to watch out for

Here's ten studio potters to look out for at Ceramic Art York, the three day selling fair on September 9 and 10 featuring some of the most talented makers of British studio ceramics working today.

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A dozen delightful designs: Twelve of the best classic creations at London's Design Museum

From the Apple iMac G3 and a 1980s Dyson vacuum cleaner to an early Sony and a Vespa, the Design Museum is inviting its fans to choose from sponsoring 12 classics in a new campaign.

A photo of a man standing on a cliff wearing a huge fake beard in a bedwyr williams artwork

The Artes Mundi 7 six: Who's your winner from the finalists in this year's prize?

From Wales to Angola, work by six artists will be on show when the exhibition of the 2016 biennial opens at National Museum Cardiff later this year. The prize is worth a cool £40,000.

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More Lasting than Bronze: Seven commissions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

As this year's Edinburgh Art Festival begins, discover seven of the festival's commissions - described by the artists in their own words.

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Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A brooding presence in the peripheral vision frequently turns out to be a sculpted figure in Ryan Gander's combination of figurative and abstract elements from the collection, says Mark Sheerin.

A photo of crowds watching Florence and the Machine's The Odyssey film on a big screen at Latitude Festival 2016

The Odyssey: Florence Welch on the film accompanying Florence & the Machine's How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful album

Created with Director Vincent Haycock, Florence and the Machine's film, The Odyssey, is a seven-part accompaniment to the band's third album - and, she says, about a car crash of a relationship.

A photo of a bronze sculpture of England's World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore

"He emanated grace": Bobby Moore's daughter on her father and creating a "beautiful, significant" artwork to celebrate the 1966 World Cup

Bobby Moore's daughter, Roberta, on commissioning a sculpture of the World Cup-winning England captain.

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