Tag Archives: England

Arresting people for begging clearly doesn’t work – so now Manchester is trying a new approach – I Love Manchester

Beg, get arrested, go to court, get fined, repeat. This is the pattern that vulnerable people across the country caught begging find themselves caught up in, all thanks to an archaic law called the Vagrancy Act. This 196-year-old law criminalises homeless … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade – in pictures 2012

Stilt walkers, bands, giant figures and more than 700 residents paraded through the Calder Valley town dressed in outfits created in a series of community workshops More: Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade – in pictures | Hebden bridge, Bike parade, Festivals … Continue reading

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Notting Hill Carnival: Who Started It?

Wyn Baptiste grew up in Notting Hill believing his dad Selwyn, a Trinidadian steel pan player who arrived in Britain in 1960 and was the first Chair of Notting Hill Carnival Committee, was the man who started Carnival. But the … Continue reading

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Banksy by Underdog Gallery

This was the image used for the last call for applications for Art Fair East 2017  for the major East of England international art fair. Source: Opportunity for regional artists to exhibit alongside world famous names | Banksy prints, Banksy … Continue reading

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Brazilian Drummers at Notting Hill Carnival 2019

Dendê music played is Samba-Reggae from Brazil. Dendê group formed in Hastings and another part meet in Poplar, London. Just a incredible vibrations endless heart beats Brazilian Bands were first introduced to Notting Hill Carnival in 1984 Their choreographed dance … Continue reading

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Clay Faces Twist and Warp on Human Bodies in Mixed-Media Film by Sam Gainsborough

Animation director Sam Gainsborough’s new mixed-media film contorts and melts characters’ faces, altering and shaping both how they see and how they’re viewed. Facing It depicts a man struggling with relationships to his family and friends, his social anxiety, and his … Continue reading

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193 – The Border Between the ‘Two Englands’ | Map, Uk history, England

  In Great Britain as in the US, two cultural sub-nations identify themselves (and the other) as North and South. The US’s North and South are quite clearly delineated, by the states’ affiliations during the Civil War (which in the … Continue reading

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Why Britain’s election won’t end the political chaos | The Economist

Britons are heading to the polls for the fourth time in five years. How has Britain gone from having one of the most stable political systems in the world to being derided as a political basket-case—and why won’t the chaos … Continue reading

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How It’s Made – Worcestershire Sauce

How Its Made Season 15 episode 5 Worcestershire Sauce

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Belonging : Patrick Murphy Artist, installation on Walker Gallery, Liverpool for Liverpool Biennial 

Belonging : Patrick Murphy Artist, installation on Walker Gallery, Liverpool for Liverpool Biennial Source: Belonging : Patrick Murphy Artist, installation on Walker Gallery, Liverpool for Liverpool Biennial

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