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UCLH: New email address

The details below are for people who have had their Cochlear Implant at University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Auditory Implant Office Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital 330 Grays Inn Road London WC1X 8DA Their email address … Continue reading

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Even More Magna Carta

A Church and a Cathedral As we’ve seen so far in my reviews of Magna Carta exhibitions, there are some common themes. A strong story emerges when institutions focus more on what they have (Society of Antiquaries, Hereford) than on trying … Continue reading

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More Magna Carta . . .

A Tale of Two Cathedrals  The Magna Carta trips keep coming . . . just like the numbers of copies themselves. There is no ‘original’ as such, only the four 1215 surviving ‘engrossments’ or original copies made simultaneously for contemporary … Continue reading

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The Magna Carta Peregrinations Continue

In this 800th anniversary year of Magna Carta, I have just been to a couple more of the the associated exhibitions, with the same friend each time (seeprevious post for review of Lincoln’s new display). I managed to catch the … Continue reading

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Access to History – The World of Magna Carta

Yesterday I visited the David P J Ross Magna Carta vault at Lincoln Castle – the new vault intended to display Magna Carta in a fitting home as a UNESCO Memory of the World document. I think that the building’s architects … Continue reading

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Subtitling Music

I’ve started with a contradiction in terms – and no, this post isn’t about subtitling song lyrics – that would be far too obvious. No, my theme tonight is quiz shows, namely two shows currently broadcast consecutively on BBC2 on Monday … Continue reading

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Kurt Jackson: River at the Horniman Museum, Christmas 2014

Kurt Jackson’s work captures a sense of place and of the essence of individual rivers: from the Thames, river of deep mud and slowly-moving history, to an path in Provence down an almost-dry riverbed, using both traditional media and multimedia installations. At … Continue reading

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