A lost weekend in North Yorkshire - travel inspiration

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At half term the intrepid Curate Events team took the train from Kings Cross to Skipton, North Yorkshire. Just 2 and a half hours later after collecting a car from the lovely people at Skipton Car Hire we arrived in the beautiful village of Malham.

A hearty meal at the Listers Arms Hotel set us up for our walk the next morning.

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A 3 hour circular walk taking in Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet`s Foss was a welcome antidote to the hustle and bustle of London life. The burger van carefully parked half way helped keep the teenage team members spirits up too!

Stunning scenery taken in, we headed back to the cosy bar at The Listers Arms and spent another night in this gorgeous hotel. All highly recommended by teenagers and parents alike !

240 Artworks Annual Exhibition

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Very proud to be hosting this wonderful event again this year. All sale proceeds go straight back to the artists who are vulnerable adults. Come and support them. More details of the wonderful work done by 240 Project here and more details on the beautiful St Peters church here

Please note RRGallery is now the Curate Art Space

Greece re-imagined on the Cote d`Azure

If you are tired of sunbathing whilst in the beautiful South of France there is a wonderful reconstruction of an ancient Greek villa in Beaulieu sur mer. Villa Kerylos was created by Theodore Reinach, an archaeologist and French statesman. Curate Events highly recommends a visit......

Exhibition news Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
British Museum
25 May – 13 August 2017
Looking forward to seeing this new exhibition
Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa (or the Great Wave as it is colloquially known) is perhaps the most internationally recognisable example of Japanese printmaking in the world. However, it is in fact one of a series of 36 views of Mount Fuji, and is not nearly as famous as its counterpart Clear Day with a Southern Breeze (Red Fuji) in Hokusai’s native Japan.

In what is the first major UK exhibition to explore the last 30 years of the artist’s life, this pair of important prints from the British Museum collection (the former was acquired with Art Fund support in 2008) will be shown alongside significant loans, including two magnificent painted ceiling panels from Hokusaikan and a depiction of the Red Shoki (or demon queller) from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The display will be rotated half way through the show’s run in order to preserve the delicate nature of many of the works and also offers a chance to see over 100 pieces in total.
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Hockney in London

So The Bradford Boy has done very well. Amazing exhibition at Tate Britian. 60 years worth of David Hockneys eye popping, colourful work. It is not as ominous as it sounds. The architecture and lifestyle of 1970`s Los Angeles to the timeless Yorkshire Wolds are captured in acrylic and video. There is a real mixture of medium but Hockneys way of seeing the world remains the same, a sense of wonder and innovation runs throughout the rooms in this fantastic retrospective, see it all together whilst you can

Hockney at Home - Salts Mill

It is always a treat to pop into Salts Mill and see a few Hockneys. Far from the maddening crowds at  Tate Britain

Enjoy !

Newly located Design Museum doesn`t disappoint

After several years of waiting for The Design Museum to move nearer to  Curatevents we were thrilled to visit and see the wonderful renovation of the former Commonwealth Institute by John Pawson.  On a rainy February day it was great to witness the transformation of this iconic building and learn a little more about the history of design. A stroll through Holland Park to High Street Kensington can be rounded off nicely to this new mecca to the design minded.

Bronte Country

Only two and a half hours from London, we arrived in style in Bronte Country on the Worth Valley Railway, the golden age of steam in God`s Own County

So much to see and do in one small village, Bronte Parsonage where the three Bronte Sisters were brought up, the Black Bull where Branwell may have had a pint or two. Can`t blame him if it was Timothy Taylors !

Eventhough it was February we still managed a walk to the beautiful Bronte Waterfall, one shop which caught our eye, it used to be the Old Apothecary, where Branwell bought his opium has been rebranded and restocked with some great gift ideas The Curiosity Society. Well worth the trip back home for Curate Events founder !