THE first full English translation of the 400-year-old Latin medical casebook of Shakespeare’s son-in-law, the prominent physician John Hall (1575–1635), gives a new and rare insight into his career and the medical practises of the 17th
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Read our January 2019 newsletter, headlined by our overview of what's to come in 2020, including our editor's pick of early 2020 events so far added to the Culture Diary website itself by our members.
This is in addition to our usual selection of industry news, and welcomes to our latest registered organisations.
What does 2020 hold for you? We at the Culture Diary, embedded within the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, are gearing up for a year of cultural activity and huge UK campaigns including:
Martin Green CBE, former Chief Executive of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and Head of Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will curate, manage, and promote a UK-wide festival in 2022.
The major nationwide festival, backed by £120 million funding from government, was first announced in 2018. As a UK-wide celebration of the country's creativity and innovation, the festival will be designed in collaboration with the devolved administrations to showcase the best of our art, culture, heritage, design and technology sectors.
Royal Mail has released a set of stamps celebrating pioneering British video games from the 1980s and 1990s.
Video games are a vital part of the UK’s creative industries, contributing nearly £3 billion to the economy according to a 2018 British Film Institute (BFI) report.
DCMS launched the UK Games Fund in 2015, which provides grants up to £25,000 to designers and developers, enabling more games to be made and more talent to break into the industry. DCMS confirmed an extra £1 million for the fund last year, extending it until March 2021.
Coventry 2021 UK City of Culture has worked with The Weaver’s House and Uncommon Creative Studio to find a distinctive colour, dubbed 'Moving Blue'.
Whether its the dye used in the city’s medieval weaving trade, the colour of Coventry City’s shirts or the Blue Ribbon roundabout, Coventry's history runs blue. Coventry’s historic relationship with the colour will be brought to life across the course of this year with 366 properties and objects all being painted this particular shade.
The British Embassy in Moscow and Consulate General in Ekaterinburg are inviting bids for projects commencing in the financial year 2020/2021 that build on sustainable connections between British and Russian people across a variety of subjects including culture.
To submit your application, follow the instructions on the GOV.UK website. The deadline for project concept bids is 13:00 (MSK/UTC+3), 20 January 2020. Late submissions will not be accepted.
VisitBritain has refreshed its Events Are GREAT creative to highlight the UK as a leading destination for international business events.
New imagery targets meeting, incentive and event planners by highlighting the country’s world-renowned research and expertise, global travel connections, high quality infrastructure and range of venues and incentive experiences.