Culture

By Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Nov 2020

Read between the lines as Tempus explores the 2020 Booker Prize shortlist

Launched in 1969, the Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK. Previous winners have included... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 06 Nov 2020

Written in the stars: Tempus explores the out-of-this-world travel trend of astrotourism

The stars have always been a source of inspiration to humanity and, as remote and digital working trends accelerate beyond our wildest predictions this year, there’s rarely been a... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 03 Nov 2020

Rising star Harry Lawtey puts his money where his mouth is in new banking drama, Industry

Since graduating from the Drama Centre London in 2018, actor Harry Lawtey has built an impressive CV. His various credits span television, film and theatre, with roles in ITV’s Marcella, Ne... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 13 Oct 2020

Entertainment Mindframe founder Adaire Byerly reveals what the creative mind could tell us about business leadership

It was during her decade-long modelling career that Texas-born Adaire Byerly first realised there was a problem in the fashion and entertainment industries. Experiencing a culture of “ruthlessne... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 15 Sep 2020

The Singapore Grip’s breakout star Georgia Blizzard on filming JG Farrell’s satirical period drama

Rising star Georgia Blizzard is an Australian actor who has recently moved to London to pursue a career here after graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. With roles in Marve... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 13 Jul 2020

Flowerbx founder Whitney Bromberg Hawkings on the challenges of keeping her business blooming in lockdown

Flowerbx founder Whitney Bromberg Hawkings will never forget the moment she thought her hard work building her upmarket flower delivery company had been for nothing. It was the day after Mother’... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 09 Jul 2020

Bond Street’s Opera Gallery launches art matchmaking service after reopening with a new masterpiece exhibition

After closing three months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, London's Opera Gallery reopened on 4 July with a new exhibition featuring contemporary art from famed contemporary artists Damien Hi... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 08 Jul 2020

London’s historic Somerset House will reopen part of its arts centre to visitors

Somerset House, London’s working arts centre, is reopening part of its site to visitors on Thursday 16 July after a period of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The areas that will be open... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 07 Jul 2020

£1.57 billion support package announced to safeguard theatres and the arts

UK Government announces £1.57 billion support package to protect theatres and “Britain’s world class cultural arts and heritage institutions” during coronavirus pandemic. ... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Jun 2020

Paper Nations launches new writing project to amplify the voices of writers around the UK

Creative writing incubator Paper Nations has launched a new project to support and amplify the voices of unheard writers across the UK. The Great Margin is calling out to writing g... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2020

The art of isolation: we speak to the artists and galleries finding ways to bring great works into our homes

Pablo Picasso once said the role of art is to “wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. The Spanish painter, sculptor and changemaker was born in Malaga in 1881, raise... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jun 2020

How the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s transition to digital has proved a triumph of adaptability and creativity

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has long been a fixed point in the British calendar. The world’s greatest garden show, it marks the start of summer for many of us and, with a growing 157,000 vi... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

How virtual private members’ club Grapevine is uniting to help key workers

Since its inception in 2019, Grapevine’s mission has been to be a private members’ club with a difference. Founded by Panda Christie, the fully virtual club is a t... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

Five of the best US virtual museum tours for your international culture fix

Continued efforts to lockdown against Covid-19 might have put all our travel plans on hold for the foreseeable future, but thanks to these American museums there’s nothing to stop a virtual hop ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 May 2020

UK artist Magnus Gjoen is inviting fans to create their own masterpieces in lockdown

Artist Magnus Gjoen is inviting fans in the UK to create their own masterpieces while in lockdown, using printed versions of some of his most celebrated works. Gjoen’s Art Therapy... Read More

By Tempus | 06 May 2020

Join Ruby Wax in a guided meditation with Penguin Live and Embassy Gardens

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts on 18 May, comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax is hosting a free guided meditation session in partnership with Penguin... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Apr 2020

Mayfair’s Maddox Gallery to raise £1million for the NHS through virtual art sales

Mayfair-based Maddox Gallery is set to raise millions to benefit the NHS with a month of virtual charity sales. The contemporary art gallery, founded by creative director Jay Rutland, raised more than... Read More