On tour with Game of Thrones in Malta

“For a seasoned fan, there is something special visiting these early shooting locations and standing in the footsteps of some of my favourite heroes and villains. In recent years with the expansion of serialised dramas onto streaming platforms, there has been a concerted effort to film in practical locations moving away from the reliance on green screen settings to add a certain authenticity to the productions. It marks a critical juncture in this form of entertainment creating a premium experience that demands authenticity in its appearance.” Continue reading On tour with Game of Thrones in Malta

American Air Museum: Imperial War Museum Duxford – Review

“Opened on the 1st August 1997, the American Air Museum located within the Imperial War Museum in Duxford is home to one of the best collections of US military aircraft on public display outside of North America. Since its formation as an annexe of the main Imperial War Museum location outside of London in 1977 it has built up and established one of the largest collections of US military aircraft in Britain. The American Air Museum was conceived in the 1980s to commemorate the role of US personnel who had fought in active combat during the Second World War and their presence in this country in that time.” Continue reading American Air Museum: Imperial War Museum Duxford – Review

The Science Museum After Lockdown: Small Steps Back To Normalcy.

“Being able to visit the Science Museum was a particular treat, its one I’ve visited on many occasions when I’ve travelled into the city and affords an opportunity to experience a broad spectrum of the scientific and technological history and direction of the nation. As such, that notion of missing out on a particular area of exhibit was entirely absent, its a familiar destination that could be used as a litmus test of sorts, to see how museums in London could operate safely in the current climate without sacrificing their main reason for being as an attraction to entertain and educate.” Continue reading The Science Museum After Lockdown: Small Steps Back To Normalcy.

Chihuly Exhibit 2019 – Kew Gardens, London

“An assortment of breath-taking and stunning blown glass art work awaited you throughout 2019 as the American artist Dale Chihuly brought an assortment of his most prestigious and exclusive works to Kew Gardens that ran from 13th April into the winter months. Visitors not only had the opportunity to visit and tour at their leisure during the day but towards the middle of the year a reserved expansion of the exhibit launched, Chihuly at night which afforded the opportunity to view and experience this artistry at dusk and night, lit up and on display providing a unique perspective to enjoy. Having enjoyed the marvel and spectacle of Kew at Christmas for the past three years, without a moment’s pause as an attraction and destination they have a proven record of hosting these exhibitions in such a unique and moving atmosphere.” Continue reading Chihuly Exhibit 2019 – Kew Gardens, London

Turner’s Modern World Exhibit – Tate Britain, London

“The history and collection of the great Romantic artist J.M.W Turner is on show with this new exhibition at the Tate Britain running from October into the Spring of next year. Already a home to a substantial collection of his portfolio, this new exhibit is a narrative of his life and style from his earliest works to his latter day compositions and many of the artists who were influenced and inspired by his direction. Fortuitous to be living through a transformation of the nation around him as the country emerged from a chaotic and turbulent chapter of the Industrial revolution, it is a remarkable journey to follow” Continue reading Turner’s Modern World Exhibit – Tate Britain, London

Palace of Holyroodhouse – Edinburgh, Scotland

“Today, the Palace sites besides the new and modern Holyrood Parliament building where the devolved administration sits deciding affairs of state. It’s a remarkable contrast of two distinct architectural styles that reflects the character of the city, this perfect amalgamation of old and new reflecting the tradition and growth of the Scottish capital. The Palace since the 16th century served as the residence for the Kings and Queens of Scotland and is today used for state occasions when the British Monarch resides in Scotland.” Continue reading Palace of Holyroodhouse – Edinburgh, Scotland