The tragic imagination in poetry

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Join us online as Andrew Calcutt introduces the first in a series of discussions, Ask the artist: what makes art 'work'?

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The novel lives!

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In the second of the 'Ask the Artist' series, novelist Kate Abley discusses the novel that inspired her.

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The Art of Composition: Gericault and Picasso

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In the next discussion in our ‘Ask an Artist' series, painter Dido Powell explains how she took inspiration from Gericault's The Raft of the Medusa and Picasso's Three Dancers.

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Morality and Hell: the power of Dante’s Inferno

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In the next discussion in our ‘Ask an Artist’ series, novelist Dolan Cummings talks about how Dante’s Divine Comedy inspired his second novel.

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Barb Jungr’s Musical Inspirations

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The Academy of Ideas Arts & Society Forum is delighted to announce a special pre-Christmas event in its series: Ask an artist: What Makes Art Work? Award-winning singer and writer […]

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What is the future of classical music in the UK?

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Can classical music survive Covid lockdowns, the decline of music education, funding cuts and charges of elitism? Join us for this panel discussion.

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The Point of Poetry

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Author Joe Nutt talks about the poetry he loves and why we need more poetry in our lives.

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The Art of Drink

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Dido Powell, artist, art history teacher and gallery tour guide, returns with a special Zoom tour on the subject of drink in art.

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Does classical music still matter?

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Musicologist and music historian Professor Marina Frolova-Walker in conversation with Mo Lovatt.

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