• Shakespeare’s money
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    We’ve a new free exhibition at the British Museum opening today – Shakespeare’s money and medals – this is a small exhibition in room 69a – a taster in a way to the bigger blockbuster British Museum event – Shakespeare: staging the world which starts on 19th July.  Come to the exhibition and find out what an Elizabethan playgoer…

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  • Shakespeare’s Restless World
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    There is a great new series Shakespeare’s Restless World on Radio 4 by Neil McGregor starting today – the idea is to talk about one object a day over twenty days – giving some of the context to Shakespeare’s life.    This is linked with the forthcoming must see exhibition at the British Museum –…

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  • Zoffany at the Royal Academy and the East India Company
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    If you can fight your way through the queues for the David Hockney show, I thoroughly recommend a visit to the exhibition Johan Zoffany RA Society Observed at the Royal Academy. Zoffany’s sometimes mischievous portraits of London society are bound to fascinate anyone with an interest in Georgian London. For me however, it is the…

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