V&A’s pop-up shop Carnaby Street Revolution

| If you can remember the 1960s, you weren’t really there. | If you can’t remember the sixties or it was before you were born, why not go along to the new exhibition at the V&A museum in London to find out more? “You Say You Want A Revolution” is the first line of “Revolution” is a song by the Beatles, written by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney. The V&A has adopted it as the title for its’ latest exhibition which aims to will explore the era-defining significance and…

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Da Vinci drawings star in Swansea gallery relaunch

| The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea, Wales, has been modernised with a five-year, multi-million pound refurbishment, and is due to reopen at last on 15 October | The first pieces to be exhibited will be 10 priceless Da Vinci drawings from the 15th and early 16th centuries, loaned by the Royal Collection. On display from 15 October to 6 January the drawings, which form part of the Royal Collection, were originally bound in a single album that is thought to have been acquired by King Charles II in the 17th Century…

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Dubai to host world’s largest indoor theme park

| Is Dubai the new alternative to Orlando as the home of themed amusements? | IMG Worlds of Adventures is the first of four major theme parks due to open in the United Arab Emirates this year. Next will be Dubai Parks & Resorts, an integrated resort made up of three parks including Legoland Dubai; while a Fox-branded theme park, with attractions based on TV and film titles such as “Ice Age” and “The Simpsons”, is set to open in 2020. IMG Worlds of Adventures will the world’s largest indoor…

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