PUBLISHED: 10:17 19 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:18 19 July 2018 Liam Coleman The Flaming Lips will headline Kaleidoscope Festival at Alexandra Palace on Saturday. Photo: George Salisbury George Salisbury/Kaleidoscope Festival Alexandra Palace is to welcome a new music and arts festival this weekend headlined by psychedelic American rockers The Flaming Lips. The Flaming Lips will headline Kaleidoscope Festival at Alexandra Palace on Saturday. Photo: George Salisbury Kaleidoscope promises something “different at every turn” as for the first time in 30 years the park and palace will be open for a festival. People will be able to explore the nooks and crannies of the palace on Saturday (June 21) with some parts opened up to the public for the first time. The Flaming Lips will headline the day festival, and over the last three decades few bands have been so brave, brilliant, and so fantastically strange as the Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots rockers. From their beginnings … [Read more...] about Preview: The Flaming Lips to headline first festival at Alexandra Palace and park in 30 years
PUBLISHED: 08:26 13 July 2018 Caroline Culot Cliff House, Mundesley, for sale. Pic: www.watsons-property.co.uk If you have driven or walked through Mundesley, you can’t fail to have noticed this mysterious residence in an elevated position overlooking the sea. But few know the history behind it. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Cliff House, Paston Road, for sale for a guide price of £625,000. Cliff House, Mundesley, for sale. Pic: www.watsons-property.co.uk This is a house which you notice because it sits majestically at the highest point of the village, as you go through Mundesley, with its side windows facing out to the sea. Believed to date from 1830, this late Georgian home boasts a cobblestone exterior and was built for Francis Wheatley, a vice admiral of the coast, who ran his own business importing coal in the mid 19th century when Mundesley was a small port importing coal and timber which was unloaded on the beach below. Wheatley had a timber … [Read more...] about Just what is the secret about this house of mystery for sale on the cliff in Mundesley?
PUBLISHED: 08:00 16 June 2018 Caroline Culot Properties have gone up dramatically in price in places like Burnham Overy Staithe. Photo: John Knights Your home has gone up by, on average, £62,000 in Norfolk and £64,000 in Suffolk over the past five years according to new data just published. Take a look to see if your area is showing a yearly increase and also see how much more it costs to rent a home where you live compared with a year ago. Homeowners in East Anglia have seen the average price of their properties go up by just over £60,000 in the last five years. In Norfolk, overall, house prices have gone up by 5.7 per cent over the past year, more than the average national rise of 3.9 per cent, new figures show. In Suffolk the average property price has actually gone down since April by 1.5 per cent, but went up overall over the past year by 2 per cent. The Office of National Statistics data drills down the figures to local authority areas. It shows North … [Read more...] about Has the price of your house gone up in the past year?
PUBLISHED: 09:31 15 June 2018 | UPDATED: 09:31 15 June 2018 Caroline Culot Parson's Mede, Yelverton. Pic: Cat Scoles for www.jackson-stops.co.uk See inside this bungalow designed by a German POW which has a fish pond INSIDE the living room. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Parson’s Mede, Church Road, Yelverton, near Norwich; for sale for £825,000. Parson's Mede, Yelverton. Pic: Cat Scoles for www.jackson-stops.co.uk This single storey house was built in 1982, designed by a man described as one of life’s real characters, the late Heinrich Wilhelm Wessel, who was very well known in the village of Yelverton, so much so that people still refer to Parson’s Mede as ‘Harry’s house.’ Heinrich, or Harry as he was known by locals, was believed to be a German POW during the second world war and stayed in the UK, marrying and settling down in Yelverton, just south of Norwich. He was very community spirited, attending many local … [Read more...] about Modern bungalow near Norwich with fish pond INSIDE on sale for £825,000
PUBLISHED: 15:01 13 June 2018 | UPDATED: 15:30 13 June 2018 Robyn Darbyshire Hitler visiting the degenerate art exhibition in munich, 1937. (picture: The Wiener Library) Archant The Wiener Library explores Nazi Germany’s suppression of ‘degenerate’ artists and stories of displaced Jews arriving before the war. max slevogt, der panther, 1931. (picture: The Wiener Library) Eighty years ago the Britain rejected Nazi Germany’s campaign against ‘degenerate’ art with a groundbreaking London exhibition. In 1938, the New Burlington Galleries displayed a selection of German modern art in its defence – a direct response to the degenerate art exhibition staged by the Nazis in Munich in 1937. Although many of the artworks were innoffensive landscapes or abstract modern pieces, they were described as ‘sick’ and ‘insulting’ by the Nazis. The Munich exhibition displayed works by artists including Ernest Ludwig Kirchner, with … [Read more...] about 80 years on: Defending ‘degenerate’ art from Nazi Germany’s campaign