Cultural & curious to dos around the country

Maybe you’re feeling the need for a culture fix, or perhaps you’re simply looking for something to do? Either way, I’ve rounded up a few fun events and exhibitions around the country for you to enjoy. There’s something for the art fan as well as all of the family. Here goes…  

5 cultural to dos

Cultural to dos around the uk

1. Painting the Modern Garden, London

See first hand the great artists’ interpretations of the garden, including masterpieces from Renoir and Cezanne, to Kandinsky, Matisse and more. We’ll be heading along for a little print inspiration. When: Daily, now until 20th April 2016 Where: Royal Academy of Arts, London Cost: £16/£17.60, free for children Discover more.   Cultural to dos around the uk

2. Magic Lantern Festival, London

A UK premier right in the heart of the ground of Chiswick House Gardens, this family friendly spectacle promises life size and giant lanterns in all manners of fauna and flora. Tickets have already been snapped up for this event so be quick if you don’t want to miss out. When: Evenings from 5pm. Now until 6th March, 2016 Where: Royal Academy of Arts, London Cost: From £16 Find out more.   Cultural to dos around the uk

3. Henry Moore's Sculptures, Hertfordshire

Visit the iconic sculptor’s former home, studios, and wander around the gardens to admire his renowned work surrounded by nature. When: 10am-5pm, Tuesday to Saturday (closed Mon-Sun). Where: The Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, Hertfordshire Cost: Adults £12, concessions £5-£10, Family of four £26, free for under 5s Find out more.   Cultural to dos around the uk

4. By the Book: Scottish women illustrators

An opportunity to see 19th and 20th century wonderland-like illustrations that helped bring books of the time to life, women to the forefront of industry, and their drawings to be seen art in their own right. When: Daily, now until 26th June, 2016 Where: National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh Cost: Free Visit the National Galleries website here.   Cultural to dos around the uk

5. Snowdrop Festival, Dorset

Choose from 3 or 5km walking routes to enjoy spotting the snowdrops and beautiful scenery as you go. There’s also snowdrop lantern making workshops – and a parade to show off all the hard work – plus wine tasting afternoons, because, well, why not? When: 12th-21st February, 2016 Where: Shaftesbury, Dorset Cost: Free to walk and see the snowdrops, £7.50 lantern making, £5 wine tasting; booking necessary. Discover more.   Something cultural happening near you? Let us know or even share a few snaps with us using @btreeclothing.   Clare's cultural to dos in the uk Image sources: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

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