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Marché Pop in Paris 2019


Monday 15 July 2019

The summer holidays can be all about excess and treats as we unwind on a break away from work and responsibilities. However, the new attraction Marché Pop in Paris is here to show that we can be healthy and fulfilled a little closer to home. T

Nuits aux Invalides 2019 : Lutetia, 3000 Years of Stories


Monday 15 July 2019

One of the things that Paris does really well with its art and culture is the way it can transform buildings and spaces. It isn’t enough to put on a gallery show or hold a small festival somewhere. Instead, every consideration is given to maximising the

POISSON LUNE: THE MUST-VISIT TERRACE OF THE PALAIS DE LA PORTE DORÉE


Monday 01 July 2019

Parisians that have been to Palais de la Porte Doree recently won't have failed to notice that there has been a little transformation. A wooden sign reading Poisson Lune directs visitors into a magical new world full of incredible sights, smells

Inside Opera : an immersive journey in the footsteps of the Phantom of the Opera


Tuesday 25 June 2019

Have you ever been in an old theatre and thought that you heard footsteps on the stairs, or that there were unexplained shadows in the rafters? Some old theatres and opera houses inspire these feelings with their architecture and history. Few do so more than t

FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019


Thursday 13 June 2019

This June, more eyes than ever before will be on women’s football. There is an ongoing fight for women’s sport to achieve the same level of respect and representation as that played by men. Football is one discipline where female players are steadi

Hammershoi, The Master of Danish Painting


Monday 10 June 2019

The name Hammershoi is one that many art lovers may not be familiar which, although he has been dubbed the Vermeer of the 20th century. It may be his nationality and era that is to blame here. To early in the 20th century to make it into contemporary showcases

The Oceania exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly


Friday 07 June 2019

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Cook’s voyages to the region known as Oceania. For centuries, the cultures and people of these island nations remained unknown to the western world. These journeys of discovery highlighted civilisations that were

Madame de Maintenon at Palace of Versailles


Tuesday 28 May 2019

​The Palace of Versailles has been home to a number of kings and queens throughout its history. Many left a prominent mark on the palace through the artwork and items they brought to their own quarters of the building. This was true for M

European Museum Night 2019 in Paris


Wednesday 15 May 2019

Some people in Paris are born night-owls. The ones that take strolls through the city after the sun goes down, drink coffee in late night cafes and work on projects in their studios until 3 am. Creative types aren’t always morning people. They often feel

The Taste of Marie Leszczynska at the Palace of Versailles


Monday 06 May 2019

The crown princess Marie Leszczynska is a figure that isn't so well known in France today. Yet, she was one of the longest reigning queens. The wife of Louis XV, she resided in the Palace of Versailles for 42 years. Over this time she transformed the build