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    Win a trip to the fascinating Bletchley Park, to get an insight into the once top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers.

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    With summer in full swing, we’ve rounded up Britain’s best pools for a spot of outdoor swimming!

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    We caught up Will Bower, Managing Director of the Selfie Factory, ahead of the launch of the UK’s first made for Instagram exhibition in Brighton. We discussed his inspirations, escapism, and how selfies may be able to promote confidence and happiness.

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    We're offering a lucky Culture Calling reader the chance to swap their next friendly film night for something a bit more epic, with a trip to a stunning open-air cinematic venue to enjoy a classic film and some bubbles under the evening sky!

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    Learn about the intense orchestration and political manoeuvring behind King Henry VIII marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, in a new play “The Court Must Have a Queen” performed at Hampton Court Palace over the summer!

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    You've booked your flights, bought a bikini, but have you picked your all important summer read? If not, don't panic! From dystopian thrillers to romantic novellas, we've rounded up the best books to read on your summer holidays!

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A Guide to Summer Films

As the heat wave ranges on, spend a bit of time indoors with these hot films!

Win an Open Air Cinema Experience!

We're offering a lucky Culture Calling reader the chance to swap their next friendly film night for something a bit more epic, with a trip to a stunning open-air cinematic venue to enjoy a classic film and some bubbles under the evening sky!

Win a visit to Bletchley Park for two!

Win a trip to the fascinating Bletchley Park, to get an insight into the once top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers.

Bird is the Word: The UK’s Best Birdwatching Spots

From flamingos to ospreys, puffins to swans, there’s plenty of species of winged wildlife for hawk-eyed birdwatchers to see in UK!

Summer at Brooklands Museum!

Rev up your summer holiday with all things aviation and motor sport!

Tacita Dean at Henry Moore Studios & Garden

Join artist Tacita Dean at Henry Moore Studios & Gardens for a special screening of Ideas for Sculpture in a Setting (Diptych)

Top 5 Lidos and Outdoor Pools

With summer in full swing, we’ve rounded up Britain’s best pools for a spot of outdoor swimming!

Do It for the Gram: An Interview with Will Bower

We caught up Will Bower, Managing Director of the Selfie Factory, ahead of the launch of the UK’s first made for Instagram exhibition in Brighton. We discussed his inspirations, escapism, and how selfies may be able to promote confidence and happiness.

Spotlight On: The Whitworth, Manchester

Discover Mancheser's "gallery in the park"!

FILM REVIEW: Mad to Be Normal

Mad to Be Normal, the biopic focused on the radical and innovative psychiatric treatments conducted by Dr. Ronald David Laing, will be released on VOD channels on 13 August!

The Original Mail-Order Bride!

Learn about the intense orchestration and political manoeuvring behind King Henry VIII marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, in a new play “The Court Must Have a Queen” performed at Hampton Court Palace over the summer!

FILM REVIEW: Tracking Edith - A Spy with A Conscience

Mysterious, elusive, enigmatic: Edith Tudor-Hart was a woman who lived many different lives in her sixty-five years. In Tracking Edith director Peter Stephan Jungk attempts to expose the woman behind the rumours.

BOOK CLUB: The Best Books to take on your Summer Holidays

You've booked your flights, bought a bikini, but have you picked your all important summer read? If not, don't panic! From dystopian thrillers to romantic novellas, we've rounded up the best books to read on your summer holidays!

Summer Family Fun in Oxfordshire

From mischievous bunnies bouncing around museums, to fairy tale trails around enchanted gardens, there’s a plethora of events going on in Oxfordshire this summer which are perfect for all the family.

A Sandy Surprise: Top 5 Inland and City Beaches

Do you like to be beside the seaside? Well, with our round up of inner city and inland beaches, you don’t even have to travel to the coast for some sand between your toes!

"An autobiography doesn't have to be nostalgic"

Wayne McGregor, the UK’s very own scientist choreographer, has created a dance interpretation of his own DNA. We checked out his “Autobiography” at Sadler’s Wells before it heads to the Edinburgh International Festival later this month.