Pic Of The Week

Pic of the Week: National Youth Day: India

11th Jan 2019

Eduardo Seastres 'Baby in the Basket' The Indian Government declared Swami Vivekananda’s birthday, January 12, as National Youth Day to honor the great spiritual leader, and to encourage the youth in the country. In 1893…
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Pic of the Week: World Water Day: 22 March 2019

22nd Mar 2019

Image: Bhambhaney Bharat 'Evening' This image brings to mind the phrase 'Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink' The aim of World Water Day, is to highlight the importance of freshwater. The day is used…
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Pic of the Week: Spring Equinox: 20th March 2019

20th Mar 2019

  'Close Encounter' by Richard Mills People all over the Northern Hemisphere are celebrating as we officially pass from Winter to Spring. We have survived the cold blasts, the wind and rain, the dark mornings and evenings. We look…
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Pic of the Week: A Splash of Colour: 14th March 2019

14th Mar 2019

Anna Tea 'Elephant' 'Yarn-bombing' has become a popular way of transforming otherwise 'ordinary' objects into colourful works of art temporarily. Lampposts, bus shelters, gates, you name it, it can be 'yarn-bombed'. We love this elephant,…
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Pic of the Week: International Women's Day: 8th March 2019

7th Mar 2019

Cossack Woman International Women's Day this year has the theme 'Balance for Better' and people - men and women, around the globe are encouraged to strike a pose and hashtag it #BalanceforBetter The campaign is running…
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Pic of the Week: International Polar Bear Day: 27th February 2019

25th Feb 2019

Stuart Yates 'Morning Walk' Polar Bear Day aims to draw attention to the warming Arctic, and the challenges faced by polar bears as a result. There will be live chats taking place on Facebook throughout the…
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Pic of the Week: Valentines Day: 14th February 2019

14th Feb 2019

Lisa Shalom 'Pausing for affection' St Valentine's Day is said to have originated to commemorate the martyrdom of Valentinus at the hands of Claudius on 14th February, and to be celebrated from 496AD. Going even further back,…
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Pic of the Week: The Mosque

8th Feb 2019

Susan Brown 'The Mosque' As our Pic of the Week this week, we have chosen this image by Susan Brown, which is part of our Architecture catalogue. Architecture will be out on tour from next week, starting…
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Chinese New Year: 5th February 2019

6th Feb 2019

Olivier Ramera 'Traffic' Traditionally, the holiday, known as Spring Festival, encompassing the Chinese New Year, lasts for 15 days. The date of the New Year itself changes each year as it is calculated according to…
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Pic of the Week: Snow! 1st February 2019

1st Feb 2019

Victor Tregubov Looooots of Snow This white stuff has been the main subject of conversation, both spoken and on social media for the last few days, so we thought we'd join in with this stunning image…
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Pic of the Week: Burns Night: 25 January 2019

23rd Jan 2019

Pawel Zygmunt 'The King of Scotland' Burns Night, now a national event commemorating the life of revolutionary Scot, Robert Burns, was originally a memorial dinner for close friends and family. Robert "Rabbie" Burns, Scotland's National Poet, wrote…
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