07 June 2021
This summer, two important paintings by Rubens are reunited at a special exhibition at the Wallace Collection in London. ACE Tour Director Rupert Dickens, an expert in Dutch and Flemish art, and a guide lecturer at the Wallace Collection, explains what makes these pieces – and the opportunity to see them displayed together – so special.
21 May 2021
This year, the Lake District celebrates its 70th anniversary as a national park. Come with us on another virtual ‘walk’ to see the wildlife that inhabits these beautiful landscapes, and to learn how the region has been a site of artistic inspiration and of scientific innovation.
07 May 2021
Welcome to the next in our series of ACE stories exploring ecologically and culturally significant landscapes across the UK. This week, we delve into one of Britain’s most important examples of native upland oak woodland: Wistman’s Wood, on Dartmoor. This ancient wood, a National Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest and part of the Dartmoor Special Area of Conservation, is fascinating to both biologists and folklorists alike.