News from the cultural network – Discovered in Saint-Omer, Shakespeare first folio makes historic return to the UK (23.02.15)
Returning to UK shores for the first time in over 200 years, the Saint-Omer first folio will first be presented to members of the press at a special event at Shakespeare’s Globe and in presence of award‐winning actor and former Globe Artistic Director, Mark Rylance. Also in attendance will be Rémy Cordonnier, who made the original discovery of the First Folio in Saint‐Omer and François Decoster, the Mayor of Saint‐Omer.
Cultural network update - Paris-London Tandem 2015 (03-07.15)
The Paris-London Tandem 2015 from March to July will feature more than 50 cultural events in all artistic disciplines in both capitals thanks to a collaborative initiative between the Institut français and the City of Paris, in partnership with the British Council and the City of London.
Cultural network update – France/ United Kingdom – Discovery in Saint-Omer of an original edition of Shakespeare’s works (02.12.14)
A rare edition of William Shakespeare’s works has just been discovered among a collection of early books in Saint-Omer (Pas-de-Calais) library.
Meeting between Laurent Fabius and his British counterpart, Philip Hammond (16.09.14)
During this first bilateral meeting, the ministers took stock of the common battle against Daesh [ISIL], support for a solution to the crisis in Ukraine, the priorities for the European Union following the appointment of the new Commission, and the fight against the spread of the Ebola epidemic.
Cultural network update – United Kingdom – Royal de Luxe show in Liverpool (23-27.07.14)
At the invitation of Liverpool City Council and with the support of the Institut français du Royaume-Uni, the Nantes-based Royal de Luxe theater company will perform its “Memories of August 1914” spectacle in Liverpool on july 23.
Meeting between Laurent Fabius and his British counterpart, William Hague (05.06.14)
The two ministers notably examined the consequences of the European elections. They also discussed key international issues, notably the situation in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.
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