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4NADFAS REVIEW / SPRING NATIONAL NEWSNADFAS President Christopher Lloyd will be holding talksto coincide with the launch of his new book in May; andNADFAS/Cockpit Arts Award helps a young designer. 8 NATIONAL EVENTSStudy weekends at Cotswolds-based Farncombe Estate; an event at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford; plus latest news on Edinburgh AGM itinerary. 12 ARTS NEWSThe final cast of the Alfred Gilbert statue, Eros, will soon be on display at the V&A; international theatre companies are to perform Shakespeare at the Globe; and Google launches an online museum tour.16WHAT'S ONA round up of gallery exhibitions taking place across the UK this spring. Clockwise fromtop left: VisitpicturesqueCopenhagen(p56);NeoclassicalBelmont Househas a richheritage (p26);Mark Gertlerfeatures in thelatest exhibitionat Pallant House,Chichester (p16)ContentsSpring 2011THE NADFAS GIFT CATALOGUE CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 6220AREA COURSESA nationwide programme of NADFAS courses, includinga lecture on Art, War and Propaganda by Anthony Kelly. 24DRESSED TO KILLThe entries for this year's NADFAS Chairman's Competitionfor Young Artsonce again proved outstanding -find out more about the origins of the contest and see thewinning entries here. 26FAMILY TREEThe enchanting Belmont House in Faversham, Kent holds a wealth of heritage, both inside and out.32LOCAL HEROUlster Museum has been attracting attention since its £17m refurbishment less than two years ago, winning the 2010 Art Fund prize and enticing over 700,000 visitors through its doors. REVIEW / SPRING 2011 36JOURNEY INTO THE ABSTRACTA spring exhibition of John Piper's varied works depicting the Kent and Sussex landscapes is being held at three galleries: Scotney Castle, Kent; Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery; and Mascalls Gallery, Maidstone.44MOORE AT HATFIELD HOUSEHatfield House is preparing to host a major display of the works of sculptor Henry Moore in its beautiful landscaped gardens.50ONE COLLECTION, FOUR DIFFERENT GALLERIES Each museum in the Tate family has its own distinctive character, but all have much to offer arts lovers.52CLAY MENAGERIE Project Workshops and its artists are opening up this unique workspace to the public. Resident sculptor Elaine Peto gives NADFAS Reviewa sneak preview. 53AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIPNADFAS's new membership scheme is the perfect cultural gift.56CITY OF THE MERMAIDGo beyond Copenhagen's famous statue and explore the abundance of cultural highlights that Scandinavia's largestcity has to offer.60ROMANOV RESURGENCEWith St Petersburg beautifully restored back to the splendour of its former glory days, NADFASReview reflects on the history of Peter the Great.64OFFERSTake advantage of exclusive offers available to NADFAS members.65HANDS-ON HISTORYNADFAS Patron HRH The Duchess of Gloucester joined Gri Harrison and 100 Volunteers at the biennial Heritage Volunteer Day in London to find out more about their work.66SOCIETIES NEWSThe latest news and updates from local and overseas Societies.74CROSSWORDThis issue's brain teaser.Clockwise fromtop left: JohnPiper'sStudy for ChichesterCathedraltapestry (p36);The imposingChurch of OurSaviour of theSpilled Blood, StPetersburg (p60);Ulster Museumhouses manydelights (p32)