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Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (Planner 2020) (Diary, New edition): Flame Tree Studio Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (Planner 2020) (Diary, New edition)
Flame Tree Studio
R66 R50 Discovery Miles 500 Save R16 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, this gorgeous month-to-view year planner features on its cover a design based on Walter Crane's artwork for Flowers from Shakespeare's Garden: a Posy from the Plays, making it a perfect gift or special treat just for you.

Mary's Lullaby (Sheet music, Vocal score): John Rutter Mary's Lullaby (Sheet music, Vocal score)
John Rutter
R66 Discovery Miles 660 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

for SATB and piano or chamber ensemble Written in 1978 for the choir of Clare College, Cambridge, this gentle, dreamy lullaby has gone on to become one of John Rutter's most popular carols. Full scores and instrumental parts (flute, oboe, harp, and strings) are available on hire and on sale. Also available in a version for SSAA.

Coppola (Hardcover): Peter Cowie Coppola (Hardcover)
Peter Cowie
R476 R327 Discovery Miles 3 270 Save R149 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

More than any other director, Francis Coppola exemplifies the drive and invention of modern American cinema. Acclaimed since his first Godfather movie in 1972, he went on to win the Palme d'Or at Cannes for The Conversation and to make an unforgettable impact on audiences worldwide with the gripping Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now. Along with major blockbusters, he has also launched actors' careers including those of Nicholas Cage and Tom Cruise. Since the turn of the new millennium, Coppola has returned to his roots - to the low-budget, personal film, written and directed without the involvement of the major Hollywood studios. He has also encouraged the work of other talented film-makers - from his daughter Sofia to the Brazilian director Walter Salles and Robert De Niro. In 2010 he was awarded his sixth Oscar. Talking exclusively to Peter Cowie for this updated edition of the biography, Coppola looks back on the past twenty years, and reflects on his much-cherished independence, as well as on the state of modern cinema.

'n Tafel Vir Elke Geleentheid - Tafeluitleg, Fokuspunte, Resepte, Selfdoenprojekte, Blomme (Afrikaans, Paperback): Fransie... 'n Tafel Vir Elke Geleentheid - Tafeluitleg, Fokuspunte, Resepte, Selfdoenprojekte, Blomme (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Fransie Snyman, Katrien van Zyl, Wilsia Metz 1
R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Dit bevat volledige planne met tafelversierings, blomme en alles anders wat nodig is om tafels vir 25 verskillende geleenthede te dek, asook meer as 50 watertandlekker resepte en aanwysings om tafelelemente soos servetringe, naamkaartjies, plekmatjies, geskenkboksies en ander dekoratiewe bykomstighede te maak. Praktiese inligting oor basiese beplanning, van die samestelling van inspirasieborde en idees vir ongewone onderborde tot die uitsoek van musiek en die volmaakte gasgeskenk, word aangevul deur uitgebreide fotobyskrifte wat die leser vertel hoe om alles na te doen. Die resepte is in 'n afsonderlike afdeling, gevolg deur aanwysings en patrone vir selfdoenprojekte wat nie volledig in die byskrifte gedek kon word nie. Daar is ook 'n oorvloed wenke en voorstelle vir eenvoudige aanbiedingstegnieke, die skedulering van take sodat jy die geleentheid saam met jou gaste kan geniet, en maniere om jou persoonlike stempel op alles af te druk.

Jeremy Deller: We're Here because we're here (Paperback): Jeremy Deller Jeremy Deller: We're Here because we're here (Paperback)
Jeremy Deller
R315 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R70 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

One year ago, `We're here because we're here' left a lasting impression on millions of people in the UK. A new book about the event is being released that records that remarkable day and details how it was produced by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, the National Theatre's Director, Rufus Norris and 14-18 NOW - the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary. It was an event that reached 30 million people and humanised the great loss of life at the Battle of the Somme. `We're here because we're here' saw some 1500 voluntary participants dressed in First World War uniform appear unexpectedly in locations across the UK. The project broke new ground in terms of its scale, breadth, reach and the number of partners and participants involved. The book includes over 100 colour photographs which show the soldiers in a number of everyday scenarios, and some more extraordinary - including waiting in train stations, engaging with drivers at a Salisbury roundabout and walking up Mount Snowdon. Many of the images show the public's interaction with the soldiers and their subsequent reactions to the event which left many people overwhelmed. The book includes sketches and notes from Jeremy Deller's notebook and a map of locations. The book also features an interview between Jeremy Deller and Jon Snow of Channel 4 News and more details about how the event was created and implemented on such a huge scale. `We're here because we're here' was one of the largest arts participation projects ever staged in the UK, with hundreds of additional volunteers working behind the scenes. Jeremy Deller's new book acts as a superb record of this remarkable event.

I Was a Cold War Monster - Horror Films, Eroticism, and the Cold War Imagination (Paperback): I Was a Cold War Monster - Horror Films, Eroticism, and the Cold War Imagination (Paperback)
R388 R309 Discovery Miles 3 090 Save R79 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Horror films provide a guide to many of the sociological fears of the Cold War era. In an age when warning audiences of impending death was the order of the day for popular nonfiction, horror films provided an area where this fear could be lived out to its ghastly conclusion. Because enemies and potential situations of fear lurked everywhere, within the home, the government, the family, and the very self, horror films could speak to the invasive fears of the cold war era. "I Was a Cold War Monster" examines cold war anxieties as they were reflected in British and American films from the fifties through the early sixties. This study examines how cold war horror films combined anxiety over social change with the erotic in such films as "Psycho," "The Tingler," "The Horror of Dracula," and "House of Wax."

O nata lux (Sheet music, Vocal score): Malcolm Archer O nata lux (Sheet music, Vocal score)
Malcolm Archer
R66 Discovery Miles 660 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Skylark (Sheet music, Vocal score): Hoagy Carmichael Skylark (Sheet music, Vocal score)
Hoagy Carmichael; Arranged by John Rutter
R62 Discovery Miles 620 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

for solo voice, SATB (with divisions), flute, and piano John Rutter's timeless arrangement of Skylark, a standard of the golden age of American song, is rich, mellow, and mellifluous. Soaring lines for flute depict the eponymous songbird, and the classic Hoagy Carmichael tune is shared between solo voice and choir, the latter also often providing a cushion of evocative harmonies.

I Know an Artist - The inspiring connections between the world's greatest artists (Hardcover): Susie Hodge I Know an Artist - The inspiring connections between the world's greatest artists (Hardcover)
Susie Hodge; Illustrated by Sarah Papworth 1
R516 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R214 (41%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

I Know an Artist is a collection of 84 illustrated portraits that reveal the fascinating connections between the world's most famous artists. Whether through teaching, as in the case of Paul Klee and Anni Albers; a mutual muse, as seen in the flowers of Georgia O'Keeffe and Takashi Murakami; or an inspirational romantic coupling like that of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock. In telling the stories of these creatives lives and achievements - each extraordinary and oftentimes ground-breaking - Susie Hodge exposes the fascinating web of connections that have fostered some of the world's art masterpieces. Some connections are well-known, whereas others span both time and place, linking pioneers in art in fascinating and unexpected ways. Illustrated in colourful tribute to each artists' unique style, I Know An Artist is an illuminating and celebratory account of some of the art world's most compelling visionaries.

Seeking New York - The Stories Behind the Historic Architecture of Manhattan - One Building at a Time (Paperback): Tom Miller Seeking New York - The Stories Behind the Historic Architecture of Manhattan - One Building at a Time (Paperback)
Tom Miller
R319 R227 Discovery Miles 2 270 Save R92 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"If you're looking for yet another photography-led coffee table showpiece of New York's skyline, look away. NYPD police inspector Tom Miller's book has - like most of the buildings it explores - much more substantial foundations." National Geographic Traveller Based on the popular blog Daytonian in Manhattan, Seeking New York investigates the back stories of Manhattan's architecture and monuments. Alongside the expected account of architects, dates and styles, it reveals the human history of the buildings and statues: the scandals, the tribulations, the joys and achievements, the humanity, indeed, of the New Yorkers who lived within these walls. Meet Dorothy Parker, S.J.Perelman, Talullah Bankhead and Irving Berlin at the Algonquin Round Table; Maisie Plant, who persuaded her husband to sell his Fifth Avenue palazzo to Cartier for $100 and a pearl necklace; James and Abby Gibbons, whose Chelsea home was one of the stations on the Underground Railroad by which fugitive slaves found their way from the South to Canada. Perhaps you would rather not meet Jack the Rat, who for a dime would bite the head off a live mouse (for a quarter he'd do the same to a rat); or Ivan Poderjay, who left his bride's apartment for their honeymoon - with her body in a steamer trunk. Here the ever-changing face of Manhattan is captured through the structures and their stories.

The East End In Colour 1980-1990 (Hardcover): Tim Brown The East End In Colour 1980-1990 (Hardcover)
Tim Brown 1
R385 R303 Discovery Miles 3 030 Save R82 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Blessed is the man (Sheet music, Vocal score): David Bednall Blessed is the man (Sheet music, Vocal score)
David Bednall
R66 Discovery Miles 660 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

for SATB unaccompanied This gentle, lilting anthem sets verses from the psalms that speak of devotion to and delight in the Lord. Bednall's sophisticated and appealing musical language gives colour and expression to the text and creates a devotional atmosphere perfectly suited to the psalmists' words.

Photographing East Anglia - A Photo-Location and Visitor Guidebook (Paperback): Justin Minns Photographing East Anglia - A Photo-Location and Visitor Guidebook (Paperback)
Justin Minns
R655 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R147 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

PHOTOGRAPHING EAST ANGLIA is a photography-location and visitor guidebook An essential companion for anyone with a camera who is visiting East Anglia- whether you are using a high-end DSLR or a mobile phone camera. The landscape of East Anglia is unique, giving photographic opportunities not found anywhere else in the UK. Its extensive coastline, lapped by the North Sea, and stretching from the Wash in the north then south to the Thames Estuary, is home to wild marshes, sandy beaches and dunes, beach huts and old harbours filled with boats. Numerous nature reserves allow access to some of the best birdwatching in the UK. Inland, the fens, heaths, villages, waterways and woodlands inspired the paintings of John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough. You will find medieval castles, ancient villages, stately homes such as Sandringham House - the private home of Queen Elizabeth II - and the historic cities of Cambridge and Norwich. The Broads National Park is an extensive wetland area, cut by seven rivers, where under big East Anglian skies, windmills and windpumps look over a timeless landscape of reedbeds and grazing marshes. FEATURING: - 150 locations and over 800 beautiful photographs - Topographic maps - Sat nav and map co-ordinates - Sun compass - Best times to visit and seasonal highlights - Photographic tips - Accessibility notes - Travel information - The best places to stay, eat and drink

Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet (Hardcover): Noel Fitzpatrick Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet (Hardcover)
Noel Fitzpatrick 1
R525 R427 Discovery Miles 4 270 Save R98 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland, Noel's childhood was spent tending to the cattle and sheep, the hay and silage, the tractors and land, his beloved sheepdog Pirate providing solace from the bullies that plagued him at school. It was this bond with Pirate, and a fateful night spent desperately trying to save a newborn lamb, that inspired Noel to enter the world of veterinary science - and set him on the path to becoming The Supervet. Now, in this long-awaited memoir, Noel recounts this often-surprising journey that sees him leaving behind a farm animal practice in rural Ireland to set up Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey, one of the most advanced small animal specialist centres in the world. We meet the animals that paved the way, from calving cows and corralling bullocks to talkative parrots and bionic cats and dogs. Noel has listened to the many lessons that the animals in his care have taught him, and especially the times he has shared with his beloved Keira, the scruffy Border Terrier who has been by Noel's side as he's dealt with the unbelievable highs and crushing lows of his extraordinary career. As heart-warming and life-affirming as the TV show with which he made his name, Listening to the Animals is a story of love, hope and compassion, and about rejoicing in the bond between humans and animals that makes us the very best we can be.

The Heart of a Boy - Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood (Paperback): Kate T Parker The Heart of a Boy - Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood (Paperback)
Kate T Parker 1
R409 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R140 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In her international bestseller Strong Is the New Pretty (with 329,000 copies in print), the photographer Kate T. Parker changed the way we see girls by showing us their truest selves - fearless, messy, wild, stubborn, proud. Now it's time to talk about our boys. Prompted by #metoo, school shootings, bullying, and other toxic behaviour, there's a national conversation going on about what defines masculinity and how to raise sons to become good people. And Kate Parker is joining in by turning her lens to boys. The result is possibly even more moving, more eloquent, more surprising than Strong. The Heart of a Boy is a deeply felt celebration of boyhood as it's etched in the faces and bodies of dozens of boys, ages 5 to 18. There's the pensive look of a skateboarder caught in a moment between rides. The years of dedication in a ballet dancer's poise. The love of a younger brother hugging his older brother. The unself-conscious joy of a goofy grin with a missing tooth. The casual intimacy of two friends at a lemonade stand. The shyness of a lone boy and his model boat. The intensity in a football huddle. The proud, challenging gaze of a boy bald from alopecia - and the same kind of gaze, but wreathed in tenderness, of a boy a few years younger with flowing, almost waist-length hair. There are guitarists, fencers, wrestlers, star-gazers, a pilot - it's the world of our sons, in all their amazing variety and difference. The photographs feel spontaneous, direct, and with so much eye contact between the viewed and the viewer that it's impossible to turn away. And throughout, words from the boys themselves enrich every photo. What a gift for boys and anyone who is raising them.

Knope, Vilt & Krale - Meer as 50 Projekte Vir Juwele En Bykomstighede (Afrikaans, Paperback): Michelle Felder Knope, Vilt & Krale - Meer as 50 Projekte Vir Juwele En Bykomstighede (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Michelle Felder
R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Beginnersoefeninge wys jou die basiese knoopryg-teknieke, een-voudige steke, hoe om vasstrykstof vir lae te gebruik en selfs hoe om te hekel. Wanneer jy hierdie tegnieke baasgeraak het, kan jou ontwerpe so eenvoudig of ingewikkeld wees as wat jy hulle wil maak - en jy het geen spesiale vaardighede of toerusting nodig nie. Die basiese tegnieke word gevolg deur 'n groot versameling pragtige projekte wat by die meeste handwerkers groot byval sal vind. Die projekte wissel van funky, bonkige krale en bykomstighede vir kinders tot lieflike, delikate bykomstighede en prettige dekoritems vir jouself en jou huis. Daar is maklike aanwysings vir beginners, terwyl daar vir meer gevorderde handwerkers hope inspirasie is om hulle persoonlike stempel op die projekte af te druk. Uitmuntende kleurfoto's van al die voltooide projekte hou hulle eie bekoring en inspirasie in, en patrone van al die ontwerpe wat in die boek gebruik is, maak dit maklik om die inspirasie in pragtige geskenke of unieke items vir eie gebruik vas te vang.

Some corner of a foreign field (Sheet music, Vocal score): David Bednall Some corner of a foreign field (Sheet music, Vocal score)
David Bednall
R80 Discovery Miles 800 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

for SATB unaccompanied A group of three miniatures for unaccompanied mixed voices, Some corner of a foreign field sets poems by three First World War soldiers: John William Streets, Goldfeld (about whom no more than his surname is known), and Rupert Brooke. Bednall's settings are slow, expansive, and expressive, giving space for the listener to reflect on the profoundly moving texts. Brooke's 'The Soldier' brings a particularly poignant conclusion to the set, with melismas employed for dramatic effect.

Coffee Time (Sheet music, Vocal score): Anton Leanderson-Andreas Coffee Time (Sheet music, Vocal score)
Anton Leanderson-Andreas
R62 Discovery Miles 620 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

for SAATB unaccompanied A piece made famous by the award-winning a cappella group Vocado, Coffee Time is an upbeat dedication to the down time we all crave, for sharing thoughts, silence, and that aroma! Founded on classic a cappella style and sense of fun, the piece boasts an infectious melody and bossa nova rhythm, with sumptuous key changes, scat rhythms, and contrasting sections. The piece is perfect for vocal groups or small- to medium-size choirs, and has the makings of a great encore or competition piece.

More String Time Joggers - 17 pieces for flexible ensemble (Sheet music, Violin book): David Blackwell, Kathy Blackwell More String Time Joggers - 17 pieces for flexible ensemble (Sheet music, Violin book)
David Blackwell, Kathy Blackwell
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

More String Time Joggers is a welcome addition to the ensemble repertoire for beginner strings from the authors of the award-winning Fiddle Time series. This exciting collection provides inventive and enjoyable ensemble material for all string groups, whatever their size.

Eric Ravilious Diary (Diary): Eric Ravilious Eric Ravilious Diary (Diary)
Eric Ravilious 1
R201 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R46 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Originally produced in 1933 by the Kynoch Press, this perpetual week-to-week diary features beautiful wood block engravings by Eric Ravilious on every spread. The delightful illustrations follow the changing seasons, from roaring fires and snowy vignettes for the winter months to strawberries in the summer, bringing to life the simplicity of the English countryside. Beautifully designed, this is the perfect gift for gardeners and nature lovers as well as fans of Ravilious' work.

Jimmy Page - The Definitive Biography (Hardcover): Chris Salewicz Jimmy Page - The Definitive Biography (Hardcover)
Chris Salewicz
R561 R415 Discovery Miles 4 150 Save R146 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Twenty to Make Pewter Jewellery (Paperback): Sandy Griffiths Twenty to Make Pewter Jewellery (Paperback)
Sandy Griffiths
R80 Discovery Miles 800 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Sandy Griffiths shares fresh, original ideas for a range of pewter jewellery. Choose from various brooches, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Make them for yourself or as sure-to-be-appreciated gifts. 20 projects, several with illustrated variations; Diagrams for all designs included; Easy to make, yet stylish and fabulous.

Pewter Impressions - Contemporary Designs and Popular Projects (Paperback): Sandy Griffiths Pewter Impressions - Contemporary Designs and Popular Projects (Paperback)
Sandy Griffiths
R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Once crafters experience the ease with which intricate designs can be created on pewter, they are hooked in no time. Both Easy pewter projects and Pewter it were so popular that it was only a matter of time before Sandy Griffiths succumbed to the pressure of her fans to write another book. Pewter impressions is a collection of more than 30 original pewter projects with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and clear photographs. It starts at the beginning so that there is no need for novices to go back to earlier books to enjoy this rapidly growing craft. Beginners' exercises explain the basics, teaching crafters how to apply the art of embossing and then add lustre, radiance and dimension to their design. These are followed by a wide range of stunning projects that will appeal to every crafter out there. The projects combine pewter with mosaics, canvas, glass paint, gold and silver leaf foil, crystals and more, offering a variety of looks and finishes. The projects vary from fabulous frames and beautiful boxes to gorgeous gifts and delightful decor items. For beginners there are clear instructions, while experienced crafters will find inspiration for personalized projects. In addition to the projects, Pewter impressions covers: Essential tools and how to use them; Tracing and transferring patterns; Low and high relief embossing; Moulding; Texturing; Adding colour and patina; Cutting out and adhering designs to various surfaces. There are exquisite photographs of all finished projects as well as templates for all designs used in the book.

Art Matters - Because Your Imagination Can Change the World (Hardcover): Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell Art Matters - Because Your Imagination Can Change the World (Hardcover)
Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell
R350 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R90 (26%) In stock
Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet (Paperback): Noel Fitzpatrick Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet (Paperback)
Noel Fitzpatrick 1
R215 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R33 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

THE MASSIVE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland, Noel's childhood was spent tending to the cattle and sheep, the hay and silage, the tractors and land, his beloved sheepdog Pirate providing solace from the bullies that plagued him at school. It was this bond with Pirate, and a fateful night spent desperately trying to save a newborn lamb, that inspired Noel to enter the world of veterinary science - and set him on the path to becoming The Supervet. Now, in this long-awaited memoir, Noel recounts this often-surprising journey that sees him leaving behind a farm animal practice in rural Ireland to set up Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey, one of the most advanced small animal specialist centres in the world. We meet the animals that paved the way, from calving cows and corralling bullocks to talkative parrots and bionic cats and dogs. Noel has listened to the many lessons that the animals in his care have taught him, and especially the times he has shared with his beloved Keira, the scruffy Border Terrier who has been by Noel's side as he's dealt with the unbelievable highs and crushing lows of his extraordinary career. As heart-warming and life-affirming as the TV show with which he made his name, Listening to the Animals is a story of love, hope and compassion, and about rejoicing in the bond between humans and animals that makes us the very best we can be.

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