King Arthur

Chelsea rejects request to establish strip club at former King Arthur’s site

CHELSEA — Strippers won’t be doing encore performances at the former site of King Arthur’s Motel and Lounge in Chelsea, at least not for now.<p>The …

Boston

13 Simple Welcome Messages to Spice Up Your Onboarding

Source: Shutterstock<p>Welcome messages: The definitive first impression for your mobile app.<p>First impressions count, both for people and products. Apps …

Marketing

Here are the five ancient Britons who make up the myth of King Arthur

King Arthur is probably the best known of all British mythological figures. He is a character from deep time celebrated across the world in …

History

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Robbed of his birthright when his father is murdered by his uncle and ascends to the throne, Arthur somehow escapes. He’s found floating down the …

Movies

Someone pulled King Arthur's sword Excalibur from its stone in the Brecon Beacons and stole it

"Excalibur" was installed by the owner of a local caravan park, Garnett Davies<p>14 people donated more than £560 to replace the stolen sword.<p>Davies …

Why Meeting Room Table Shapes Matter (And Other Design Hacks to Boost Productivity)

From temperature to lighting, these 8 simple hacks can take your meeting productivity to new heights.<p>Meetings are a staple of the work week. They're also a time-sink. To make meetings more effective, we've tried to learn from the best and implement various strategies. Unfortunately, most of us …

Interior Design

King Arthur, Barbican, London, review: Thought-provoking relevance is sketchy

What to do with Purcell’s semi-opera <i>King Arthur</i> first seen in 1691? It contains some of the composer’s loveliest music, exquisite airs and …

The search for King Arthur

Archaeologist Dr Miles Russell talks to us about his bold new theory on the legendary British ruler, which is based on a reinterpretation of Geoffrey …

History

King Arthur review – home truths with Purcell transposed to the age of Brexit

Barbican, London Daisy Evan’s bold new version – reflecting on national identity – was strongly performed, but the update failed to bring much needed coherence to Dryden’s vast text<p>Purcell’s King Arthur has long been a problematic work. It’s not quite an opera, not quite a play; the singing …

King Arthur’s ‘true identity’ revealed? Highlights from our History Weekend in Winchester

<i>(Images: Steve Sayers)</i><p>Featuring talks from more than 25 historians across three days of events, <i>BBC History Magazine’s</i> History Weekend arrived in the …

History

Rugelach Bakealong

Welcome to our October Bakealong challenge. Each month, we’ll announce a new recipe for you to try, along with helpful tips and step-by-step …

Baking

Cooking with Gogol

In St. Petersburg, Russia in the 1830s, peasant style was fashionable, literature was becoming more democratic, and, somewhat weirdly, the poet of human baseness, Nikolai Gogol, was producing some of the best food writing to be found in the Russian canon. His eerie and baroque first collection of …

Recipes

Hollywood's Box Office Problems Are Its Own Fault

You’ve got to spend money to make money. That’s the rule, right? Well, no. And if the movie industry doesn’t learn that soon they’re going to be in …

Movies

King Arthur; Baywatch; The Red Turtle; 3 Hearts and more – review

Guy Ritchie’s sword-and-sorcery epic and a remake of a 90s camp classic fall flat while there are delights for young and old alike elsewhere<p>As the days shorten, outfits lengthen and autumn greets us with chilly reserve, Hollywood is still poring over the results of its summer autopsy – a grim one, …

Movies

15 King Arthur movies, ranked by insufferableness

Avalon High<p>A Disney Channel Original Movie that somehow looks and feels like a bigger investment than made-for-TV, but is also inexplicably worse …

Movies