Marion Bartoli of France celebrates after defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium in the women’s semi-final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in the UK.
Visitors enjoy an art installation by Argentine artist Leandro Erlich in London on Tuesday. Internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional visual illusions, Mr Erlich has been commissioned to create a new installation in Dalston. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house, recalling those that once stood on the street, lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building.
A racehorse is cooled down after competing on the fourth day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot in southern England on Friday.
A student from University College Oxford, in southern England, gets “trashed” after finishing his exams. Trashing is the practice where students have all manner of messy items thrown at them by their contemporaries after finishing their finals
The Skate South bank Forever photography portraits, part of the Global Inside Out Project, will be launching on Saturday 8th June 2013, 10am at The South Bank Skate Park. Twenty five black & white portraits of the local skating community will be put up. The project is launching to help raise awareness of the plight of London’s Skating community as it fights to save the skating area against the ongoing threat of retail developments. The Undercroft of the South bank Centre has been the heart of London skateboarding for almost forty years Read more
Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England on Friday. Read more
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Conservator Susan Bickerton holds the original ship’s bell that belonged to the Mary Rose, on board a ship on Thursday at the location of it’s 16th century sinking in the Solent off Portsmouth, England. Read more
A woven willow installation called ‘Spatial Place’ by artist Laura Ellen Bacon is displayed at the Collect art fair at Saatchi Gallery on Thursday in London. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the art fair for contemporary objects runs from May 10-13 and brings together works from 32 galleries and 11 Project Space artists. Read more
A performer with the Hal-an-Tow pageant takes part in a performance as part of the Helston Flora Day celebrations in Cornwall, England, on Wednesday. The annual Flora Dance, also known as the Furry Dance, is one of the UK’s oldest customs that is still practised and is said to be a celebration of the passing of winter and the arrival of spring. A series of dances take place throughout the day, beginning at 7am, all over the Cornish town and even in and out of private houses and shops. However, the highlight is the midday dance that was traditionally the dance of the gentry in the town and is why men still wear top hats and tails, while the women dance in their finest dresses.