The most successful investments

Carla Passino finds out that against the FTSE 100 index, art, coins, stamps, cars and even furniture, are proving to be excellent investments

The best art to see this February

The best art to see this month, with an emphasis on modern art, from Duchamp to Picasso and a set of Italian landscapes from Ian Houston (pictured)

Wedding guide: Home weddings

An experienced father of two brides, Alan Titchmarsh offers advice on what's involved in hosting a wedding at home, from car parking to catering and, of course, the garden

Richard III: The truth

Whatever else history discovers about Richard III, his image will always be defined by Shakespeare’s seminal play, said Michael Billington in this piece from October last year

The best art to see this week

This week in January has an eclectic mix of art and exhibitions from William Scott at Tate St Ives to The British scene, with views from across the country including…

Burns night comes to Monaco

Burns Night is a much loved institution all over the world, and this year one of the classiest nights is bound to be at the Café de Paris in Monaco

The very best art to see in January

Mary Miers scours the galleries to find the best exhibitions on this January, which includes a brilliant Vikings exhibition at the National Museum in Edinburgh

See the best art in December

Some of the best art to see this year is still showing, an opportunity for last minute Christmas presents, perhaps?

Christmas carols in cathedrals

Cathedral carol services are a wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit. We list the dates and times of all the cathedral carols in England for 2012