High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Léon Spilliaert, a Troubled and Troubling Painter

From his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast, a major exhibition in London will introduce UK audiences to the visionary work of Flemish artist Léon Spilliaert.


Ostend: A Sea Change

Ostend is different. Other resorts along Belgium’s North Sea coastline are small, touristy places. But Ostend is a real city.


When Flemish Rabbits Fed the Poor of London

In the 19th century, rabbits from Flanders became a popular source of cheap meat for the poor of London. They came by boat, so they called them 'Ostend Rabbits'.

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