Salute to the United Kingdom

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The Salute to the United Kingdom was the 1991 Birmingham Festival of Arts. The centerpiece of the festival was an Expo '91 held May 2-5 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Exhibition Hall.

Events

  • April 1 - May 7: "The Stuart Legacy: English Art 1603-1714" at the Birmingham Museum of Art
  • April 1: Philip Scriven, organist at Birmingham-Southern College Hill Recital Hall.
  • April 1 - May 6: Native British plants identified with crowns at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • April 1 - May 15: "Children's Fiction in Britain 1900-1990" sponsored by the British Council, Birmingham Public Library
  • April 2 - 12: Birmingham (UK) Athletic Institute gymnastics team visit
  • April 5 - 6: Swingle Singers with Alabama Symphony Orchestra Pops Series
  • April 11: "Ceramics of the 17th Century" lecture by John Austin, Birmingham Museum of Art
  • April 12 - May 12: Works by John Virtue, David Nash, and Andy Goldsworthy. South Central Bell Art Gallery
  • April 12 - : "Photographs of Wales 1971-1978" by Rowland Scherman at Joe Bar
  • April 13 - May 15: "Hockney". Works of David Hockney at Monty Stabler Galleries
  • April 14: "Irish Silver of the Stuart Period" lecture by Sean Nolan, Birmingham Museum of Art
  • April 14 - May 16: "The Balcony of the Nation". Works by Micky Donnelly, Rita Duffy, Dermot Seymour, Chris Wilson and Gordon Woods. UAB Art Gallery
  • April 15: London Monarchs 21 Birmingham Fire 0 at Legion Field
  • April 15 - 24: "Private Lives" by Noel Coward. UAB Town and Gown Theatre
  • April 17: Luncheon with author Geoffrey Ashe, The Club
  • April 19 - 20: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 2 ("London") and other works. Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Master Series
  • April 19 - 28: "Photographs of English Scenes". Independent Presbyterian Church
  • April 21: "A Salute to Terpsichore". Homewood Ballet
  • April 21: Silver Bowl Awards. Birmingham Museum of Art
  • April 21: Birmingham Community Band concert. Alabama Theatre
  • April 21 - 24: British Film Festival (National Velvet, Chariots of Fire, Yellow Submarine, Alfie, How Green Was My Valley, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Lion in Winter)
  • April 24: Flower arranging workshop with Sheila Macqueen

References

  • Brown, Walter R. (1991) The Stuart Legacy: English Art 1603-1714. Exhibition catalog. Birmingham: Birmingham Museum of Art/University of Washington Press. ISBN 0931394309