Morning Update newsletter: Virginia violence
Morning Update newsletter: Virginia violence divides US; cheers for pastor freed from North Korea; Freeland to ...The Globe and MailFor one deadly weekend, Charlottesville, Va., found itself in the maelstrom of the racial currents roiling the country: an increasingly openly violent white-supremacist movement, and a battle over the monuments to Confederate generals that stand in ...
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 3:59 am
Notice: How Will You Spend Your Free Time
The Guildford Dragon NEWSNotice: How Will You Spend Your Free Time This Autumn?The Guildford Dragon NEWSA special event will take place on Thursday, October 12, when stage and screen actress Virginia McKenna will share her experience of working on the film Born Free and the creation of the Born Free Foundation. The institute will continue to celebrate ...
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 4:00 pm
Award-winning Canadian photojournalist
The Suburban NewspaperAward-winning Canadian photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur presents CaptiveThe Suburban NewspaperEssay contributions about the ethics of captivity as well as the history, and future, of zoos, were written by Born Free Foundation's co-founder, Virginia McKenna, and by philosopher Lori Gruen. “Increasingly, zoos and aquaria are being called upon to ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 12:19 pm
Popular landlady of The Royal Oak pub
Surrey MirrorPopular landlady of The Royal Oak pub celebrates milestone 100th birthdaySurrey MirrorMary Longley, who welcomed the likes of Formula 1 world champions Graham Hill and Mike Hawthorn, actresses Bette Davis and Virginia McKenna as well as late Dorking soldier-come-actor Bill Travers during her 20 years running The Royal Oak pub near ...
Posted on 1 August 2017 | 7:43 am
Around Town 7/28/17 - Baraboo News Republic
Around Town 7/28/17Baraboo News RepublicMovie night: 7:30 p.m., The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St., Baraboo. Featured movie will be the 1957, “The Smallest Show on Earth” with Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna and Peter Sellers. For more information, call 608-355-1001 or visit villagebooksmith.com.
Posted on 27 July 2017 | 11:05 pm
Cats Head to SMU Invite to Begin 2015
Arizona also welcomes three transfers (Anna Panagiotakopoulos - West Virginia, McKenna Painton - Cal State Fullerton and Mackenzie Kleespies - James Madison) all of whom were the primary liberos t their previous schools. UA has led the conference in digs ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Why The Battle of Waterloo Began With
Well, not at the 1815 Brussels original, of course, but at its re-enactment in 1969 by Sergei Bondarchuk for Waterloo, a movie in which Christopher Plummer played Wellington, Virginia McKenna the Duchess, and Rod Steiger a doughy Napoleon. I was covering ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 3:01 pm
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At
Fellow wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna (of the Born Free Foundation) will talk about African animals, while the Flower Appreciation Society gives you a chance to make your own floral headband. Throw in Bill Bryson, Richard E. Grant, Andrew Marr ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Drilling for oil and gas on Leith Hill gets
LHAG chairman Patrick Nolan thanked campaign supporters, who included Coldharbour resident and activist Virginia McKenna and actor Brian Blessed, for their efforts. "We are naturally disappointed at the decision which has been announced," he wrote in the ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 4:56 pm
Pet Tales: Cecil has become a lion martyr
The “Born Free” theme song won an Academy Award. The human stars of the movie, Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, gave up their acting careers to become animal activists. They helped start the Born Free organizations — in 1984 in the UK and 1994 in ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 1:09 am