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Now it's your turn
Have you been inspired by the works of art that have been created in England? Now it's your turn to get creative - have a look through the links below and let us help you make something amazing.

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Get involved!

Get involved - things to see and do near you, read reviews and get creative. Submit a film to the BBC, find creativity tips or even get writing.

Still from the Dickens game

Survive Dickens' London

Dare you take a tour of Dickensian London? You could meet Mr Micawber, Mr Pickwick or Fagin. Or catch smallpox and end up in jail. You might even meet Charles!

Blast art - picture by Vikki

Blast art showcase

Galleries of art made by young people like you. A great area for you to upload your own artwork and rate your peer's works too.

Detail from Greyabbey Sunset by Jordan McClements

A digital picture of Britain

This is the BBC's largest collection of photographs with over 80,000 images to view. Choose your favourite parts of the country and select from rural, urban, and human themes.

Make a Shakespeare in 60 seconds

Creating your own interpretation of Shakespeare in one minute - make a film or audio, take a scene or whole play, keep it classic or make it modern, it's up to you.

Still from 'Gone Fishing' by Paul Seymour and Noya Miller

Poems to make, watch and hear

Poems to make, watch and hear is a showcase of visual poetry - hear people reciting their poems, create your own and watch some animated prose.

Detail from Birds in Space (1963) by John Cowan © John Cowan

Sixties photography

Take a look at our selection of photographs from the '60s, featuring the leading movers and shakers from the swinging decade.

William Blake (portrait by Thomas Phillips, 1807)

Ten things you didn't know about William Blake

Yes, he wrote the words to 'Jerusalem' and inspired rockers like The Doors and Van Morrison. But how much do you really know about the painter, poet and mystical outsider?

Joe Orton (photo from the Leicester Mercury)

The essence of Joe Orton

It's 40 years since playwright Joe Orton died. During his life he was known as many things: the rising star of the new working class culture, a criminal and finally a murder victim.

Detail from Caernarvon Castle (c.1798) by J.M.W. Turner

Joseph Turner gallery

Study the master of light and colour with our selection of the painter's most popular pictures from the Turner Bequest at the Tate Collection.

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