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Richard Hubert Smith © - Photo from a performance of Madame Butterfly by Welsh National Opera, a cast of about 12 people wearing mainly white with pops of pink look on at Alexia Voulgaridou (Cio-Cio San) crouching down besides Keel Watson (The Bonze) holding paper aloft as he sings

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Thierry Bal © - A woman wearing black and sat down looks up at a tree trunk with the roots visible at the Turner Contemporary, as part of their 'The Waste Land' exhibition

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Bill Cooper © - A photo from Ballet Black's performance of The Suit, with three dancers visible, one looks on as another dancer lifts his partner into the air

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The Orchard Project © – A picture of about 25 people wearing outdoor cloths and holding spades and watering cans smiling at the camera as part of a planting exercise

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Steven Falk © - A close up picture of a bee on top of a bright pink flower against a bright green background, captured by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust


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