Lisa Hilton at the Venice Biennale

A Venetian Coronation, The Gabrieli Consort, St John’s Smith Square

Lisa Hilton welcomes the locals back to Venice and enjoys a spicy nod to the city’s vibrant past

The National Gallery are reopening their headline 2020 exhibition on 8th July

Beset by flooding and corruption, Venice is slowly falling into decline

This beautiful city has never felt so ugly, with spies everywhere

Lisa Hilton sees Venice disappear beneath the flood waters again and fears for the future