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Making Memory at the Design Museum

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British based Architect of Ghanaian descent, Sir David Adjaye OBE, known for his beautifully and carefully thought out landmark structures within the architectural world, is showcasing his past, present and future work at The Design Museum. Adjaye’s international recognition comes from his ability to immerse himself and fully understand a culture’s past in order to …

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Night & Day:1930’s Fashion and Photography Exhibition

Beautiful sequined gown, early to mid-1930s. Sequins became popular in the 1920s, inspired by the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. (1922) The 1930s followed the decade of the roaring 20’s, with the Wall Street crash in 1929, the years that followed saw a great deal of change for Britain and America. With the 1930s, came the …

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The 2018 Goldwork Christmas Stars Workshop is now available

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We can’t quite believe it is that time of year again that we need to tell you about what we have coming for Christmas but here we are. This year’s Goldwork Christmas Stars Workshop is now available for purchase as it will be taking place on Saturday 16th December from 10am-6pm. As you can choose …

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Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up – Exhibition Visit

The exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up is currently at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and we recently took the chance to visit. This unique show gives a detailed overview of Kahlo’s life: her family and heritage; her politics; her relationship with mural painter Diego Rivera; the near-fatal accident that caused her a …

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Ellen Von Unwerth at the Opera Gallery

We seized the opportunity to visit the new photography exhibition at Opera Gallery in May. Featuring German photographer Ellen Von Unwerth, titled ‘Ladyland’, whose fashion work has been published in American, Italian, and British Vogue, Interview and Vanity Fair. Stepping into the gallery, we were greeted by a series of playful yet sensual photographs, which …

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