Lizzy Bullock

Title: Content Editor
Department: Digital Media

I work as a Content Editor in the Digital Media department. I love finding interesting stories and unusual objects hidden in the V&A Collections. I blog about all things digital media, with the occasional dash of topical collections-based silliness.

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How to get your Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty ticket

Inside the Savage Beauty exhibition

Worried that you don’t have a chance of seeing Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty? Heard rumours of sold out tickets? Never fear, just follow our handy guide for buying and you’ll soon have your ticket to the hottest exhibition in town. Buy online While many of the early dates have sold out online, do not despair. […]

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The Museum of Savage Beauty: Producing beautiful content when time is not on your side

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Have you seen The Museum of Savage Beauty (MoSB) yet? Our brand new web feature explores the hidden stories behind 27 of Alexander McQueen’s most remarkable objects. We’ve got specially researched object labels, over 100 images, 17 videos and a deep zoom functionality. And all of this was put together in just four months, with the web design, […]

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Remember, this was all new to you once upon a time.

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The days are shortening, the leaves are crisping and suddenly lanyard suppliers are in high demand. Yes, conference season is upon us once again. Recent visits to Lets Get Real 3 and Museum Ideas 2014 have got me thinking. Their themes, Is Your Content Fit for Purpose? and Museums in the Era of Participatory Culture […]

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Andrew Graham Dixon opens Constable: The Making of a Master

Andrew Graham Dixon speaks at the opening of Constable: The Making of a Master

On 17th September 2014 at the launch of Constable: The Making of a Master, art critic and broadcaster Andrew Graham Dixon spoke about the painter, his radical approach, working methods and lasting legacy. Open to the public from 20 September 2014 – 11 January 2015. Constable: The Making of Master reveals the hidden stories of how […]

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Winter is Coming

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While TV viewers are still reeling from the events of last night’s Game of Thrones finale, we’ve been thinking about possibilities for a little Museum expansion. We’ve got locations in South Kensington and Bethnal Green, with big plans for Dundee and the Olympic Park, but what if the V&A were to open up in Westeros? […]

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Data, Discovery and Debate – Day One of Thinking Digital 2014

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There are some truly fantastic people working in the world of digital for museums, however it’s nice sometimes to get out of the arts and heritage bubble to learn some lessons from the digital community at large. There are ideas and developments circulating in the wider world that have huge implications for us and what […]

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Get ready for #MuseumWeek

If you love museums and have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the V&A, then you need to mark 24 – 30 March 2014 in your diary. We are joining up with hundreds of museums and galleries across the UK and Europe to take part in Twitter’s very first #MuseumWeek. We’ve got […]

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Ice Ice Baby

Have you been gripped by all of the recent Winter Olympics action? We thought we’d honour the incredible achievements of the athletes over in Sochi by picking out some objects in our collections that feature winter sports. It’s time to get our skates on, and we’re going to start off by looking at all things […]

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Happy Birthday Mary Quant!

Today Mary Quant, the queen of 1960s London style turns 80. To celebrate the fashion queen’s landmark birthday, we’ve picked out some Mary Quant highlights from our collections. Mary Quant’s boutique, Bazaar, was set up in 1955 on London’s fashionable King’s Road. It was known for its surreal window displays and eclectic mix of clothes, […]

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Digital Stories: The V&A Digital Media Team Away Day 2014

The Digital Media Team recently decamped to The Museum of Childhood for our 2014 away day. Many ideas were shared and tweets sent, which have provided the perfect record of our day: [View the story “V&A Digital Media Team Away Day 2014″ on Storify]

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