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V&A Press Office

The Press Office is responsible for securing broadcast and editorial coverage in magazines, newspapers and online for the V&A's exhibitions and major events such as gallery openings.

Victoria and Albert Museum
South Kensington

Press Office (main)
+44(0)207 942 2502

Nina Sandhaus, Press Office Assistant
+44(0)20 7942 2502

Lily Booth, Assistant Press Officer
+44(0)207942 2502

Lucy Hawes, Press Officer
+44(0)207 942 2500

Laura Mitchell, Press Officer
+44(0)207 942 2503

Zoe Franklin, Acting head of Press
+44(0)207 942 2497

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Charles James: Designer in Detail (Hardback)

Charles James: Designer in Detail (Hardback)

‘If a stitch is crooked, the whole dress is torn to shreds’ Virginia Woolf, 1933 Charles Wilson Brega James (1906–78) was one of th…

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

13 June 2015 – 31 January 2016. An exhibition looking at the extremes of footwear from around the globe. From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.

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Event - Paradise and Plenty: A Rothschild Family Garden

Wed 24 February 2016 15:30–16:30

The productive garden at Lord Rothschild's private house, Eythrope in Buckinghamshire, is legendary for the excellence of the gardening, and as a haven for traditional techniques that might otherwise be lost.

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