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Event - Lunchtime Lecture: Inside the Court of Napoleon: From Splendour to Catastrophe

Wed 09 December 2015 13:00–13:45

FREE TALK: Join Philip Mansel, author of The Eagle in Splendour: Inside the Court of Napoleon for this lunchtime lecture as he takes us inside Napoleon’s court, more extravagant than even that of the Sun King, and the centre of his powerful empire.

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British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

South Asian textiles have shaped British fashion and dress for centuries, from the fashionable chintzes of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, t…

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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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