Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A holds a variety of material relating to black heritage and culture, including fashion, photography and performance.

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury Fashion - A Global History of Heritage Brands (Hardback)

Luxury brands are not about banal retro styling or taking refuge in past glories; they are brands with a heritage that still chimes with contemporary …

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Event - Black Shakespeare: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Sat 03 May 2014 15:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Join historian Dr Rodreguez King-Dorset, Researcher in African Performance at Cambridge University's Centre of African Studies, for an exclusive event investigating the role of black actors in Shakespeare.

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