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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens was the most popular British novelist of the Victorian era, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

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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 - The Arts Club Collection

Sat 23 January 2016 10:00–11:30

The Arts Club was founded in 1863 by “men of vision in order to provide a haven for those people who had professional or amateur relationships with the arts, literature or sciences”. Writers such as Dickens and Thomas Hughes, musicians such as Tosti, Charles Hallé and Liszt; artists such as Leighton, Sickert, Millais, Rodin and Whistler all enjoyed the benefits of this members-only club.

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