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Theatre of Fashion: In Conversation
Theatre of Fashion: In Conversation

Fri 02 May 2014 20:00

EVENING TALK: Fashion historian Amber Butchart will be exploring Tudor and Stuart dress for the theatre.

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Elizabeth Emanuel: Wedding Dress Design (non members)
Elizabeth Emanuel: Wedding Dress Design (non members)

Fri 09 May 2014 19:00

EVENING TALK: British fashion designer Elizabeth Emanuel is internationally renowned for creating iconic couture and bridalwear for some of the world’s most famous women.

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Italian Style: Bulgari Jewellery (non members)
Italian Style: Bulgari Jewellery (non members)

Fri 16 May 2014 19:00

EVENING TALK: Renowned for creating some of the 20th century’s most desirable jewels, Bulgari celebrates its 130th anniversary this year.

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Edmund de Waal
Edmund de Waal

Tue 20 May 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Edmund de Waal is one of the world’s leading ceramic artists. His work has been widely exhibited in museums and galleries in the UK and Europe and he is a renowned historian of the medium.

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Prix Pictet in Conversation
Prix Pictet in Conversation

Thu 22 May 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Join artists, critics, curators and journalists who will discuss the theme of Consumption through the lens of the fifth Prix Pictet - the global award in photography and sustainability.

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Peter Jensen and Julie Verhoeven: Diana Ross, Muses, Fashion
Peter Jensen and Julie Verhoeven: Diana Ross, Muses, Fashion

Fri 23 May 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Fashion Designer Peter Jensen has teamed up with the artist and illustrator Julie Verhoeven to create a new collection inspired by pop superstar Diana Ross.

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Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli

Thu 29 May 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Join designer Roberto Cavalli, founder of the internationally acclaimed fashion house whose work now includes shoes, bags and perfume as well as men’s and womenswear.

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Michael Morpurgo and Rae Smith: War Horse
Michael Morpurgo and Rae Smith: War Horse

Tue 03 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Award-winning author, Michael Morpurgo, discusses the inspiration for his best-selling book, War Horse.

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John Hegarty On Creativity
John Hegarty On Creativity

Fri 06 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: John Hegarty is one of the world’s most famous advertising creatives and a founding partner of Bartle Bogle Hegarty.

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Antony Griffiths, 'Writing history in medals: Napoleon, Denon and posterity
Antony Griffiths, 'Writing history in medals: Napoleon, Denon and posterity

Fri 06 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Antony Griffiths, former Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, will be giving a special lecture on the central role that medals played in Napoleon’s Empire.

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Alice Temperley: Wedding Fashion
Alice Temperley: Wedding Fashion

Tue 10 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Alice Temperley is one of Britain’s most successful designers, join her as she talks about her bridal and
evening collections.

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The New Fashion Superstars (non members)
The New Fashion Superstars (non members)

Fri 13 June 2014 19:00

EVENING TALK: Over the past few years a new group of super-talented designers has emerged from London and made their mark on the fashion world.

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Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market
Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market

Fri 20 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Financial Times columnist, Georgina Adam explores the transformation of contemporary art market from a niche trade to a global operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year.

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The Other Georgian Story
The Other Georgian Story

Fri 20 June 2014 18:30

EVENING EVENT: Glimpse into the parallel lives of black people living in the Caribbean, the Americas and Georgian Britain, ‘invisible’ to Kentian society.

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

Visit the V&A exhibition The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

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Muslin

Muslin

This book charts the history of muslin, a cotton textile so fine as to be almost invisible, and the story of its export from India to Europe and Ameri…

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Event - Prix Pictet in Conversation

Thu 22 May 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Join artists, critics, curators and journalists who will discuss the theme of Consumption through the lens of the fifth Prix Pictet - the global award in photography and sustainability.

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