Peter Minshall: Carnival's MasMan

Part of a series of talks led by Assistant Curators across the V&A's collections

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  • Meeting Point, Grand Entrance

  • Free event

Peter Minshall is one of Trinidad's most esteemed Carnival designers, earning him the title of "MasMan". Join Assistant Curator Ellis as he discusses Minshall's design for 'Joy to the World,' which won its wearer Alyson Brown the title of 'Carnival Queen' at Trinidad’s 1995 Carnival.

Header image: 'Joy to the World' costume design by Peter Minshall, 1995, S.294-2016 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London