What : Courses
When : Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March 2017, 11.00-16.00
Where : Seminar Room 1
Course Leader: Fiona Campbell, Lecturer at the London College of Fashion and designer/maker of shoes
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March 2017, 11.00-16.00
WEEKEND COURSE: This series of talks explores the rich and fascinating history of shoes from the introduction of the humble sandal in ancient times to the ever-higher heels and flamboyant styles of the present day.
The course will examine the principal styles of footwear, the evolution of shoemaking techniques, the revolution caused by the introduction of the heel, and the changing cultural connotations attached to footwear from early functionality to symbols of status and rank.
£262, £195 concessions*
*Please note the full fee applies to V&A Members, patrons, students and senior citizens. Concessions are available to ES40 holders and registered disabled people. A carer may accompany a registered disabled course student for free, please inform staff when booking.
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