NEWS: Queen Victoria’s Saphire and Diamond Cornet to be Displayed at the V&A

The coronet will be one of eighty pieces joining the jewellery display  at the museum from the 11th April.  From the 11th April, visitors to the Victoria and Albert Museum will get a chance to see Queen Victoria’s sapphire and diamond coronet on permanent display as the centrepiece of its William and Judith Bollinger Gallery. The coronet was purchased by the V&A in 2017 through the generosity of William & Judith, and… Read More

Review Round Up: Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A’s first massive fashion exhibition of the year is now open to  the public. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…  The Observer: ***The V&A’s show is nothing if not replete: you’ve never seen so much silk satin, so many boned bodices and knife-edge pleats. Dior was a consummate professional and he could do it all (though, please, don’t come expecting trousers): the neatest suit (try the one of grey wool worn by Olivia… Read More

PREVIEW: Food: Bigger Than the Plate, Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A’s exhibition will explore just how individuals and companies are reinventing how we grow, distribute and experience food. On display from the 18th May, Food: Bigger Than the Plate will take visitors on a sensory journey through the food cycle, from compost to table, it poses questions about how the collective choices we make can lead to a more sustainable, just and delicious food future… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 6th January

Here’s a few interviews, reviews, news and features on LLLC that are  popular reads this week… Interview with Gemma Barnett: this week, LLLC chatted to the actress about starring in Papercut Theatre’s production of ‘Lola’ as part of The Vaults Festival from the 23rd January. Interview with Jessica Lazar: also proving popular this week is Love London Love Culture’s interview with director Jessica Lazar, discussing her production of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks for 2019

 Here’s LLLC’s top ten exhibition picks of the year…. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria and Albert Museum: this is just one of the major fashion exhibitions that the V&A will be presenting in 2019 – but this is the one Love London Love Culture is particularly looking forward to. Spanning from 1947 to the present day, the V&A will examine the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite…Exhibitions of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, Love London Love Culture picks the best  exhibitions of the year… Ocean Liners: Speed & Style, Victoria and Albert Museum: this elegantly presented exhibition really brought to life the glamour and entertainment to be had for travellers onboard some of the world’s most renowned ocean liners. Throughly enjoyable from start to finish. Rodin & the Art of Ancient Greece, British Museum:  a true celebration of the art of sculpture as much as it nicely revealed the links between Rodin’s… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 2nd December 2018

Here’s a few things that Love London Love Culture has been talking about this week…. 1. Buttons: A Cinderella Story, King’s Head Theatre: the Charles Court Opera company return to the King’s Head Theatre with a brand new retelling of Cinderella. Once again, the company take a traditional story and turn it on its head. Find… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum Announce 2019 Programme

The Victoria and Albert Museum have confirmed details of its 2019 exhibition programme. Further details have emerged for the V&A’s 2019 exhibition programme, which is set to include major exhibitions devoted to fashion designers Christian Dior and Mary Quant. The first exhibition the museum will present in 2019 will be Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams.… Read More

NEWS: V&A to Present World Premiere of Corrido – A Ballad For The Brave

Marking the closure of the museum’s Frida Kahlo Making Her Self Up exhibition, it will present the world premiere of Corrido – A Ballad For The Brave, an immersive audio-visual concert exploring the life, times and experiences of Frida Kahlo and her contemporaries.  Taking place on the 2nd November, this immersive concert is part of a series… Read More

PREVIEW: Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum have confirmed details of its major Christian Dior exhibition, on display from the 2nd February 2019.  February 2019 will see the Victoria and Albert Museum opening its comprehensive exhibition on the House of Dior – the largest to be seen in the UK and the museum’s biggest fashion exhibition since Alexander… Read More