Twenty Things To Look Forward to in 2020

There have been plenty of exciting announcements about exhibitions, films , theatre productions and book coming up next year – here’s twenty events to look out for! Frozen coming to the West End: having already proven to be a massive hit on Broadway, the musical will be making its way across to London in Autumn… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum Announce Details of 2020 Exhibition Programme

The Victoria and Albert Museum have announced details of its 2020 exhibition programme. The museum will begin 2020 with Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk which will concentrate on the Kimono and how it has constantly evolved and adapted in the world of fashion. The display is set to uncover the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of… Read More

Five Ways to Mark Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday

Here’s a few ideas on how to mark Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday… Pay a visit to Kensington Palace: Queen Victoria was born on the 24th May 1819 and spent her childhood at Kensington Palace, making it a perfect place to visit to mark the anniversary of her birth. The palace also has two very different… Read More

PREVIEW: Cars: Accelerating the Modern World, Victoria and Albert Museum

On display from the 23rd November, the Victoria and Albert Museum will explore how cars have helped to shape the world in which we live. Bringing together a number of cars which have never been displayed in the UK before Cars: Accelerating the Modern World will reveal the stories behind each car and the impact… Read More

Review Round Up: Mary Quant, Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A’s latest fashion exhibition explores how the designer transformed the British high street. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews. The Independent: **** “Seeing such a vast array of Quant’s clothes in one space really highlights the impact of her zeitgeist-defining clothes. Beyond the miniskirt, she was a designer breaking boundaries for the… Read More

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

This sleek and sophisticated exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the world of Christian Dior and how the brand has evolved over the years. Stunningly creative and beautiful to wonder around, the Victoria and Albert Museum have once again raised the bar when it comes to their fashion exhibitions with this celebration of Christian Dior… Read More

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