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Weekend of Friday 2 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 2, 2020 Under: October


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What: Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior. The Peacock Room – a sumptuous 19th-century dining room once housed just a stone's throw away from the V&A, and now installed at the Freer Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Cost: Free When: until Sunday, 29 November 2020
Where: Victoria and Albert More info & booking: https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/filthy-lucre Plan your visit: https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/plan-your-visit

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What: THE RESTORY REPAIR CONCIERGE APPOINTMENTS - Part of Selfridges’ Project Earth
Book your bespoke consultation with the leading innovators in luxury aftercare. Since 2015, The Restory has been breathing new life into accessories, shoes, and leather goods using meticulous artisan techniques. Their team of experts will be on hand in-store to assess and advise on how best to repair your treasured pre-loved pieces while providing a breakdown of the costs and the length of the turnaround. Services included: cleaning, bespoke stitching, specialist shoe repair, colouring, and leather restoration. Ticket: £20 which is redeemable against a repair service with The Restory Where: Selfridges London 400 Oxford Street London W1A 1AB United Kingdom When: October 3-4, 2020 only For more info & booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/repairs-concierge-the-restory-consultations-tickets-118164891371

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What: Greenwich London Walk for Londoners
When: Sunday 11 October, 2pm Explore Greenwich’s magisterial and its seedy sides, and hear about its literary connections on this fascinating public walking tour. Greenwich was for centuries the ceremonial entrance to the capital from the river. It was the site of one the most important Tudor palaces, and later of the Royal Naval Hospital where a collection of the greatest names in English architecture worked, including Wren and Hawksmoor. Come and see some of the finest and most important buildings in England. Duration: 90 mins Book here: https://www.londonguidedwalks.co.uk/greenwich-walk.php


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