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Entering Orbit

Londoners will be bracing themselves this weekend as they look down the 178 metre descent of the ArcelorMittal Orbit. With a name like that you’d be forgiven for thinking it was some epic spacecraft from an old science fiction movie, but we can guarantee this colossal structure is so much more than that. Initially revealed...

Martin Parr Real Food

Primarily there to promote his new book “Real food”, which focuses on Parr’s obsession with culinary delights, audience members sat back as he recounted endless anecdotes from his lengthy career. Beginning with the early influences of his Yorkshire grandfather, to projects yet to be unveiled (think rhubarb and triangle), we travelled through his most iconic...

Strange and Familiar

A chance to reflect at the life we Brits live each day and take a long, hard look at what might fascinate those from other cultures. Stretching from the 1930s to modern day, the collection captures the social, cultural and political identity of the UK, including the troubles in Ireland and the nuclear protests throughout the...

60 Years of Fashion

The condensed display of just over 40 photographs celebrates the development of fashion, the rise of the supermodel and the depiction of the female form, while also featuring major icons of the industry from Twiggy to Sophia Loren. As with every exhibition there are a few gems amongst the bunch. One being an early photograph of...

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