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Over the pond…

This is the year of London, apparently.  I went over in September just for a day with a French friend – she told me I was her interpreter!  1,299 more words

Young Victoria and Albert Walk

This walk is for all Victoria TV series fans. You start by seeing several of the grandest mansions in London including of course Buckingham Palace. You then head for the palace where Victoria and Albert married. 223 more words

Culture Vultures: Checked out the borough's museums late-ly?

Did you know that some of the world-class museums that are on your doorstep open for regular adults-only evenings?

These events are often free and usually feature talks, shows and interactive activities.  356 more words


'Undressed' at the V&A

An exhibition that, unfortunately, left me a little deflated.

First of all, the problem of where to start. Literally, where to start. The exhibition appeared to be loosely organised in categories but the lack of chronological ordering and an obvious starting point made me somewhat uncomfortable and confused. 282 more words


Rare: Splurging on a special dinner at “Victoria and Albert”.

Rarer: Impeccably skillful presentation of our “Colgin 2003“, transported all the way from our NJ wine rack, where it had rested peacefully for over a decade (well worth the corkage fee)!

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The V&A is one of my favourite museums.

It was awarded The Art Fund Museum of the Year 2016 prize- a accolade truly deserved.  The annual museum prize, the largest in the world, recognises the outstanding innovation, imagination and achievements of one museum throughout the preceeding year. 83 more words