Tag Archives: Special Collections

The Annual Frederick Parker Lectures

The Fredrick Parker Collection is held in our Special Collections, and is a unique resource covering over 300 years of British Furniture making and design, from 1600 to the present day. The Collection consists of over 200 chairs, together with … Continue reading

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Wallpaper

I came across this great article on the BBC culture site about the history of wallpaper – did you know it used to be an offence punishable by death to forge wallpaper in England? And how did people allegedly die … Continue reading

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Artists’ Book Fairs and Symposium

Strange Perfume The LGBTQIA book Fair ‘Strange Perfume‘, which focuses mainly on artists’ books and printed matter, will be at the South London Gallery on 25th and 26th of May. There is a programme of events and stands from an … Continue reading

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Zines and small publishers fair

The small publishers fair is back today and tomorrow in Conway Hall, Holborn. A chance to peruse and buy books, zines and more by independent artists and designers (often directly from the artists themselves), the fair has been going since … Continue reading

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Aldgate in Camera

Aldgate in Camera is a public exhibition organised by ¬†Aldgate Community Events exhibiting images of Aldgate through the years, displayed as close as possible to the original place it was taken. As well as the photos, there are mini exhibitions … Continue reading

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