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by Fran5050
6 years ago
Design & the Decorative Arts - Georgian Britain 1714-1837 - Book Review

This book examines innovations in manufacturing methods, changing tastes and fashion trends in Georgian Britain from tableware to wallpaper and from ceramics to clothing.

Entertainment
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Georgians Revealed - Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain - Book Review

Georgians Revealed - Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain, published by the British Library, is one of the most interesting books I've ever read. It looks at the period between 1714 and 1830 when four Georges sat on the British throne.  

Entertainment
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Georgians Revealed: Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain - British Library

Georgians Revealed, an exhibition at the British Library, shows life as it really was in Georgian times.

Entertainment
by Fran5050
5 years ago
The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy at Queen's Gallery

The summer exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, is entitled The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760. 

History
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Georgian Philanthropy - Abandoned Children Helped by Thomas Coram at Foundling Hospital

In the Georgian era over 1000 babies were abandoned every year.  Find out what the Foundling Hospital did to help these children.

Entertainment
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill - Book Review

Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill was published to coincide with a major restoration programme at Strawberry Hill and an exhibition held at the V&A Museum, London, during 2010.

Travel & Places
by Fran5050
8 years ago
National Trust Properties - Top Ten Places to Visit in London and the South East

Because of rising travel costs and heightened security more of us are taking 'daycations'. A one-day break exploring National Trust properties in and around London can sometimes be more refreshing than a two-week holiday.

Entertainment
by Fran5050
8 years ago
Stowe House and Landscape Gardens - Georgian House Restored for the Nation

Stowe House in Buckinghamshire, with its beautiful Georgian architecture and neo-classical interiors, is being restored to its former glory.

History
by Fran5050
5 years ago
Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq - Book Review

Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from northern Iraq presents new research findings into the little-known Courtauld bag, an absolutely magnificent inlaid metalwork bag dating from about AD1300.

Entertainment
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Daphne Du Maurier - Beloved English Writer

The English writer Daphne Du Maurier was renowned for her contributions to a number of diverse literary genres including short stories, novels, biographies, autobiographies and travel books. The author, who became Lady Browning, was born in London on 13th May 1907. Du Maurier was the third daughter of acclaimed actress Muriel Beaumont and actor/writer Gerald Du Maurier, creator of the somewhat notorious hypnotist Svengali.

Travel & Places
by Fran5050
6 years ago
Robert Opie and the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

The story of British packaging and brands, including Oxo, Fry's, Perrier, MacKintosh's and many other well-loved brands, is told by Robert Opie in a museum dedicated to mass-consumerism. 

History
by Fran5050
4 years ago
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Approaches Ninety - Will She Retire or Refire?

Celebrating her 90th birthday in 2016, Queen Elizabeth II's diary is as full as ever! Will she retire or refire?

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