North: Fashioning Identity @ Somerset House

Currently showing at Somerset house is the North: Fashioning identity exhibition. Bringing together a collection, including photography, fashion, music and lifestyle artefacts by a number of artists, the aim is to showcase visual representations of the North of England. "The show looks at the themes and tropes present in these collective visions of northern England and … Continue reading North: Fashioning Identity @ Somerset House

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Getty images gallery

You may have heard of Getty images which is one of the biggest photo agencies around. Many of their photos are featured in the news, sport and editorial sector. Situated a short walk from Oxford Circus station is the Getty images gallery which offers unique access to one of the greatest photographic collections in the … Continue reading Getty images gallery

Beetles and Huxley gallery

Beetles and Huxley is a gallery space situated in Mayfair and represents a number of influential photographers. We went to visit while Alec Soth, photographer of the career defining project 'Sleeping by the Mississippi' which documents his journey on a number of road trips along the Mississippi river. The gallery is fairly small and intimate … Continue reading Beetles and Huxley gallery

Fair luxury presents @ Goldsmiths’ centre

The Goldsmiths' centre in Farringdon is described as a unique community for design, creativity and craftsmanship. It is a leading charity for professional training and plays host to events, exhibitions, workshops and studio space. I visited after hearing about the Fair luxury responsibly sourced jewellery selling exhibition. As I walked through the entrance I was … Continue reading Fair luxury presents @ Goldsmiths’ centre

Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

I often look at amazing Lego structures and think I could probably make something similar but then I get to work and all that comes out of it is a staircase, one that doesn't even stand up! So when I see art, such as these DC superheroes that were created by the likes of Nathan … Continue reading Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

Robots @ the science museum

Who would have thought that robots went back 500 years! This fascinating show begins with a very lifelike baby robot to greet you at the door and is followed by some other pretty freaky, yet interesting humanoids throughout. You can really see how far technology has moved on as you move through the rooms of … Continue reading Robots @ the science museum

Love and fear @ the design museum

As I entered the design museum I was quite taken with the stunning architecture and design of the building itself. Very minimalistic and open plan you could be mistaken for thinking that there isn't actually much going on inside there. Once you reach the top floor you are led round into the main permanent collection … Continue reading Love and fear @ the design museum

Wolfgang Tillmans at the Tate

Wolfgang Tillmans is a contemporary artist creating photographic images that range from still life to political activism. I went with my class to the Tate modern along the Southbank to specifically see the Tillmans exhibition. Upon arrival we were told that Tilmans is very hands on when it comes to how his work is displayed … Continue reading Wolfgang Tillmans at the Tate

10 places I want to visit in London

I am planning a lovely little getaway over Easter with my two girls, we are hoping to visit Italy but struggling to decide which part to visit as it all seems so beautiful! In the meantime, to keep myself busy, I have put together a list of places I would like to visit locally. Sky … Continue reading 10 places I want to visit in London

The Magical Lantern Festival

On Wednesday I was invited, as a TimeOut tastemaker, to the opening of the magical lantern festival held in the grounds of Chiswick house in West London. The festival is to celebrate the upcoming Chinese new year, which this year is the year of the rooster. The theme for the festival is 'Explore the silk road' … Continue reading The Magical Lantern Festival