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06 March 2019Dior Exhibition at the V&A
29 March 2019Afternoon tour of the Houses of Parliament
15 April 2019Two Historic London Houses
14 May 2019Collection Care talk and tour at The National Archives, Kew
11 June 2019Day tour out of London to Chenies Manor House and Milton's Cottage
17 June 2019The Art & History of Glasgow, Charles Rennie Mackintosh & the V&A at Dundee
18 July 2019Day tour out of London to Henry Moore Studios, his house and exhibition
01 September 2019“Discover Medical London” walking tour and visit to Royal College of Physicians (date to be confirmed)
16 October 2019Private ‘Connoisseur’ visit to Turner’s House (Sandycombe Lodge), Twickenham

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Dior Exhibition at the V&A
Wednesday 06 March 2019


This morning we visit the V&A for the much-anticipated Christian Dior exhibition.  Our day starts with coffee and an introductory talk, with tickets for the exhibition allocated to time slots of 12.15pm and 12.30pm.

The exhibition ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior.   Spanning 1947 to the present day, it traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers. Original Dior pieces from the museum’s archive, together with additionally sourced items including accessories, fashion photography, film, makeup, illustrations and Dior’s personal possessions, all sit alongside 200 haute couture ensembles. Items worn by high-profile clients including Princess Margaret, Nancy Mitford and Margot Fonteyn are amongst the exhibits.  

Cost - £33.00 per person to include tea/coffee, talk and ticket to the exhibition. Those with V&A membership pay £15.00 per person for the talk and tea/coffee and use their membership card for access to the exhibition.

The booking form can be downloaded here.