only Room. My trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, was brilliant, as always. Every time I go, I wonder why I don’t go more often – it is a warren full of rooms of delight.
Me and my chum started our day with a visit to the mysterious V & A Members’ Only Room which was hidden on level 4 in the glass exhibition.
|Members’ Room – you can see the reflection of the glass balustrade to the upper glass gallery
The lounge was light, spacious and airy, and we had two attendants to ourselves serving refreshments, lots of wonderful sofas to sit on and huge exhibition books to browse through, I felt very decadent sitting there having my cream tea.
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Art in Action is a four day event that showcases the talents of professional artists in marquees dedicated to their chosen genre of work.
My favourite marquees to visit are always ‘Textiles’, ‘Illustration & Calligraphy’, the ‘Market’ where goodies are for sale and this year another favourite of mine was the ‘War Artists’.
Other forms of crafts are demonstrated too, including painting, ceramics, wood, glass, silverware and jewelry.
As usual, I spend the best part of the morning in the Textiles tent.
Here’s a selection of the artists and their work.
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My visit to the Shirt Collar Exhibition at the Shell House Gallery, was everything I thought it would be. I’ve been following the lead up to it for some time, and finally manged to see the work on the last date of the exhibition.
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