BOOK TICKETS NOW: Curator Shonagh Marshall and fashion writer Camilla Morton discuss fairy tales and fashion, Thursday 13 November 19.00-20.30

Talks & Events

Each exhibition and display will be accompanied by an exciting programme of talks, film screenings, activities and late events.

From Fairy Tale to Fashion
Thursday 13 November 19.00-20.00
Screening Room £11/£10

Together with fashion writer Camilla Morton, Shonagh Marshall, curator of the Fashioning Narratives display and the driving force behind Fashioning Winter, will explore the link between the fantasy of the fairy tale and the spectacle of the catwalk show. 

At the Coalface: Responsibility
Wednesday 12 November 19.00-21.30
Old Post Room £6

Whether it be completing our daily workload, looking after our dependents, paying our taxes, or even simply being less wasteful, responsibility is a familiar day-to-day concern for all of us. But what does the word mean within design? Join us for the second instalment of At the Coalface, a regular series of evening discussions hosted by Somerset House and Makerversity


Fashioning Winter: Snow, Sport and Style
Thursday 20 November 19.00-20.30
Screening Room £11/£10

Now approaching its 150th anniversary, little is widely known about the early days of winter tourism in Switzerland. Although the first of the winter visitors to the Alps were convalescents, they were also joined by healthy friends and relatives who, for amusement and exercise, devised new activities sliding about on the snow and ice. Talking to Fashioning Winter: Moving Mountains curator Tory Turk, Susan Barton will reveal the quirky origins of winter tourism.


Guy Bourdin: Spotlight on Style Tours
Wednesdays and Fridays, 13.30 (Excluding 24, 26 & 31 December and 2 January)
Embankment Galleries

Join a member of the gallery team for a spotlight tour of Guy Bourdin exhibition. Each tour will delve into these iconic, ground-breaking images and the stories behind the style.

Free Guided Tours
Free Guided Tours
Thursdays and Saturdays

Discover Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, scientific curiosity and naval power, extravagant entertainments and 'the King's Shilling', as we lead you from the airy lightwells of graceful staircases to the atmospheric Deadhouse.

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