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Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Book Launch Party… by Matt

Friday 28th January saw us launch Amelia's Comprendium of Fashion Illustration at the 123 Bethnal Green Road ethical superstore. I lost my trousers, survived the day on a chicken bagel and ached all weekend, but here's how 'ACOFI' was for me…

Written by Matt Bramford

123 Bethnal Green Road, illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went mental in […]

Emit Bloch Interview

Our friends at Creaturemag recently spent the afternoon talking to lo-fi Country singer Emit Bloch. The interview consists of 5 videos and includes some exclusive acoustic performances.

Written by Matt Witt

Creaturemag’s Matt Witt and Emma Tucker recently spent the afternoon talking to lo-fi folk songwriter Emit Bloch. They were kindly invited to his house for a friendly chat about his […]

The London Zine Symposium – A little appreciation please!

The London Zine Symposium – A little appreciation please!

Brick Lane played host to the greats of the Zine world last week, two of our contributors went along to get their thumbs inky, find out what's new in Zine's and eat vegan cupcakes. Here's the second installment.

Written by Matt Witt

Illustration above by: Jenny Robins The London Zine Symposium – The Rag Factory, Brick Lane, 29th May 2010 Zines piled on zines, upon comics, upon fanzines on top of stories […]

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Hedgespoken Travelling Theatre & Storytelling Project on Indiegogo

Artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons have dreamed up a wonderful plan to convert an old Bedford lorry into a travelling theatre and storytelling vehicle for the imagination... find out more below.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hedgespoken is a vehicle for the imagination: a travelling off-grid theatre, storytelling project and home created on the chassis of an old Bedford lorry by artist Rima Staines and poet […]

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Album Review and Interview: Transformuration by Jo Mango

Meet the uber talented Glaswegian musician Jo Mango. This remix album is out of this world...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jo Mango by Marina Esmeraldo. The genre defying musician Jo Mango released her new remix album Transformuration last month, enlisting the help of international artists to reimagine all 10 tracks […]

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Space Beads: Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Made From An Iron Meteorite

On Saturday 27th September 2014 the Royal Observatory in Greenwich held a lecture in conjunction with the Petrie Museum, combining astronomy, Egyptology, experimental archaeology and art. Be inspired!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Space Beads by Kit Wags. It’s been awhile since I last had the opportunity to attend a lecture, but last weekend I went to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich for […]

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Fine Art Exhibition Review

There were a huge variety of works on show at the Fine Art graduate shows: top picks from Northumbria, Northbrook, Newcastle, Bath Spa and Arts Uni Bournemouth.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dominance, Power and Serene Harmony (1) by Lydia Reeves. It’s late I know, but I have just one more review left from a summer of graduate shows; the Free Range […]

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Kate Bush at the Eventim Apollo 2014: Live Review

We catch the iconic singer during her sold out run of London shows on Saturday 6th September 2014.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Kate Bush by Daria Hlazatova This could never be an ordinary show. Not like some 20 minute set at the Windmill, oh no. This was Kate Bush, and Kate Bush […]

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Camberwell College of Art MA Illustration 2014 Final Show Review

A round up of work shown by graduates of the MA Illustration programme in Camberwell College of Art on Peckham Road.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Illustration by Jady Ong Earlier in July I headed to Camberwell College of Art on Peckham Road to take a look at the MA Illustration Final Show. I admired and […]

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New Designers 2014 Review: Best New Illustration & One Year On Textiles

My best illustration and One Year On textile finds from the New Designers show, held in July 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Adam Corns. I sadly missed the first weekend of New Designers this year, but I made it to the second weekend and made a beeline for the illustration […]

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Best Photography Graduates

Photography graduates showcased their work at the Truman Brewery over two weeks during June 2014. Here's my pick of the bunch!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I always get a sense of déjà at the Free Range student photography shows, where similar themes and styles crop up year in year out. However there are always some […]

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MOSCHINO: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Making a London debut, the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men S/S 2015 was Jeremy Scott's Moschino, shown at Lindley Hall on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Moschino S/S 2015 by Krister Selin Moschino was the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men, and the 300-strong queue outside Lindley Hall was testament to that. Inside, the wall had […]

London Stories: The winners and my favourites from the Serco Prize for Illustration 2014

Better late than never! Here are the winners and my favourite picks from the preeminent illustration competition, run in association with the AOI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gill Bradley, Monkey band at large in Notting Hill 1927. It’s official: I am a twit. Despite being invited by The AOI to sit on the judging panel for this […]

Little Playful Art: Illustrator Isher Dhiman introduces her bespoke range of artwork for special occasions

Talking bespoke artwork to celebrate special occasions with Amelia's Magazine contributor Isher Dhiman.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Baby Birth Cards by Little Playful Art. Alongside producing beautiful fashion illustrations for Amelia’s Magazine, illustrator Isher Dhiman has been making gorgeous bespoke artworks for special occasions under the name […]

An interview with Marissa Nadler and review of new album July

The prolific and talented Marissa Nadler returns with her 6th album of the decade, now signed to the fabulous Bella Union in the UK.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marissa Nadler by Daniel Jamie Williams. Gothic folk singer Marissa Nadler returns with her sixth album, released this month on the Bella Union label in the UK. The undoubted centre […]

KTZ: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

KTZ have long been one of my favourite shows to catch, here's why! The madness unfolded in Victoria House on Wednesday 8 January…

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2014 by Sine Skau Only if resident LC:M hunk David Gandy has been wheeled in will you find a tedious tailored three-piece suit at a KTZ show – […]

Craftivism Direct Action against the Tar Sands: an interview with artist Lucy Sparrow

'Felt Impacts of the Tar Sand' was delivered to the Canada Europe Energy Summit at Canada House on Tuesday 19th November, a stark reminder of the destruction wrought by the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yesterday I was alerted to an inspiring direct action designed to draw attention to the ongoing destruction involved with the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands in Canada. Together […]

Portfolio: an interview with illustrator Claire Kearns aka Curly C

Claire Kearns has been producing beautiful illustrations for Amelia's Magazine for a couple of years now: so I decided to catch up with her and find out more about her working process and inspirations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felder Felder by Claire Kearns. In the first of my interviews to introduce the wonderful portfolio illustrators who will appear on the soon to be relaunched Amelia’s Magazine, let’s meet […]

Kingston University Fashion MA Graduate Catwalk Show Review 2013

Graduating students from Kingston's MA Fashion course took over the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer on Thursday 12 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Elina Priha MA collection by Claire Kearns With London Fashion Week beginning the next day, graduating MA students from Kingston University commandeered the inspiring Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer to present […]

Brahma Dreaming: an interview with illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini

Italian illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini talks about her latest collaboration with the author John Jackson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Italian born illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini has teamed up with polymath writer, lawyer, nature lover and publisher John Jackson for the second time to create a new book. Brahma Dreaming: […]


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London Zine Symposium 2011

Sun 17th April 2011, 12:00pm – 06:00pm

The Rag Factory, Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ

Written by Amelia Gregory

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