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Posts Tagged ‘Deptford’

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011: Garden Trends

Held between the 5th-10th of July 2011, this was a chance for all the major garden designers and specialist plant growers to get together and show off their skills... and a chance for me to spot new garden trends.

Written by Amelia Gregory

RHS Flower Show by Abi Daker
RHS Flower Show by Abigail Daker.

Some years ago a friend took me to the Chelsea Flower Show and I absolutely loved it…. all those amazing blooms, link arranged so perfectly and lovingly by people for whom gardening is their entire life. So when my parents mentioned that they would be going to the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (bigger, treatment better, help I was assured) I jumped at the chance to join them.

RHS Hampton Court Flower show review 2011-all photography by Amelia Gregoryread more

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Interview: Laura Hocking

"Like biting into a cream cake and finding a razor blade" Intrigued? You should be. We certainly are! Here's our conversation with the folk-tinted freak pop chanteuse, which delves into Expressionism, opera-writing, and how to brew homemade beer.

Written by Cari Steel

Illustration by Georgia Coote As with all the best new music discoveries, more about my introduction to Laura Hocking and The Long Goodbye began with snippets from light-hearted conversations. By […]

Deptford’s Core Gallery creates artists’ support network with DIY Educate

After the safety of school, facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost - this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY Educate’. Starting from Saturday 26th February, there will be workshops, critiques and lectures to help with the practical aspects of art life.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Jenny Robins So I’m a big fan of Bora Aksu. He’s one of those London Fashion Week underdogs that just has that extra WOW-factor and his show always […]

Deptford X Arts Festival 2010: A Review

The Deptford X Festival has been taking place for five years. This year they asked former local boy and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to be the "lead" artist and I was lucky enough to get my own personal guided tour with him...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, online illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention […]