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A preview of the National Trust Brutal Utopias Tour at the Southbank Centre

Those lucky enough to be booked on to a Brutal Utopias tour at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery will get to see behind scenes before everything shuts down for two years…

Written by Amelia Gregory

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It’s no great secret that I’m a big fan of Brutalist architecture, so I pulled out all the stops to join a preview of the Brutal Utopias tour hosted by the National Trust over the next few weeks (tickets sadly already sold out). The tour offers a unique chance to see areas of the Southbank Centre that are not usually open to the public before the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Hayward Gallery close their doors for a major refurb. Baby Carys came along in my wrap and was admirably well behaved for a not quite two month old.

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We began our adventure with Joseph Watson (London creative director of the National Trust) in the bowels of the complex, tracing the… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Swedish School of Textiles BA

21 graduates from the BA and MA programmes at the Swedish School of Textiles came to London during fashion week to show their wares at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17 September. But is 21 designers in the same show too much…?

Written by Matt Bramford

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

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Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Matilde Sazio She sounds delicate, look website like this pretty and well.. wonderful. Floating folk, her music is ethereal and yet very raw. We at Amelia’s have been […]