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Posts Tagged ‘The Create Place’

Valentine’s Day 2012: Things To Do

Fancy making your own Valentine's gifts? Single and looking for something alternative? Or just hunting down something special to do with your loved one on the 14th February. Here's a whole bunch of suggestions handily pulled together in one blog...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rebecca Hendin Valentines
Artwork by Rebecca Hendin.

You've read my suggestions for alternative and special Valentine's Day gifts, now it's time for a round up of interesting things to do as the day approaches.

Create Place
First up, suggestions for classes where you can make your own gifts: Pop along to The Create Place tonight for a spectacular celebration of the kitschy, tacky and smoochy courtesy of the Second Friday Society. Cross-stitching will be tutored by Violet Iris, alongside biscuit decorating. Expect cocktails, sarcasm and silliness, all for just £14. You will be encouraged to approach Valentine's Day with a pinch of salt. Last year contributor Jessica Furseth took on… read more

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The Papered Parlour: Fashion in the Age of Austerity

Fashion in the Age of Austerity brought together a whole host of top notch ethical fashionistas to ask the question: is fashion wearing out the planet? Held at the V&A Museum of Childhood on Thursday 3rd March 2011.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen. Illustration by Faye West. Designers Remix is a somewhat ridiculous name for the signature brand from Danish designer Charlotte Eskildsen. The press release states that […]

The reluctant Valentiner

Valentine’s Day sceptic Jessica Furseth makes peace with the heart-shaped holiday. Sort of.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Peppermint Patty. An oil painting by Artist Andrea Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you […]