Date: Wednesday 15 September,
Time:19.00-20.45 (talk 19.00-20.00, wine reception 20.00-20.45) Doors open 18.30
Venue: Held at the V&A, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL (Please use the side entrance on Exhibition Road)
Cost: tickets are £10 (cash / cheque) - spaces are limited and to reserve a place please email Alex Gibbs at the V&A WI on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7942 2277
Vicar's inauguration on Tuesday 21st of September.
The vicar of St Georges is having his inauguration / installation on Tuesday 21st which is why we are not meeting on this date.
If you would like to attend pls feel free to attend. Kate/Helena have more details about this.
Tube "Ghost" Tours at Aldwych, 24th to 26th of September.
See where Londoners took refuge from the Blitz, open for 3 days to mark the 70th Anniversary of the 2nd world war air raids.
Tickets available at www.ltmuseum.co.uk
Tours last 45mins
Grace Kelly at the V&A finishes on the 26th of September
Fashion, room 40
£6, £4 concessions (seniors, students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders)
Free to V&A Members
The spectacular wardrobe of Grace Kelly is on display at the V&A. Tracing the evolution of her style from her days as one of Hollywoods most popular actresses in the 1950s and as Princess Grace of Monaco, the display presents over 50 of Grace Kelly's outfits together with hats, jewellery and the original Hermès Kelly bag. Dresses from her films, including High Society, are on show as well as the gown she wore to accept her Oscar award in 1955. These are accompanied by film clips and posters, photographs and her Oscar statuette. The display also includes the lace ensemble worn by Grace Kelly for her civil marriage ceremony to Prince Rainier in 1956 and 35 haute couture gowns from the 1960s and 70s by her favourite couturiers Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy, and Yves St Laurent.
- Proms at Royal Albert Hall or Proms in the Park on 11th of September
- Battle of Britain at Royal Festival Hall on 11th of September
- LWWI Sewing Group, Kate will send out details of the date for this