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  • Game of Thrones - The Hardhome Embroidery

    Friday 30 September, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    To celebrate Game of Thrones series 5, HBO commissioned the Embroiders Guild to create a special artwork, featuring a 'White Walker' from the series

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  • Engineering High Tech Architecture

    Tuesday 04 October, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    SOLD OUT: Join Lord Norman Foster and Lord Richard Rogers and Arup engineers Alistair Guthrie, Martin Manning, and Andy Sedgwick in an exclusive discussion about the ground-breaking architect-engineer collaborations that led to the creation of High Tech buildings and a design approach that remains influential today.

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  • Jane Wernick: Engineering Delight

    Friday 7 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join us for a conversation with structural engineer Jane Wernick, who has collaborated with many leading architects on projects that bring joy to thoughsands of visitors daily, such as the Xstrata Treetop Walkway at Kew, the Millennium Wheel, and the Living Architecture houses. 

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  • Fred Butler - It's A London Thing

    Friday 14 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Fred to celebrate the publication of her first book, It’s A London Thing: An Insider’s City Guide, inviting you all to come along on her London travels.

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  • Art Deco: The Glamour of the Jazz Age with Judith Miller

    Monday 17 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    MEMBERS-ONLY: Join antiques expert Judith Miller, author of the beautifully illustrated Miller’s Art Deco: The Glamour of the Jazz Age, for an evening exploring the key makers and pieces of the movement, and discover what to look for as a collector.

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  • Michael Crawford in Conversation

    Tuesday 18th October, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Michael Crawford in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Phantom of the Opera for a discussion of his award-winning career, from his Broadway debut in 1967 to his current West End starring role in The Go Between.

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  • Today's Design - Tomorrow's Reality

    Wednesday 19 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Wallpaper*'s Editor-in-Chief Tony Chambers for a talk to commemorate its 20th anniversary, and learn how design can change the world.

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  • Christopher Frayling on 2001 - Designing an Odyssey

    Monday 24 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Christopher Frayling for an talk based on exclusive access to the Harry Lange archive of drawings and photographs - and it follows the key designs for '2001' from first thoughts right through to finished film.

     

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  • JOSEPH's Louise Trotter in Conversation

    Monday 31 October 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Joseph's Creative Director, Louise Trotter in conversation with the FT's Fashion Editor Jo Ellison, as she discusses the impact Joseph had on her formative influences and how these filter through into her own vision for the brand today.

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  • Cathleen Naundorf in Conversation

    Friday 4 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Cathleen Naundorf in conversation as she discusses her approach and how she has been influenced by her earlier experiences in photoreportage, covering communities such as the Yanomami tribe in Amazonia and shamans in Siberia.

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  • Landscape of Dreams

    Monday 7 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    MEMBERS-ONLY: To tie in with the publication of their long awaited first book Landscape of Dreams, Isabel and Julian Bannerman will talk about their approach to design, rooted in history and the classical tradition, but fresh, eclectic and surprising.

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  • The Annual Benjamin Zucker Lecture on Mughal Art

    Thursday 10 November, 19.00 – 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    EVENING EVENT: The Portuguese voyages of exploration which culminated in the establishment of an annual maritime route to India, dramatically increased European access to gemstones.

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  • Matthew Williamson

    Thursday 17 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    SOLD OUT: Join Matthew Williamson in conversation as he discusses the brand’s inimitable style, extensive range, and where he’s taking it next.

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  • Caitlin Price in Conversation

    Friday 18 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join fashion designer Caitlin Price in conversation as she discusses her career and what it’s like to be part of London’s Fashion East. 

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  • Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste, and Collecting

    Monday 21 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    MEMBERS-ONLY: David Linley, Honorary Chairman of Christie’s Europe, Middle East, Russia and India and Dr. Amin Jaffer, International Director of Asian Art, will be in-conversation to mark the publication of Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste, and Collecting at Christie’s.

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  • Sassoon International: Mark Hayes in Conversation

    Monday 28 November, 19.00 – 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    EVENING EVENT: Join Sassoon International Creative Director Mark Hayes and author and fashion historian Caroline Cox as they discuss the legacy of Vidal Sassoon and his company’s place in the international fashion arena.

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  • Kelly Hoppen

    Tuesday 29 November 2016, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    SOLD OUT: In an intimate and candid talk with the V&A, Kelly Hoppen shares her attitudes, mindsets and inspirations which led to worldwide success.

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  • Tom Piper

    Friday 2 December, 19.00 - 20.00

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Designer of the extraordinary 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' poppies installation at the Tower of London, in collaboration with artist Paul Cummins, which was visited by over 5 million people, Tom Piper MBE is a critically acclaimed artist and theatremaker.

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  • Tory Burch in Conversation

    Tuesday 6 December, 19.00 - 20.45

    Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

    Join Tory Burch as she talks with the journalist Gianluca Longo about celebrating life’s dualities and discusses her multidimensional approach to life as a mother, entrepreneur, designer, CEO and philanthropist.

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