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The Fashion Chronicles May 16th @ Cookham Festival

Amber Butchart: The Fashion Chronicles: Styles Secrets of History's Best Dressed

Amber Butchart is a fashion historian, author and broadcaster, specialising in the historical intersections between dress, politics and culture. She is regularly asked to speak at cultural hotspots from the Tate to the V&A, and she is widely known as the presenter of A Stitch in Time (BBC Four), Civilisations Stories: The First Refugees (BBC One and BBC Four) and Radio 4’s From Rags to Riches. Here, she talks through her latest book The Fashion Chronicles: Style Stories of History’s Best Dressed”, which crosses continents and over 5000 years to show the importance of communication through clothing, featuring 100 people from Joan of Arc to Marie Antoinette, Karl Marx and Emperor Augustus.
Licensed Bar available at the venue
Event Details : Doors Open at 7:00 PM; Performance starts at 7:30 PM
Tickets: £10 each * from the website www.cookhamfestival.co.uk or at the door if places still available
*plus booking fee
Rogers Room, Parish Centre, Cookham, Berkshire SL6 9SP
Mon 16 May
Contact telephone: 01628 476963 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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