Lucinda Hawksley, author of 'Bitten by Witch Fever,' will talk about wallpaper, fashion, medical mystification and serial poisoners, about death by arsenic and how it became a constant topic in Victorian newspapers.
Chloe Grimshaw and Luke White discuss what it takes to set up studio and maintain a creative business beyond the bright lights of the city, with textile designer Helen David and photographer Matilda Temperley.
We live in a fascinating retail era. As the aftershocks from retail parks, Amazon and the ‘death of the high street’ reverberate, a recalibration of shops and their function seems to be taking place. From ‘Boxparks’ made of shipping containers to pop-up concession shops-within-shops, from lifestyle record/book/coffee stores to ad hoc hipster street stalls, there are untold experiments in getting people not just spending their money, but enjoying doing so.