Friday Late: Bright Young Things

Friday Late: Bright Young Things

6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Immerse yourself in the glittering world of the 1920s and 1930s at London Transport Museum’s Friday Late.

Inspired by the Museum’s Poster Girls – a century of art and design exhibition, with music and bars, guests can experience vintage girl power and iconic art movements through curated lectures, tours and workshops. Party goers can also enjoy unusual games inspired by the era such as Good Cop Bad Cop, Wits and Wagers and Cash ‘n’ Guns and a two for £12 offer on Southside cocktails, the tipple of choice for Al Capone and the mobsters of Chicago.

Highlights include:

Performances by

The Susie Qs, a close-harmony trio singing swing classics and performing the dance moves to match
Swing Patrol & the Dixie Dinahs with their fun and friendly introduction to Charleston dancing. Guests can also take part in Charleston lessons

Talks

Hear about the scandalous female characters who personified ‘girl power’ in the 1920s and 1930s from Lucinda Gosling of the Mary Evans Picture Library, who has written widely on various aspects of 20th century social history
The stories of some of the remarkable women who have graced the corridors of the iconic Savoy Hotel are revealed by the Savoy’s archivist, Susan Scott
Learn about London’s first skyscraper and Art Deco architectural masterpiece, 55 Broadway, and how the public art on the façade caused public outrage

Screening

Pianist Andrew Oliver from The Lucky Dog Picturehouse accompanies a programme of vintage British newsreels, travel documentaries and comedies from the 1920s.

Exhibition: Poster Girls – a century of art and design

Visit the Poster Girls exhibition which features over 150 stunning posters and original artworks and showcases female poster designers, many from the 1920s and 1930s, and reveals the hidden stories behind their work.

Cost: £15


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

18:45 18:45 Europe/London Friday Late: Bright Young Things Immerse yourself in the glittering world of the 1920s and 1930s at London Transport Museum’s Friday Late. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/03/09/friday-late-bright-young-things-165921 London Transport Museum,Covent Garden Piazza, London,London,

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Location

London Transport Museum,

Covent Garden Piazza, London, London, WC2E 7BB

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