French Riviera in the 20th Century + Vintage Styling

Saturday 12 September / 2pm


Join us to take a tour with historical specialist, Lucinda Gosling of Mary Evans Picture Library, through the glorious, glamorous world of the French Riviera. Tracing the riviera’s rising popularity in the early twentieth century, you’ll discover the fashion, faces and places of this glamorous stretch of coastline and find out how the French Riviera became known as the ‘playground of privilege’.

Plus, for all you vintage fashion fans, the event includes a session with author, treasure hunter and Vintage Secret founder Naomi Thompson on how to buy, style and collect vintage. Naomi will be imparting her top tips and trade secrets for buying, styling and collecting vintage clothes and accessories. Come armed with questions!

Talk in association with A Journey to the Riviera display and King & McGaw.

*Free talk with exhibition entry. Booking recommended
If you have any questions about this event please complete our enquiry form

Exhibition tickets: £8.80 adults / £6.60 concessions / £5.50 students
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Left: Riviera Holiday, 1933 © Illustrated London News/Mary Evans Picture Library
Right: Book cover - Style Me Vintage by Naomi Thompson

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