Reignbow! She's worn every colour under the sun in her record reign
A FEW OF THE NUMBERS BEHIND THE ROYAL FASHION ICON THROUGHOUT THE LONGEST EVER ROYAL REIGN: 2,091 - The number of hand-sewn shamrocks on the white gown she wore in Ireland in 2011. 1982 - The year she began to wear reading glasses. In 1993, she asked the Duke of Edinburgh to give an address on her behalf as she had forgotten to bring them.
Gil Scott-Heron, soul & jazz poet, musician, author, & self-described "bluesologist". He was primarily known as a spoken word performer, addressing social & political issues, particularly with his popular "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" work. His music, notably on Pieces of a Man and Winter in America, influenced & helped engender later African-American music genres such as hip hop & neo soul. Music writers have described him as "the godfather of rap" & "the Black Bob Dylan". R.I.P.
The Woman in Hitler's Bathtub: Lee Miller, Munich, 1945
Lee Miller: A Woman's War. Our upcoming exhibition explores the impact of the Second World War on women's lives through the photography of Lee Miller, one of the most important female war photographers of the twentieth century. This exhibition is the first to address Miller’s vision of gender and features many photographs, objects, art and personal items never before seen on display. The exhibition starts on the 15th of October running until April 24th