Jewish Museum - London


Counter-Culture Late Opening

Date: Thursday 19 May 2016

Time: 6-9pm (full timings in programme at the bottom of the page)

Price: 10 (students 5)

Categories: menswear dorothy bohm late opening

Explore the exhibitions Moses, Mods and Mr Fish: The Menswear Revolution and Dorothy Bohm: Sixties London after hours and enjoy music, activities, and talks inspired by the theme of Counter Culture. 

  • Enjoy live music from The Retros, a six-piece band dedicated to bringing the sounds of the '60s to life.
  • Hear '60s fashion blogger, Johanna Payton the founder of Fashion Detective, talk about the styles featured in Dorothy Bohm’s '60s street photography.
  • Create a '60s-style bandana or scarf with London Craft Club. We'll be showing you how to make your own ink stamps to create a colourful repeating pattern on a cotton scarf or bandana.
  • Celebrate the life of Jewish, Counter-Culture poet and jazz lyricist, Fran Landesman, with live Spoken Word and never seen before recording of one of Fran’s final performances, brought to you by John-Paul O’Neill of Farrago Poetry and guests. 
  • Get up close to objects from the London College of Fashion Archives - including vintage shoes, a '60s Mary Quant dress and make-up, and cuttings from Michael Martin Menswear of Carnaby Street Collection - with Jane Holt, Senior Research Fellow Archives and Special Collections.
  • Repair your denim and pledge to choose #secondhandfirst with TRAID’s workshop. Do bring unwanted clothes to donate to the cause!
  • Make your own personal slogan in our badge-making craft workshop.
  • Learn more about the Fashion Revolution and ask #whomademyclothes? with a talk from Sarah Ditty, Head of Policy at Fashion Revolution
  • Take part in a '60s-inspired photo booth.
  • Get glammed up in your favourite counter culture or '60s inspired outfit - the best dressed will win a prize, as judged by Fashion Detective Johanna Payton.

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Generously supported by Lugermad Photography

Download the full programme of events

Counter-Culture Late Opening - JME 542 - ADULT


Counter-Culture Late Opening - JME 542 - STUDENT