Chelsea Arts Club Archive

Chelsea Arts Club Archive

At the turn of the last century, Chelsea attracted bearded Bohemians, fragrant fops in fedoras, riff-raff, writers, architects, painters, musicians, madmen, gays, cartoonists, ne’er-do-wells, socialites from the beau monde, popinjays, coxcombs, cocksmiths, dandiprats, or just plain prats, poets, toffs, tarts, lounge lizards, charlatans, the jeunesse dorée from the West End,...

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What happens to women?

What happens to women?

If the Summer of ‘21 will have an abiding memory – apart from playing Covid Quarantine Bingo, McDonald’s ran out of milkshakes, Nando’s out of chicken and you started your Empty Shelves Brexit Diet, or the completely predictable Afghan refugee emergency that absolutely no one didn’t predict – it may...

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A new Museum of Music in the heart of London

A new Museum of Music in the heart of London

The Royal College of Music (RCM) opens the doors of its historic Grade II listed building to the public on October 5th with the launch of its new Royal College of Music Museum. The College holds one of the largest conservatoire collections of manuscripts, printed music, historic instruments, portraiture and...

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