Fashion at Chatsworth. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, While staying in Derbyshire for the Bank Holiday weekend I took the opportunity to visit House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth House curated by heiress apparent Lady Burlington and US Vogue editor Hamish Bowles for whom I did work experience … Continue reading

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The Runaround. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, In my capacity as curator of the Savoy Museum I happened to do some research about Fred and his sister Adele Astaire’s first stay at the hotel in 1933. Fred and Adele were a famous dancing duo on … Continue reading

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Noel Coward at the Savoy October 2010

Dear Rowley, You recall I told you about the remarkable Rosy Runciman who is Sir Cameron’s archivist? Well, Rosy invited me to the press night of Noel Coward’s Hayfever at the Kingston Theatre last week starring Celia Imrie as Judith … Continue reading

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