Hello fellow blog readers!
Are you smelling the air, the scents of the flowers and buds that are wafting about? And sniffing the beautiful flora bursting from the seams? And soaking those rays, imbibing the vitamin D you’ve been deprived of for so long?
Ah yes, everything’s feeling lighter.
(Except of course, if you’re an allergy sufferer!) But if you are, I hope like me, you started taking those little pills BEFORE the onset of the pollen season! That’s really the key.
Well I’m here to tell you about a fun and fantastic Diamond Jubilee festival at the Valentines Mansion and Park, showcasing 60 years of art and design in this great city of London! It’s called London Pride – 60 Years of Bright Ideas and begins Thursday with the appearance of the Queen, yes, the Queen (and I practiced my curtsy in her honour, the lucky lady she is!) and ends on Sunday afternoon.
I will be exhibiting (and selling!) on Saturday (31st March) in the gardens of the Valentines Mansion with the Designers/Makers group and would love to see and meet you lovely people who read me. And along with me, there will be of course, a plethora of beautiful handmade things from London designer-makers and local artists as well as an exhibit of classic British cars, fun fair rides, bands, food, and of course the big name exhibitors like Tate, Saatchie Gallery to name just a couple.
A perfect cultured weekend outing in this loving spring weather! So if you’re a lover of art and design and you are curious to see how it’s evolved over the last 60 years, I know where you’ll be this coming Saturday!
Emerson Raod, Ilford, Essex
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