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V&A Summer Party 2018

On June 20, members of the V&AAF enjoyed a glamorous night at the V&A. The star-studded annual Summer Party was held in the Museum’s beautiful John Madejski Garden, where guests were entertained by DJ Lady Mary Charteris and British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan who performed on a floating stage.

V&A South Kensington Cromwell Road,
London, SW7 2RL

June 20, 2018, 7:00 pm

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An eclectic mix of royalty, celebrities and leading cultural figures were in attendance, including Princess Beatrice, Bianca Jagger, Russell Wilson and Ciara, Brooklyn Beckham, Yinka Shonibare, Gwendoline Christie and Amber Le Bon.

Hosted by chairman Sir Nicholas Coleridge and director Dr. Tristram Hunt, in partnership with Harrods, guests were treated to bespoke cocktails, tuna sashimi and jamón ibérico, with chili tequila shots for the brave, and decadent ice-cream carts for the sweet-toothed.

Emilia Wickstead, Sabine Getty, Mary Katrantzou and Alice Naylor-Leyland
Emilia Wickstead, Sabine Getty, Mary Katrantzou and Alice Naylor-Leyland
Vanessa Kingori, Gwendoline Christie and Maria Borges
Vanessa Kingori, Gwendoline Christie and Maria Borges

During the evening it was announced by Sir Nicholas Coleridge that the V&A’s David Bowie is… exhibition has now welcomed over two million visitors, making it the most-visited international touring show in the V&A’s history.

Lady Kitty Spencer and Doina Ciobanu
Lady Kitty Spencer and Doina Ciobanu
Arizona Muse and Alice Temperley
Arizona Muse and Alice Temperley

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