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The Little Room

Just because you can’t make it out to that lovely country house, doesn’t mean country house can’t come to you.  Private dining for up to 18, sharing menus for every occasion and all those mod-con meeting facilities neatly hidden away.

Browse all our spaces or our events department will be happy to help.

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JANE LONG

Costica Acsinte was a documentary photographer during World War 1, and when he returned to Slobozia in his home country of Romania, he took photos of the local residents.

Fast forward nearly a century, to Australia, where artist Jane Long has discovered Acsinte’s archive of glass plate photographs, and has reimagined and digitalised them in colour.

The results are playful and often surreal scenes that extend around classic looking subjects.

See Jane Long’s images.

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LEE MILLER

Lee Miller explored the impact of WW2 on women’s lives through photography.

Starting as a fashion model, she became one of the most important female war photographers of the century as a correspondent for Vogue – snapping events including the London Blitz and the liberation of Paris.

This is a rare chance to see items never before on display from her collection including art and personal items as well as photographs.

Imperial War Museum, 15th October – 24th April

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DRIVERS IN THE 1980S

Chris Dorley-Brown had the foresight to take quite ordinary photographs in the 1980’s of people driving around London – perhaps knowing that a few decades later they’d be brilliant relics of urban nostalgia.

In fact, his original intention was to document the privatisation of Rolls Royce, but his preoccupation with people meant he captured so much more than just the automotive changes of the time.

Available as a book via Hoxton Mini Press

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MICHELLE KINGDOM

Michelle Kingdom uses embroidery to bring memories, literary snippets and mythologies to life. She calls them psychological landscapes – her persistent inner voices made real.

Each piece is pretty small in scale, but they all pack a lot of intricate stitches. She uses a needle more expressively than tradition dictates – as more of a sketching tool.

Kingdom explores relationships, domesticity, self-perception with subtlety through her beautiful needlework.

Visit Michelle’s website

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Breakfast:  8am – 11.30am
Lunch:  12pm – 3pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10.30pm

Saturday

Brunch: 9am – 4pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10.30pm

Sunday

Brunch:  9am – 4pm
Dinner:  6pm – 10pm

All day menu available throughout the afternoon.

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