The Enchanted Palace

Kensington palace has been enchanted!!

LPT staff are up and about and finding out the new and exciting events and exhibitions around London.

The Enchanted Palace merges history with fashion and story telling, to give an exciting twist to the tale of the seven princesses that once lived at the palace. Visitors go on a quest to find the seven princesses, each room captivates the life of a different princess and its your task to discover the clues to complete the quest.

The room of flight dedicated to Princess Charlotte, shows a beautiful Vivienne Westwood dress suspended in air and fleeing down the king’s grand staircase.

A dress belonging to Princess Margaret

A performance artist looks at a dress by Norman Hartnell worn by Princess Margaret in 1952

Also displaying the elegant dresses of princess Diana and princess Margaret which were worn on state occasions.

LPT loved the merging of new designs with historical ones and how the dresses captivate not only the beauty of the princesses but each era, also the designers own personal detail and attitude that make this exhibition so wonderful to visit.

The enchanted palace incorporates the work of: Dame Vivienne Westwood, Paul Costelloe, Zandra Rhodes, Bruce Oldfield, Maria Theresa Fernandes.

For more info go to the Visit London site and search enchanted palace.

or alternatively check out here who supplied the photo

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About London Printworks Trust

London Printworks Trust is the centre of excellence for textile print. Our passion has continued for twenty years since establishing ourselves as a charity to encourage professional artists, designers and emerging talent to learn, to share ideas, to produce new work and to fulfil their creative potential. Through our specialist hand printing equipment and workshop facilities we support and nurture creativity in people from the local community of Brixton, and across London. We are developing a new programme of residency places, courses, talks and new open access in response to the changes to funding. We appreciate and thank the support from our Board, Volunteers and Freelancers, without whom we would not have survived the changes to our funding. Continued support from The Leverhulme Trust and Lambeth also helps us to make a difference.
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