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Teacher focus group + free ticket to ‘Victoria on TV’ lecture

Kensington Palace are developing an exciting new learning programme for KS5 students based on their historic fashion collection, and are looking for Art & Design/Textiles teachers to help them shape it. Aimed at KS5 Art and Design, Textiles and Fashion students, the learning programme will focus on the social, cultural and historical context of Kensington Palace's fashion collection

The programme will include
- The opportunity to learn from fashion curators, conservators and other experts
- Real historic artefacts from our handling collection of clothes and accessories from the last 300 years 
- Teacher CPD sessions
- Online resources

Focus group details
Kensington Palace would like to invite you to a focus group at the palace on Saturday 9th December with other Art & Design teachers to discuss our ideas for the programme and get your feedback. 
In return for your time we offer:
- Free entry to ‘Victoria on TV’, part of the adult learning team’s ‘Brunchtime Lectures ’ series. The speakers will be Michael Howells, Production Designer on the ITV series ‘Victoria’ and Deirdre Murphy, HRP Senior Curator with responsibility for our Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. Read more about the event here 
- Free entry to the palace including the very popular Diana exhibition
- Lunch and refreshments
- A chance to network with colleagues and help shape a new learning programme

The proposed timings for the day will be

11am – 12.30 Victoria on TV lecture
12.30 – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 3pm Focus group

You are welcome to explore the palace after the focus group if you wish. 

Places are limited so please email your details to learning.info@hrp.org.uk to let us know that you would like to attend and we will get back to you as soon as possible to confirm your place.

Posted on 9 November 2017

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