Alice Dryden (huskyteer) wrote,
Alice Dryden

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Weekend of Culture

I had a very cultured day on Saturday. It was a bit hot for culture, and indeed for central London, but by taking frequent drink and ice cream breaks I survived it.

I travelled to Waterloo to meet the One Nice Colleague from my brief stint in Wimbledon, and we set off for the Guild of Aviation Artists' Summer Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. Medium and subject matter varied a great deal, although there will always be lots of Spitfires and poppies. I've pasted some favourites (mostly First World War stuff, surprise surprise) below, but you can visit the entire collection here.


We also found time for a quick look at the South Bank Festival of Love: we had a go on the slides and I got a free temporary tattoo.

Then it was time for me to catch up with tkb for the second time in a week, and Medea at the NT. Great acting, but I found the setting a bit of a puzzle; the costumes looked post-war, but then Medea took an iPhone photo of her family. (Worth it for the laugh, though.)

I should also mention Ice Cream of the Day, or rather ice lolly: grapefruit and Campari from a stall on the South Bank, very refreshing.
Tags: art, planes, theatre

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