London’s Fashion and Textile Museum explores the life and work of fashion designer Thea Porter, in Thea Porter: 70s Bohemian Chic.
Shifting Patterns: Pacific Barkcloth Clothing explores barkcloth making in the Pacific Islands in a free exhibition at the British Museum.
12 historic dolls’ houses give us history in miniature, told through the intriguing stories of the characters who occupy them – V&A Museum of Childhood.
Romantic poets and siblings Mary and Charles Lamb led eventful lives, especially when Mary murdered her mother during a bout of insanity.
Literary critics remain divided over the question of whether William Wordsworth’s cruelty was responsible for Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s decline into mental illness and opium addiction.