& another thing… ampersands and other stories

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& another thing… ampersands and other stories

Time: December 1, 2021 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: online event
Website or Map: http://www.haringey.gov.uk/br…
Phone: 020 8489 4250
Event Type: online talk, typography history, typography heritage, graphic design, bruce castle museum, local history, haringey heritage, haringey history
Event Added By: Deborah Hedgecock
Latest Activity: Nov 21

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How have ampersands evolved? How have they been used? What are the strangest ones? Graphic designer, creative director, illustrator and type nerd Lydia Thornley is Bruce Castle Museum's special guest speaker for this month's evening online talk. Come and join Lydia as she takes us on a virtual tour of ampersand history and discover some typographical treasures from Tottenham & other places around the borough.

To book your place for this talk online, please book here via Eventbrite. (The Zoom link will be sent to your email nearer the time.): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/another-thing-ampersands-and-other-stories-tickets-215261943267

This online talk is organised by Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, Tottenham www.haringey.gov.uk/brucecastlemuseum

Special guest speaker Lydia Thornley is a graphic designer, creative director and illustrator at Studio of Lydia Thornley https://thornley.co.uk/

Lydia also enjoys embarking on highly-enjoyable voyages of typographic nerdery where her research takes her to interesting places, archives and museums.

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