Love Letters to the Buildings
2 May – 23 June 2023
From artist and curator Sal Pittman, Love Letters to the Buildings celebrates the history of LCF and bids farewell to some of LCF’s buildings ahead of our move to East Bank, part of Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in September 2023.
Plan your visit
Designed for Life
6 September – 19 January 2024
Coinciding with the launch of LCF’s new site at East Bank, Designed for Life celebrates our decades-long dedication to using fashion and design as a force for positive change and social responsibility.
Making More Mischief
Making More Mischief explores the vibrant world of folk costume and reflects the rich tapestry of people bringing them to life.
Who we are
Collaborations and Community
Collaborating and co-creating through community and public engagement.
LCF is proud to announce the opening of its new home as part of East Bank, the vibrant cultural quarter for innovation, creativity, and learning situated on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Introducing LCF's new public facing Cultural Programme
LCF is excited to announce that from September 2023, when it opens the doors to its new home as part of East Bank, it will offer a brand-new, free, cultural programme open to the public.
Our New Home - Secure by Design
LCF's new home on East Bank was the first in the UK to achieve Secure by Design accreditation, read more on how the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was built with community safety in mind.
LCF students celebrate the voice of costume designers at V&A's Performance Festival 2023
As part of V&A's annual Performance Festival, MA Fashion Curation and Cultural Programming students have developed interventions to celebrate the voice of costume designers by offering interactive and contemplative experiences that creatively explore costume design.
UCL East campus and LCF, welcome East Bank SEEDED artists in residence
Four artists have taken up a five-month residency at UCL East campus and LCF, to investigate themes around social practice, activism, collective memory, urbanisation, and community engagement.
Making Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain
The exhibition is curated by Simon Costin and Mellany Robinson, of the Museum of British Folklore, and Professor Amy De La Haye, Rootstein Hopkins Chair of Dress History & Curatorship and Joint Director of the Research Centre for Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion, UAL, in collaboration with Compton Verney.