Making More Mischief
About the exhibition
Making More Mischief is the highly anticipated sequel to the successful exhibition, Making Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain, held at Compton Verney in Warwickshire. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, this project offers a fresh perspective on the pivotal role of costume in local and seasonal folk customs, with a distinct focus on London.
The exhibition presents captivating narratives, objects, and items ranging from the iconic Pearly Kings and Queens to the vibrant Notting Hill Carnival. Additionally, it features never-before-seen installations resulting from collaborations with Numbi Arts and Pxssy Palace. Making More Mischief delves into the vibrant world of British folk customs, reflecting the diverse tapestry of individuals who bring them to life.
Curated by Simon Costin and Mellany Robinson of the Museum of British Folklore, along with Professor Amy De La Haye, London College of Fashion, UAL.
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Making Mischief: Folklore 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