Vivienne Westwood at The Bowes Museum

Date Posted: 07/04/2011

Groups planning a visit to The Bowes Museum, County Durham this summer will have the chance to see major international exhibition Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973-2011.

Celebrating the ingenuity and creativity of British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, the exhibition - first premiered in London - will run at The Bowes Museum from 10thJune to 10thJuly, following previews in Moscow and Beirut. The exhibition will be open for a limited time before it then travels to Japan, New York and China.

Displayed in the museum’s new Fashion & Textile Gallery, the exhibition will showcase around 200 show designs, tracing the success of Dame Westwood’s career to date. Entry to Vivienne Westwood Shoes, An Exhibition 1973-2011 is free with museum admission.

For further information or to arrange a group visit to The Bowes Museum, telephone: 01833-694615 or e-mail

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