Monthly Archives: May 2011

Northampton Shoe Museum Sneaker Speaker Symposium

Northampton Guildhall – 2nd April 2011                                                                     … Continue reading

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Little Black Dress Exhibition Review

LBD Little Black Dress Exhibition at the Civic,  Barnsley 31st March – 20th May, 2011 Walking into this exhibition to the sound of Piaf and a proliferation of black and white images felt like an invitation to pleasurable nostalgia.  Arranged … Continue reading

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‘Walking in My Shoes’

The Cuming Museum,                                Walworth Road,  Southwark, London. 10th December, 2010 – 23rd April, 2011. This exhibition combines 50 pairs of historic shoes from the Cuming … Continue reading

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Red peep-toes and Italian heels

No shoes of mine were ever kept when I was a child, neither for sentimental reasons nor to be handed on. I had no siblings.  My shoes were bought at John Lewis, in Cambridge, where my father sold beds and … Continue reading

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Red Shoe Stories

My major shoe story starts back in 2009 when I was a freshly qualified Personal Performance Coach and NLP Practitioner. During my training it was drummed into us that we must find a niche for our coaching businesses.  For me … Continue reading

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My Shoe Story

Just over a year ago I received an email telling me about a doctoral research position on a project about shoes. To many this might at first seem like an odd topic, but not to me – and perhaps not … Continue reading

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‘Sole Sisters’ Article in Local Sheffield Newspaper

Members of the research team were interviewed and photographed by reporters from The Star, Sheffield’s daily newspaper. Click here to read the full article. (Photograph courtesy of Steven Parkin)

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Review: ‘Shoes’ the Musical

Sadler’s Wells at the Peacock Theatre                                       8th February – 3rd April, 2011 After a short stint in the West End during … Continue reading

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