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Biscuit Decoration with Viva O’Flynn (@vivavoom)

Try your hand at biscuit and cake decoration with pastry chef Viva O’Flynn

Friday 7 April 2023 18:30 – 20:30 BST

Dorothy Wilding was renowned for photographing royalty.  Royal occasions and cake go hand in hand, and, as it’s Easter weekend, we’ve combined the two into a special event that involves biscuit decorating, an Easter Egg Hunt and eating cake!

We will have different kinds of cupcakes and biscuits made by the pastry chef Viva O’Flynn (@vivavoom).

Let’s have some fun on Good Friday evening!

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Free entry. Booking is essential as spaces are limited, register using the eventbrite link above!

This workshop is part of the Gloucester Lates project – Gloucester Lates is a series of weekly workshops/by young people for young people , created by Hundred Heroines in collaboration with JOLT, and is running alongside the Dorothy Wilding Exhibition at the Eastgate Shopping Centre (Gloucester).

23 Bell Walk (bottom of the escalator), Eastgate Shopping Centre, Gloucester.

This event is held in conjunction with Dorothy Wilding: 130 Photographs – the first exhibition of Dorothy’s work in the city where she was born.

Born in Longford in 1893, Dorothy Wilding left Gloucester for the bright lights of London, where she established her own studio by the age of 21.  This new, major exhibition features iconic portraits of the young Queen Elizabeth as well as images of some of Dorothy’s famous sitters, including Tallulah Bankhead, Cecil Beaton, Noël Coward, Vivien Leigh, Joyce Grenfell and Barbara Cartland. Other works taken in her New York studio in the 1940s and 1950s will include iconic portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and new stars of the 1950s, Yul Brynner and Harry Belafonte.

Curated by Sisters of the Lens, the exhibition comprises some of Dorothy’s iconic portraits reprinted in a large, contemporary style alongside smaller original prints and ephemera including books, magazines, coins and stamps featuring Dorothy’s work.

This project has been made possible through the generous support of the Ampersand Foundation and the Association of Independent Museums New Stories New Audiences grant scheme, funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund.