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The 1920s: Radical Fashion

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Dress historian Amber Butchart looks at radical fashion changes in the 1920s and some of the notable figures that helped to define the decade. Amber also explores the shifts that influenced the style of the era, from women’s political representation to Hollywood, sporting stars, and the avant-garde art movements that were shaping the modern world.

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Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk


The 1920s: Radical Fashion

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National Archives, Ruskin Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU

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