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Museum of Youth Culture: Growing Up in Britain

Museum of Youth Culture

Pop up shop and gallery the Museum of Youth Culture celebrates teenage life on Carnaby Street in Soho, London presenting the scenes, styles and sounds of the country’s youth in modern times. With paraphernalia, stories and photographs the space features what life was like growing up in Britain amongst social change and the pursuit of being young, it showcases the fads and trends of popular culture from the 1920’s to the 2020’s fun and rebellious times are relived through the visual iconography of the times.

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David Anthony

David is a London-based Visual Merchandiser and a member of Modern Retail's Editorial Board. With over 30 years' experience and a background in fashion & homewares where he learnt the art of Visual Merchandising and Styling, through department stores and boutiques, David has a varied background and now freelances in the cafe, food and retail lifestyle sector and the world of fashion and homeware brands.

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