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In Conversation with Scarlett Cannon and Juliana Sissons

Bonington Gallery

Scarlett Cannon (left) and Juliana Sissons (right)
Public lectures

Following the success of the London’s Calling exhibition, we’ve invited 80s club host and fashion icon, Scarlett Cannon, to join us for an in-conversation event with fashion designer and Nottingham Trent University lecturer, Juliana Sissons.

  • From: Wednesday 18 October 2017, 2.30 pm
  • To: Wednesday 18 October 2017, 4 pm
  • Registration: 2.15 pm – 2.30 pm
  • Location: Bonington Lecture Theatre, Bonington Building, Dryden Steet, Nottingham, NG1 4GG
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 18 October 2017, 10.00 am
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Event details

Join us on Wednesday 18 October as Juliana and Scarlett share their experiences of what it was like to be part of the vibrant, transitional youth culture and clubbing scene in London during the 1980s. London was experiencing a social, cultural and political revolution, paving the way for self-expression and rebellion. The club scene in London was explosive and challenged boundaries; and the fashion that came with it was flamboyant, hedonistic and designed to shock.

Chaired by Bonington Gallery curator Tom Godfrey, this in-conversation event poses questions around the importance of fashion, gender and self-expression in the 1980s and what impact it has had on their lives since...

Reserve your place

To attend this in-conversation event please select reserve your place at the top of the page and complete a brief online booking form.

This event is open to staff, students and the general public.


For all enquires about Bonington Gallery exhibitions and events please email us, or call +44 (0)115 848 8268. Alternatively, please visit the Bonington Gallery website.

Image: Scarlett Cannon (right) and Juliana Sissons (left)


2.15 pmGuests arrive and take their seats
2.30 pm – 4 pmIn-conversation, to include a Q&A with the audience

Location details


Bonington Lecture Theatre, Bonington Building


Dryden Steet


Situated on the University’s City Campus, the Bonington Building is a short walk from Nottingham city centre. Due to our central location we don’t have visitor parking available, but public transport will bring you almost to our door.

If you’re intending to park in the city centre, the closest (and largest) facilities to our City Campus are:

Travel Info:

Visitors traveling on the tram are advised to get off at the Nottingham Trent University stop on Goldsmith Street.

Visit our travel pages for campus maps and detailed information on how to get here.

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