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The first-ever major exhibition in the UK devoted to the 2 Tone music sensation.
The exhibition will feature fashion items and memorabilia, including the iconic 2 Tone suit, Roddy Radiation’s pork pie hat, Fred Perry polo shirt and the Harrington jacket.
© Toni Tye
The exhibition of works by international naturalists and artists will explore the role of the artist as an intrinsic part of the science of natural history, enabling our modern understanding of ecology, climate change, extinction and the threats to biodiversity.
© Frances Disley Stills from digital video: Love Letter (Wavertree Park) 2021. Courtesy: Frances Disley.
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2 Tone: Lives & Legacies
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28 May 10.00am – 12 September 4.00pm 2021
2 Tone: Lives & Legacies is the first-ever major exhibition in the UK devoted to the 2 Tone music sensation
The 2 Tone sound originated in Coventry’s thriving music scene...
28 May 10.00am – 22 August 4.00pm 2021
29 September 202110.00am – 12 January 20224.00pm
8 October 202110.00am – 6 February 20224.00pm
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