Ministructures: we meet a newspaper editor at Canary Wharf

For our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow sews us a mini version of a famous London landmark each week. For each one she makes, we interview a person with an interesting story to tell about it. Today we meet Giles Broadbent, 47, newspaper editor.  Tell us what you do in this mighty tower. ‘I’m editor of The Wharf, a newspaper […]

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Ministructures: Buckingham Palace

As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to Harry Matthew Dodd, 22, student and Director of the Centre of Performing Arts at the University of Westminster. A royalist, huh? ‘I think we’re so lucky to […]

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Ministructures: we meet a man working on the Tate Modern extension

As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to James Pockson, 24, an architectural assistant working on the Tate Modern extension. Hi James! What do you think makes Tate Modern so great? ‘Visually it’s […]

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Ministructures: we meet the Gherkin guru

Artist Lucy Sparrow has made mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt for our Ministructures series. For each landmark she sews, we hunt down a Londoner connected with it. This week, we meet Tee Dobinson, 52, writer of ‘The Gherkin Guide’, motivational speaker and businesswoman extraordinaire. Hi Tee! What do you do here? ‘When tenants have guests […]

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Ministructures: Meet the man behind Pink Floyd’s iconic Battersea Power Station album cover

Artist Lucy Sparrow has made mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt for our Ministructures series. For each landmark she creates, we find a Londoner with a story to tell about it. This week, we meet director Aubrey Powell, 66. Aubrey co-founded Hipgnosis, the design company behind some of the most iconic album covers […]

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Ministructures: we meet a woman that chained herself to the Trellick Tower

Artist Lucy Sparrow has made mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt for our Ministructures series. For each iconic building she creates, we find a Londoner with a connection it. This week, we chat to Emma Dent Coad, 58, local councillor for Golborne Ward and deputy leader of the Labour group for Kensington and Chelsea council. What […]

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Ministructures: we meet the St Paul’s Canon Treasurer

In the coming weeks, artist Lucy Sparrow is making mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt. As part of our newMinistructures series, in which we interview Londoners with a connection to the big buildings of the capital, we chat to Reverend Philippa Boardman MBE, 50, Canon Treasurer and introduce her to our mini St Paul’s Cathedral. […]

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Ministructures: We meet the woman who climbed the Shard

In the coming weeks, artist Lucy Sparrow is making mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt. As part of our new Ministructures series, in which we interview Londoners with a connection to the big buildings of the capital, we chat to Victoria Henry, 32, Digital campaigner for oceans at Greenpeace and climber of The Shard […]

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