The Tate is an institute which house the United Kingdoms national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art.View gallery
Formed in 1768 the Royal Academy of Arts is an art institution based in Burlington House in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by artists and architects, its purpose to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of visual arts.View gallery
The National Gallery houses the national collection of paintings in the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge.View gallery
The trust was founded in 1895 and given statutory powers, starting with the National Trust Act 1907. Historically, the trust tended to focus on English country houses, which still make up the largest part of its holdings, but it also protects historic landscapes such as in the Lake District, historic urban properties, and nature reserves.View gallery
Highgrove house is the country home of Prince Charles, situated in Tetbury, Gloucesterhire. The duchy of Cornwall has been involved in developing the estate and creating new gardens which can be visited by the public.View gallery
Cotswold Collection have been creating women’s clothing for over 20 years.
Cotswold Collection come to Beckford Silk with their next season collection ideas. We will then create a scarf which will match their collection either by design or by creating unique colours to compliment or match garments.View gallery
Westminster Abbey is at the heart of London. The abbey has been the coronation church since 1066, it houses a large range of art, stained glass, textiles and other artefacts. We create a range of products inspired by the art and architecture of Westminster Abbey, for them to sell in their shop.View gallery
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. It was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
The UK public elects 650 Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent their interests and concerns in the House of Commons. MPs consider and propose new laws, and can scrutinise government policies by asking ministers questions about current issues either in the Commons Chamber or in Committees.View gallery
Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity created in 1998 to manage some of the United Kingdom’s unoccupied royal palaces.
Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world’s first purpose-built public art gallery: it was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”.View gallery
Birmingham Museums has extraordinary venues that provide a fascinating glimpse into Birmingham’s rich and vibrant past and showcase world class museum collections.View gallery
St Pauls Cathedral sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the city of London. The cathedral is one of the most famous and recognisable sights of London, with its dome dominating the skyline for 300 years. We have taken elements of the art and architecture for inspiration in the designs for St Pauls Cathedral.View gallery
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.View gallery
The Shard was designed by italian architect Renzo Piano. The building stands at approximately 309 metres high. The Shard is currently the tallest building in the European Union. The View from The Shard was officially opened on the 1st February 2013.
For this event they commissioned an artist to do a painted design with the intention to create a silk scarf. Below shows the results of what was created for them, which Beckford Silk then put into coloured layers for screen printing.View gallery
The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.
Winchester, Hampshire, England. It is one of the largest cathedrals in England, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe.
The Courtauld Gallery is one of London’s must-see art museums. The collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is displayed in the elegant setting of Somerset House, one of the city’s most dynamic cultural venues. The Gallery is particularly renowned for its unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin and the largest collection of Cézannes in the UK.View gallery