The Salon Project

Barbican

The Salon Project

04 Apr 2013 - 14 Apr 2013

N/A - £35.00

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1 reviews

3.0 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
2 reviews

3.0 out of 5.0

Your evening begins in the Barbican dressing rooms, where you will be costumed in full period evening dress before emerging into a mirrored impression of a 19th-century Parisian salon.

As you mingle with guests, pioneers in their fields will provoke discussion, speaking on subjects at the vanguard of 21st-century thought: science, politics, technology and the arts.

The Salon Project recreates the exclusive meetings at the heart of what was French society‘s golden age – an era of change, excess and inquiry. Relive its splendour, contrast it with the present, and imagine what the future will hold in this beautifully crafted night of fashion and conversation.

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A fun and (variably) interesting experience; more like an interactive museum exhibit than an immersive theatre piece. Getting dressed up in an 18th century getup was more unique for the women than the men (white tie has not evolved much), but the drinks, piano recital, art, and speeches all applied universally. The two speeches we saw (they vary each night) were not as thought- or conversation-pr...

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Cabe Franklin 09 Apr 2013

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