Past London Event: VOL 13

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VOL 13

April 27, 2017
@ The Geffrye Museum

The Geffrye: The Key, The Secret


An evening of fast and fascinating presentations by a mix of inspiring speakers based on the popular Japanese talk format. Speakers include Sonia Solicari, Director of the Geffrye Museum, Massimo Casagrande, designer and lecturer, Charlotte Abrahams, freelance design writer and curator and Pip Jamieson, founder and CEO of The Dots.
Each person has just six minutes to present twenty images.


Door open at 6pm, talks begin at 7pm. The bar will be open all evening.

Tickets available from





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Parenting the sh@t out of life!

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

In 'Parenting the sh@t out of life!', Anna Whitehouse, or Mother Pukka tells us about her successes and failures of being a person who just happens to be a parent.

Anna calls on everyone to push boundaries, challenge the status quo, and encourages all parents to also parent the sh@t out of their lives too!

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Swing dancing around London!

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

In 'Swing Dancing around London', swing dance instructor Scott Cupit takes us on his journey of how he has ended up meeting the Queen (wow!).

Scott’s love for swing dancing is contagious— evident in the fact his classes grew from 23 people on the first night to over 200 people after eight weeks.

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Connecting the Dots, Creative dots that is, not boring ones

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

In this PechaKucha talk given at Vol. 13 of the London PechaKucha series, Pip Jamieson helps us to connect with other creators.

Did you know that 45% of jobs could disappear if we implemented technology correctly BUT technology cannot replace creatives. So we are SAFE!

Want to connect with other creatives --- check out ---

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Want to know about upholstery - come talk to Jude and Hannah!

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

Jude Dennis and Hannah Stanton share a passion for upholstery and together they are the Second Sitters!

Who know there were so many wonderful upholsterers in the UK and what magical things they create - didn't know? Well watch and listen and discover!

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Shoreditch gentrification as a print! How!?

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

Massimo Casagrande gave this wonderful PechaKucha talk at the Geffrye Museum in April 2017 (vol 13 of the London series) and showcased his teams design for the London Design Festival which encapsulated the gentrification of Shoreditch in a print - how? / what? / who? ---- JUST WATCH!


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The creatures of the Geffrye Museum

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

The Geffrye Museum has been offering up its space to PechaKucha London since last year, so it was only fitting that the new Cheif Exectuive Sonia Solicari of The Geffrye Museum gave a talk at Vol 13!

In this PechaKucha Sonia uncovers all of the delightful creatures that are hidden and tucked away in the Geffrye Museum, such as rats, thrushes and other uncovered gems.


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The secret to loving gin

@ VOL 13 ON APR 27, 2017

In this PechaKucha given at the Geffrye Museum in April 2017, gin lover Mikey Pendergast shares with the audience how to love gin - knocking out of the park those rumours that gin makes you emotional and explains that like most things, including a love of brussels sprout is all about making sure you have the best quality ingredients and that it is shared with friends.

I will have mine shaken not stirred please!

Charlotte Abrahams
Design writer, curator and author in London
Emily Forgot
in London
Mikey Pendergast
Brand Ambassador, East London Liquor Company in London
Massimo Casagrande
Designer/Lecturer, Self Employed/Istituto Marangoni in London
Scott Cupit
in London
Paula Yassine
Charity Director & gardener (given half a chance), St Mary's Secret Garden in London
Jude Dennis
in London
Pip Jamieson
in London