Activities for 2017 and 2018

Permanent displays from this collection can be seen at :
Wellcome Trust, London, Reading Room, Euston Road, London.
Helen and Kate Storey’s Red Fur Neuralation Dress 

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh,  
Helen and Kate Storey's Lung Dress,

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Exhibits from Primitive Streak will be on show in Debenhams and the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.

October 13th - October 30th

4 dresses and the Heart Hat will be shown in Debenhams window (corner of Market and Tib Street) with an additional 2 dresses, accompanied by photographs and illustrations from Helen Storey's archive at the Royal Exchange.

Helen Storey will be in conversation at 2pm, Sunday October 30th at the Royal Exchange Theatre. For more information and to book a place click here


The exhibition is a part of Manchester Science Festival and is supported by The Manchester Weekender 2011


Wellcome Trust’s 75th anniversary celebrations,

London July 26 - July 31

The White Lung Dress from Primitive Streak accompanied by the Breathe film by Adam Mufti at The Wellcome Trust,
open times and website:
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Primitive Streak Exhibition, Sheffield

February 21st to March 7th, 10 Dresses from Primitive Streak including the new Lung Dress at the Winter Garden, Sheffield
  Related events in Sheffield
4.30pm on the 21st February – Tour of Primitive Streak in situ at the Winter Garden with Professor Matthew Holley, University of Sheffield, Kate and Helen Storey.

7th March, 7pm, Café Scientific, ‘The lung – an inspiring organ’, Professor Helen Storey, Professor Matthew Holley, Professor Moira Whyte. The Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

11th March, 7pm ‘The Human Lung’: Adsetts Lecture Theatre 6620, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus

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March 4th to April 6th
New Primitive Streak Lung Dress at Newcastle City Library: open times and website:

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March 15th to April 10th, 10 Dresses from Primitive Streak including the new Lung Dress at Centre for Life Newcastle. Preview evening with Q&A: 14thMarch

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Primitive Streak Exhibition, Newcastle

Related events in Newcastle

14th March, Exhibition preview including Q&A session at 7.45pm, by co-creators Kate and Helen Storey at Centre for Life, hosted by Chris Jackson (BBC)
15th March - Kate and Helen Storey: Teacher and public events on "Primitive Streak" at Centre for Life


April 13th - July 20th
10 Dresses from Primitive Streak including the new Lung Dress at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

The dresses will be on display on the 3rd floor, please follow signs.

The galleries are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


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