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Slaves of fashion: New works by the Singh Twins An exciting new collaboration between Wolverhampton Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool and Creative Black Country sees hit exhibition Slaves of Fashion: New Works by The Singh Twins head to the city this month. From current debates around ethical trade and consumerism through to satirical political portraits, the artists’ latest body of work, that recently featured on the BBC’s Civilisations stories: The Empire, offers an exploration of the history of trade in Indian textiles as a global story of Empire, conflict, enslavement and luxury lifestyle that has modern day parallels. Combining the…

The city’s second literature festival takes place at the end of the month from Friday 27 – Sunday 29 January. Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Bantock House are both hosting events as part of this year’s festival. Boycie! Bantock House, Friday 26 January, 11am Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis will be talking about his career, autobiography and his first novels that inspired the TV series The Green Green Grass. Tickets are £12 plus booking fee Don Powell – Look What I Dun: My Life in Slade Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Saturday 27 January, 5.30pm Leaders of the glam rock movement,…