Penelope Sacorafou
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Penelope is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Fox&Squirrel, a company that curates creative walks for the culturally curious. She holds degrees in History from The University of Edinburgh, MA in Cultural and Creative Industries form King's College London and speaks English, Greek and French fluently. She is currently battling to learn Russian. Since founding Fox & Squirrel in 2010 she has researched and consulted a number of cultural institutions in Cyprus and Greece on ways to communicate cultural values to a younger audience, consulted a number of London Borough's on outreach programmes and is currently heavily involved with London Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) for whom she consults on ways to increase footfall into the designated areas.
Penelope is passionate about London and the capital's history, and the ways this has been shaped by its local businesses and heritage brands.

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A Brief History of British Luxury

(0) Comments | Posted 2 April 2014 | (15:58)

The word luxury is brandished about a little too frequently these days. As a result the definition of luxury has been watered down too much, steering away from the skills and traditions that it relied upon, and moving towards implying a more "bling" lifestyle that can be considered often rather...

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From East London to the Coast of Suffolk

(0) Comments | Posted 18 April 2012 | (13:39)

London is a tidal pool of cultural forces, with currents of artistic practice ebbing and flowing to different areas, and indeed away from the capital altogether. In the 1990s the city saw the birth of the YBA movement, a grassroots bubbling up of talent, self-promotion and controversy. With it East...

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