Best exhibitions to see in July

Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design.  The exhibition will feature furniture, ceramics, lighting and large scale installations by designer including Tord Boontje, Maarten Baas, Jurgen Bey and Studio Job. V&A Museum South Kensington, Porter Gallery, Cromwell Road, London (020 7942 2000) 14th July until 18th October

Horrible Histories – Terrible Trenches Exhibition.  Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ.  (020 7416 5000 18th July – 31st October

The Discovery of Spain – British artists and collectors: Goya to Picasso.  National Gallery Complex, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL.  (0131 6246 6200 18th July – 11th October

Saving a Century – exhibition curated by Gavin Stamp celebrating 50 years of the Victorian Society at The Queen’s School, Liverpool Road, Chester until 25 July

US/UK my past & my present – an exhibition of prints and multiples by Josef Albers, Jim Dine, Sam Francis, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Michael Craig-Martin, Barry Flanagan, Richard Hamilton, Howard Hodgkin, David Hockney and Julian Opie at the Summerleaze Gallery, East Knoyle, Salisbury, Wilts until 26 July.

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Giles Penny – an exhibition of drawings and sculpture at Bristol Drawing School, Unit  5.3 Paintworks, Bath Road, Bristol from 17-26 July.  0845 680 1409

Modern and Contemporary British Art by a range of artists from Elizabeth Blackadder, Terry Frost, Bernard Meninsky and Julian Trevelyan at The Millinery Works, 85-7 Southgate Road, Islington, London N1 from 15 Jul-29 Aug.  020 7359 2019

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Gareth Thomas. The Albany Gallery, 74b Albany Road, Cardiff ( Until 4th July.
Bill Brandt – Over 50 images by one of the twentieth-century’s greatest photographers, including many images that are new to the public eye.  Chris Beetles Gallery, 8 & 10 Ryder Street, London, SW1Y 6QB  (020 7839 7551  24th June – 18th July.  

Bill Brandt – over 50 images by one of 20th century’s greatest photographers, at the Christ Beetles Gallery, 8-10 Ryder Street, London until 18 July.