For fans who cannot make the journey to Elvis’ home in Memphis, Graceland is coming to you in London!
Direct from Graceland: Elvis is a major new retrospective exhibit that will open October 2023
at Arches London Bridge. The exhibit will feature over 400 artifacts that have never been seen in the UK. Graceland Archives has
assembled a powerful narrative that will explore Elvis’ meteoric career, larger-than-life persona, influential sense of style, life at Graceland, plus lesser-known aspects of his early years, hobbies
and personal life.
In over 11,000 sq ft, Arches London Bridge provides cavernous gallery space to showcase Direct From Graceland: Elvis. The exhibition will feature artifacts owned by Elvis
Presley, direct from the icon’s Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee - including his military uniforms, his American Football uniform, his TCB Super Trike Motorcycle and Ferrari Dino GT4, and a
fantastic array of his famous jumpsuits – plus personal items like Lisa Marie’s baby clothes, Elvis’ first job application and the crayon box he took to school.
This exclusive exhibition explores the extraordinary life and style of the best-selling solo recording star of all time, who single-handedly changed the face of popular
culture around the globe like no one before him or since. One of the most iconic public figures of the 20th century, the story begins with his humble childhood on the poverty line in a small town in
Mississippi, where Elvis grew up immersed in the rich and diverse music cultures of the deep South. Only two years after cutting his first single at Sun Studio in Memphis, Elvis signed a major record
deal and nearly overnight shot to super-stardom, the likes of which had never been seen before. In those early years, he purchased Graceland and created the private haven he would never sell, despite
his ever-increasing fame over the following two decades.