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Fashion editor Glenda Bailey to be made a Dame at Buckingham Palace

A musician, an artist, a rabbi and a volunteer are also among those receiving an award.

Glenda Bailey will be made a dame at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Glenda Bailey will be made a dame at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Fashion magazine editor Glenda Bailey will be among those collecting honours in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

The Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief, who was presented an OBE in 2008, will be made a dame for services to UK prosperity, charity, fashion and journalism.

The award will be presented by the Duke of Cambridge.

Ms Bailey was appointed Harper’s Bazaar editor in 2001 after a spell with the US edition of monthly magazine Marie Claire, which became the first in the United States to be given the Amnesty award for International Journalism.

Meanwhile, musician Nitin Sawhney and artist Yinka Shonibare are among those to be awarded a CBE.

Mr Sawhney has performed with orchestras and has written for Sir Paul McCartney, Sting, Ellie Goulding and The London Symphony Orchestra during his career, receiving 17 major international awards.

He has also scored a range of films and television shows, including Andy Serkis’ Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle for Netflix and an advert for Nike.

He will be honoured for services to music.

Mr Shonibare, who was honoured for services to art, has explored themes of race and class through his paintings and sculptures.

In 2012, the Royal Opera House commissioned his ‘Globe Head Ballerina’ to be displayed.

His work has also featured in the Tate Collection, and Victoria and Albert Museum in London; National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Rabbi Warren Elf, who spoke during a memorial service a year after the Manchester arena terror attack in May 2017, will collect an MBE.

The rabbi, formerly of the Manchester Reform Synagogue, has also served as the community development officer of the Faith Network for the city.

He was granted the award for services to the community in Manchester.

Among those to be given an MBE includes volunteer Jonathan Hart for services to Mountain Rescue in Scotland and to charity after spending more than 20 years as a volunteer with Lochaber Mountain Rescue.

He has travelled the world as a specialist in avalanche rescue and technical rope rescue techniques.



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