Modern British Childhood 1948-2012  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH APRIL 2013

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Using clothing, photography, film, artworks, television programmes and more, this exhibition is an exploration of the history and transformation of childhood in Britain between the 1948 and 2012 London Olympic Games. Aspects such as poverty and politics will also be considered to examine the themes of children being the centre of family life, technology and children's lives being more structured.

 

About V & A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from games throughout the ages to a historical look at cots, prams and feeding bottles (including a 19th century ceramic bottle). More about V & A Museum of Childhood


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Montessori Family DayMontessori Family DayMontessori Family DayMontessori focused activities for children and their parents and carers.2016-06-05T00:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Running from  Sunday 5th June 2016untilSunday 5th June 2016
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
Montessori focused activities for children and their parents and carers.... More about this event
 
C A Halpin: It's A Hard World For Little ThingsC A Halpin: It's A Hard World For Little ThingsA series of six large-scale graphite drawings influenced by the 1955 film The Night Of The Hunter that depict children and the physical,2016-05-27T10:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Free EventOngoing
C A Halpin: It's A Hard World For Little Things
The Clangers, Bagpuss & CoThe Clangers, Bagpuss & CoThe Clangers, Bagpuss & Co The first major retrospective of Smallfilms - Firmin and Postgate's popular and influential production company - The Clangers, Bagpuss & Co at the Museum of Childhood gives adults the chance to enjoy a bit of nostalgia and also welcome their children into the world of children's characters of the past. Oliver Postgate's voice and Peter Firman2016-05-27T00:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th March to 9th October 2016
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
The first major retrospective of Smallfilms - Firmin and Postgate's popular and influential production company - The Clangers, Bagpuss & Co at the Museum of Childhood gives adults the chance to enjoy a bit of nostalgia and also welcome their children into the world of children's characters of the past. Oliver Postgate's voice and Peter Firman... More about this event
 
On Their Own: Britain's Child MigrantsOn Their Own: Britain's Child MigrantsPhotographs and personal items telling the heartbreaking story of Britain's child migrants, sent to Canada, Australia and other Commonwealth countries between 1869 and 1970. Folk musicians John McCusker, Julie Matthews and Boo Hewerdine have contributed songs.2016-05-27T10:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Free EventOngoing
On Their Own: Britain's Child Migrants
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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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The Tales We Tell
Education For The EmpireEducation For The EmpireAn informative talk.2016-06-06T19:00:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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One-Day Conference: Britain's Child Migrants: Interpreting The Past And Remembering TodayOne-Day Conference: Britain's Child Migrants: Interpreting The Past And Remembering TodayTalks and discussions relating to the children who left Britain for Australia in the 20th century.2016-06-11T10:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Pictures From The ParkPictures From The ParkYoung instrumentalist musicians from Tower Hamlets perform a new piece by Kate Whitley alongside the Multi-Story Orchestra.2016-06-15T17:00:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Multi-Story OrchestraMulti-Story OrchestraKate Whitley and Christopher Stark direct the ensemble in a dark performance of Gavin Bryars's Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet and Bach's 'Fuga, Ricercata In 6 Voices' from The Musical Offering.2016-06-15T20:30:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Summer FestivalSummer FestivalAn exciting and colourful mixed programme of live music, art, dance, food, crafts and entertainment within the museum for the whole family to enjoy.2016-07-24T11:30:00+01002016-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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