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Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and LondonLockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and LondonLockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and LondonLockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and this free V & A exhibition will certainly help to rectify that. The display shows Kipling's collecting and curatorial practices in museums in Bombay, Lahore and at the South Kensington Museum (as the V&A was then known). In2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th January to 2nd April 2017
Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and this free V & A exhibition will ... More about this event
 
You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels 1966-70 Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expressed through music, fashion, film, design and political activism. Taking visitors on a musical odyssey through some of the greatest music and performances of the 20th century, music 2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  10th September 2016 to 26th February 2017
Taking its title from the famous 1968 Beatles song, this major V&A exhibition examines the optimism, ideals and aspirations of the late sixties, expr... More about this event
 
Glastonbury: Land And LegendGlastonbury: Land And LegendAn immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people. Showcasing footage captured onsite in the idyllic Somerset countryside at Worthy Farm in 2014, the installation deconstructs the festival tapestry to create an epic kaleidoscope of performances and experiences, intimate and spectacular.2017-02-23T10:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Glastonbury: Land And Legend
 
The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And DesignThe Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And DesignThis two-term course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with 20th-century design.2017-02-23T11:00:00+00002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
The Twentieth Century: Masters Of Modern Architecture And Design
 
The Camera ExposedThe Camera ExposedA selection of pictures from acclaimed photographers spanning from the 19th century to the present day, with a heavy focus on the use of a camera.2017-02-23T10:00:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
The Camera Exposed
 
Beatrix Potter's LondonBeatrix Potter's LondonTo mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the capital city in her life and work.2017-02-23T10:00:00+00002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Beatrix Potter's London
 
Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900Exploring themes such as taste, the market and the avant-garde.2017-02-23T11:10:00+00002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900
 
Textiles: Ancient To ModernTextiles: Ancient To ModernBecome familiar with textiles by examining techniques and designs from around the world.2017-02-23T11:10:00+00002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Textiles: Ancient To Modern
 
Undressed: A Brief History of UnderwearUndressed: A Brief History of UnderwearUndressed: A Brief History of UnderwearTighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to the practical, through strapping, stretchy and silky undergarments designed since the 18th century . More than 200 examples of underwear are revealed in Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear which explores themes of innovation and luxury, from t2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £12
DATES  16th April 2016 to 12th March 2017
Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to the practical, through strapping, stretchy and silky undergarmen... More about this event
 
Silver SpeaksSilver SpeaksAn exhibition displaying work by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices.2017-02-23T10:00:00+00002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Silver Speaks
 
HiddenCity: The Enchanted MirrorHiddenCity: The Enchanted MirrorHiddenCity: The Enchanted MirrorFollowing Scrooge's Cryptic Christmas Trail in 2013, HiddenCity launched another festive trail in 2014 and it continues through this year's festive period too, into early 2016. The Enchanted Mirror is a fairytale adventure that asks teams to solve clues received by text from an evil queen in order to find the hidden magical mirror and be rewarded. 2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing

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PRICING  £60 per team
DATES  4th December 2014 to 1st March 2017
Following Scrooge's Cryptic Christmas Trail in 2013, HiddenCity launched another festive trail in 2014 and it continues through this year's festive period too,... More about this event
 
Early Medieval 300-1250Early Medieval 300-1250Celebrate the museum's world-class early medieval collection.2017-02-24T11:10:00+00002017-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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On Soon
Early Medieval 300-1250
 
Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change.2017-02-28T11:10:00+00002017-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500
 
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe.2017-03-01T11:10:00+00002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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On Soon
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720
 
London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000This course explores a thousand years of the city.2017-03-01T11:10:00+00002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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On Soon
London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern 1066-2000
 
Prix Pictet: Space ExhibitionPrix Pictet: Space ExhibitionWork by twelve international photographers exploring the global issues surrounding the environment and sustainability.2017-05-06T10:00:00+01002017-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free Event 
Prix Pictet: Space Exhibition
 
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThe Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThe Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsThey've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, this spring, these memorable Pink Floyd moments are brought together in one blockbuster exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Album covers and stage sets, performances, instruments, handwritten lyrics and psychedelic prin2017-05-13T00:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £20-£24
DATES  13th May to 1st October 2017
They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, this spring, these memorable Pink Floy... More about this event
 
Pink Floyd: Their Mortal RemainsPink Floyd: Their Mortal RemainsAn audio-visual journey through the band's music, design and staging, featuring over 350 artefacts spanning five decades.2017-05-13T10:00:00+01002017-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
 
Balenciaga: Shaping FashionBalenciaga: Shaping FashionBalenciaga: Shaping FashionHe shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him "the master of us all". Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the king of haute couture in the 1950s and 1960s, is the subject of a V & A exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house in San Sebasti2017-05-27T00:00:00+01002018-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  27th May 2017 to 18th February 2018
He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him "the master of us all". Spanish designer Crist... More about this event
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Exhibition Road Engineering ResidentLunchtime Lecture: Exhibition Road Engineering ResidentA talk by the first engineer in residence Julian Melchiorri.2017-07-20T13:00:00+01002017-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Lunchtime Lecture: Exhibition Road Engineering Resident
 
Christian Holder: A Life In Performance, New York And LondonChristian Holder: A Life In Performance, New York And LondonA talk by the costume designer, dancer and actor.2017-08-19T18:30:00+01002017-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Christian Holder: A Life In Performance, New York And London
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Aris And PotterLunchtime Lecture: Aris And PotterTalk by Elizabeth Jacklin, Assistant to the Warne Curator of Children's Literature.2017-09-07T13:00:00+01002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Lunchtime Lecture: Aris And Potter
 
Levi's And The Evolution Of Youth CultureLevi's And The Evolution Of Youth CultureThe talk covers fashion and youth identity.2017-09-09T19:00:00+01002017-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Levi's And The Evolution Of Youth Culture
 
Lunchtime Lecture: The Camera ExposedLunchtime Lecture: The Camera ExposedGiven by Marta Weiss, Curator, Photography.2017-09-14T13:00:00+01002017-09-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Lunchtime Lecture: The Camera Exposed
 
Andrew Logan's Artistic AdventureAndrew Logan's Artistic AdventureA talk by the sculptor about his career.2017-09-16T19:00:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Andrew Logan's Artistic Adventure
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Engineering The WorldLunchtime Lecture: Engineering The WorldTalk by curators Maria Nicanor and Zofia Trafas White.2017-09-28T13:00:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Lunchtime Lecture: Engineering The World
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2017 

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This two-term course explores the major movements and practitioners associated with 20th-century design....More

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

Become familiar with textiles by examining techniques and designs from around the world....More

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Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

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A selection of pictures from acclaimed photographers spanning from the 19th century to the present day, with a heavy focus ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

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An immersive film and sound installation about the Glastonbury Festival through time, space and people. Showcasing footage captured onsite in ...More

Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

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Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard Kipling, was an influential but largely unknown figure in the Arts and Crafts movement and ...More

 

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