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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has nine function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 700 guests and the smallest is ideal for 70.

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. Among the museum's highlights are the dress collection which spans the 17th century to present day haute-couture; and the four-poster, Jacobean Great Bed of Ware, immortalized by Shakespeare in 'Twelfth Night'. Galleries and facilities within the museum include the Theatre & Performance Galleries , the Sackler Centre for Arts Education and the Medieval and Renaissance Galleries . Additionally, 2017 saw the opening of a new purpose-built underground gallery and magnificent courtyard space as part of the ?48 million Exhibition Road Quarter . The building itself - a mix of Victorian and Edwardian design - also presents a truly formidable display. The two halls (Cast Courts) form a major focal point for the gallery with their high glass roof, elevated corridors and walkways. The V&A has become renowned for its major exhibitions, covering everything from David Bowie to the 1960s Revolution, and is a must-visit for tourists and locals alike.

 

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Plywood: Material Of The Modern WorldPlywood: Material Of The Modern WorldPlywood: Material Of The Modern WorldFrom hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the rules of what's possible with wood. Striking examples include a 1917 moulded canoe, a 1960s British racing car and some of the first ever surf and skate boards. Showing celebrated pieces by modernist designers such as 24th October 2017Sunday 12th November 2017 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
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TIMES  15th July to 12th November 2017  PRICING  Free
From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the rules of what's possible with wood. Striking examples include a 1917 moulded canoe, a 1960s British racing car and some of the first ever surf and skate boards. Showing celebrated pieces by modernist designers such as ... More about this event
 
Opera: Passion, Power and PoliticsOpera: Passion, Power and PoliticsOpera: Passion, Power and PoliticsThe V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven European cities, the exhibition explores the story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the24th October 2017Sunday 25th February 2018 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Ongoing
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
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TIMES  30th September 2017 to 25th February 2018  PRICING  £19
The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven European cities, the exhibition explores the story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the... More about this event
 
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 Sebasti24th October 2017Sunday 18th February 2018 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
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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 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 Sebasti... More about this event
 
Play, Explore, Create!Play, Explore, Create!Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop.27th October 2017Friday 27th October 2017 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Play, Explore, Create!
event  Friday 27th October 2017
TIMES  Friday 27th October 2017 - 10am-4pm  PRICING  Free
Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop.
Pop-Up Opera: Hansel And GretelPop-Up Opera: Hansel And GretelPolly Leech is Hansel and Sofia Larsson is Gretel in Humperdinck's take on the Brothers Grimm tale. Sung in German with English captions.18th November 2017Sunday 19th November 2017 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Pop-Up Opera: Hansel And Gretel
event  Running from Saturday 18th November 2017 until Sunday 19th November 2017
TIMES  Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2017 - 2pm  PRICING  £20
Polly Leech is Hansel and Sofia Larsson is Gretel in Humperdinck's take on the Brothers Grimm tale. Sung in German with English captions.
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A ClassicWinnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A ClassicSketches, letters, photographs, ceramics and fashion that brought to life the much-loved bear and discover the story behind the creative partnership of AA Milne and EH Shepard.9th December 2017Sunday 8th April 2018 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic
event  Running from Saturday 9th December 2017 until Sunday 8th April 2018
TIMES  9th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 - Various Times  PRICING  tickets available soon
Sketches, letters, photographs, ceramics and fashion that brought to life the much-loved bear and discover the story behind the creative partnership of AA Milne and EH Shepard.

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The Dome

The Dome
 
 

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700
 
Dinner
250
 
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250
 
 

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The Raphael Gallery

The Raphael Gallery

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400
 
Dinner
400
 
 

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The John Madejski Garden

The John Madejski Garden

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700
 
 

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The Cast Court

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100
 

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The Dorothy & Michael Hintze Sculpture Galleries

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300
 

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The Edwin & Susan Davies Paintings Galleries

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200
 

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The Gilbert Bayes Gallery

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150
 
Dinner
70
 

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The Whiteley Silver Galleries

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Reception
250
 

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The Lecture Theatre

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Theatre
300
 

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Exhibitions | Until 19th November 2017 

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The American artist uses digital technologies - iPhones, cameras, computers and consumer-grade Epson printers - as tools to create both ...More

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The American vocalist interprets the songs of the iconic artist Ella Fitzgerald in her own way....More

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