Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Archive

But I confess I’m not exactly au fait with new technology ….. writing this blog has been a huge revelation to me. I usually sit down on a Friday evening, mull over the week’s events and metaphorically put pen to paper. In many ways the blog is a release, unlike writing for a publication or labels, the text doesn’t pass through an editorial committee – a soul...
We've had a few enquiries recently regarding Project Linus and its absence in the exhibition. I first heard about Project Linus in 2003, when I lived on the Isle of Wight. The headline 'Blankets of Love for Sick Children' was followed by a news report detailing how volunteers had presented a pile of quilts to St Mary's Hospital children's ward and neo-natal...
I wish I had a £1 every time someone asked me 'What are you going to do next?' I could treat myself to a cream tea in a fancy hotel or (even better) slope off to a spa - I quite fancy being slathered in gloop and wrapped in cling film. Rather naively I thought I would have the opportunity to relax over the Easter - I'd planned my two week break rather minutely. Rising late,...