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


Author: Sue Lawty
World Beach Project hits the 1000 mark! Fantastic! I feel so proud. (I'm never quite sure why pride is considered to be such a sin... just bubbling up, unbidden, as it does.) I think I can safely say it is shared by everyone at the V&A who is involved in the project and I hope equally by all who have taken part to date. Let us celebrate a truly collective pride in the achievement built...
Author: Sue Lawty
My father was from Hunmanby in the East Riding of Yorkshire and summer holidays as a young child were spent on the stretch of coast from Bridlington to Scarborough. We got there by steam train and double decker bus (dome roofed, dark blue). Sand in castles and sandwiches, donkey rides, rock pools, knickerbocker glories, prickly coconut mats on the helter-skelter, Filey Brigg and steep iron...