Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

To Initiate the Memory Maps project a group of contemporary song writers and poets were asked to begin the process of writing about Essex. They have responded to different works and images in a range of media: drawings, watercolours, oil sketches and portraits, as well as embroideries and wall-paper, clothes, silverware and carvings. It is hoped that they will inspire you to start making your own memory maps.

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Ten Poems About Bicycles Gift Card

Ten Poems About Bicycles Gift Card

These lovely poetry pamphlets make perfect presents - unusual, beautiful, worthwhile and definitely not for throwing away.They come with an envelope a…

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Event - 'Good People Draw Near' - Street Songs of Shakespeare's London

Fri 02 May 2014 18:00

SPECIAL EVENT: In Shakespeare's time the city streets were full of singers, competing to be heard. Through ballads and street cries they spread the latest news, spun fabulous tales, or sold their wares.

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