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Create! Young people’s events calendar

Create! is the V&A’s programme for Young People. Take part in an exciting programme of workshops, courses, career-focussed events and free festivals. If you are interested in fashion, digital design, performance and architecture, check out what’s on.

Create! Pattern Cutting (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Pattern Cutting (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Mon 03 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Develop your pattern cutting skills with fashion designer Juliana Sissons. Juliana has worked with McQueen as a freelance pattern cutter, and regularly gives fashion patterning masterclasses for the British Fashion Council.

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Create! Fashion Photography (13-15 year olds) Aug 2015
Create! Fashion Photography (13-15 year olds) Aug 2015

Tue 04 August 2015–Wed 05 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Looking at examples of fashion photographs from the V&A Collections and the work of professional fashion photographer leading the workshop, you will learn the principles of taking digital fashion photographs.

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Create! Pattern Cutting (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Pattern Cutting (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Tue 04 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Develop your pattern cutting skills with fashion designer Juliana Sissons.

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Create! Design and Make Your Own Garment (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Design and Make Your Own Garment (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Wed 05 August 2015–Fri 07 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S COURSE: Working with fashion designer Juliana Sissons, develop your own fashion ideas by using the V&A’s collections to fuse elements of period and contemporary design.

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Create! Shoe Design (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Shoe Design (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Thu 06 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Using the Shoes: Pain and Pleasure exhibition as inspiration, create your own design for a pair of shoes.

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Create! Shoe Design (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Shoe Design (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Fri 07 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Using the Shoes: Pain and Pleasure exhibition as inspiration, create your own design for a pair of shoes.

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Create! Luxury Menswear (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Luxury Menswear (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Wed 12 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Create designs for a man’s outfit, examine different cuts of jackets and qualities of fabrics, learn some of the different tailoring techniques involved in luxury menswear.

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Create! Fashion Illustration (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Fashion Illustration (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Thu 13 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Get top industry tips as well as an insight into the fashion illustration world with Stuart McKenzie.

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Create! Architectural Model Making (13-15 years) Aug 2015
Create! Architectural Model Making (13-15 years) Aug 2015

Thu 13 August 2015–Fri 14 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S COURSE: This two day course gives a unique opportunity to work with architects and specialist model makers from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners to design and create a model of a building within a city context.

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Create! Fashion Illustration (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Fashion Illustration (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Fri 14 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Get top industry tips as well as an insight into the fashion illustration world with Stuart McKenzie.

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Create! Vintage Make-up (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Vintage Make-up (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Mon 17 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: In the 1970’s a new political freedom and cosmetic advances, heralded bold, fun make-up to express an individual’s fashion style.

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Create! Fashion Photography (16-19 year olds) Aug 2015
Create! Fashion Photography (16-19 year olds) Aug 2015

Tue 18 August 2015–Wed 19 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Looking at examples of fashion photographs from the V&A Collections and the work of the professional fashion photographer leading the workshop, you will learn the principles of taking digital fashion photographs.

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Create! Vintage Make-up (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Vintage Make-up (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Tue 18 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: In the 1970s a new political freedom and cosmetic advances, heralded bold, fun make-up to express an individual’s fashion style.

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Create! Design and Make Your Own Garment (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Design and Make Your Own Garment (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Wed 19 August 2015–Fri 21 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S COURSE: Working with designer Dean Blunkell, develop your own fashion ideas by using the V&A’s collections to fuse elements of period and contemporary design.

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Create! Jewellery (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Jewellery (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Thu 20 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Use your imagination to create your own jewellery from inexpensive metals and other materials.

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Create! Jewellery (16-19 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Jewellery (16-19 Years) Aug 2015

Fri 21 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Use your imagination to create your own jewellery from inexpensive metals and other materials.

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CreateTour: Photography
CreateTour: Photography

Fri 21 August 2015 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: CreateTours are free tours of exhibitions and galleries led by members of CreateVoice, the V&A’s young people’s collective.

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CreateInsights: Artist in Residence, Liam Byrne
CreateInsights: Artist in Residence, Liam Byrne

Fri 21 August 2015 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Hear from the current Artist in Residence, Liam Byrne, about working as a musician.

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Create! Sewing Skills (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Sewing Skills (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Tue 25 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Learn hand and machine sewing techniques, find out how to make button holes and put in zips.

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Create! Bespoke Bags (13-15 Years) Aug 2015
Create! Bespoke Bags (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Wed 26 August 2015–Thu 27 August 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE'S COURSE: Over this two day course you will design your own bag as a fashion statement or for a laptop, taking inspiration for its design from the V&A Collections.

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CreateInsights: Design and Invention with Florian Dussopt
CreateInsights: Design and Invention with Florian Dussopt

Fri 18 September 2015 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT:Meet Florian Dussopt, and find out more about his practice and background. Florian’s experimental work ranges from product design and installations, to research and curation.

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Young Rewired State Coding Challenge (13-19 years)
Young Rewired State Coding Challenge (13-19 years)

Sat 26 September 2015–Sun 27 September 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE's EVENT: Join this hack for young digital makers during which you will build collaborative digital prototypes using weather data to solve community challenges.

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CreateInsights: Set Design and Visual Styling
CreateInsights: Set Design and Visual Styling

Fri 16 October 2015 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Meet Carrie Louise, a set designer and visual stylist. Carrie’s work draws inspiration from art, architecture and a fascination with geometry and her portfolio of work includes editorials, installations and advertising for clients such as Vogue, Another, Wallpaper and Liberty of London

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - 150th Anniversary Edition (Hardback)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - 150th Anniversary Edition (Hardback)

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

Visit the V&A exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Event - CreateTour: Photography

Fri 21 August 2015 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: CreateTours are free tours of exhibitions and galleries led by members of CreateVoice, the V&A’s young people’s collective.

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