Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A's evening events programme features talks, discussions and interviews with leading figures in the worlds of fashion, architecture, performance, and design. Speakers have included Bryan Ferry, Renzo Piano, Stephen Fry, Tom Ford, Judi Dench, and Zaha Hadid. Events take place on Friday evenings when the museum and cafe remain open until late, or on weekday evenings after 6. Why not come along for an evening of stimulation, enjoyment and debate.

Tatty Devine: Jewellery Design
Tatty Devine: Jewellery Design

Mon 02 March 2015 19:00–20:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Rosie and Harriet will talk about the benefits of partnering with a like-minded friend, the importance of believing in yourself and the journey from start-up to an internationally recognised brand celebrating its fifteenth birthday.

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Gareth Pugh: Talking Fashion 3 March
Gareth Pugh: Talking Fashion 3 March

Tue 03 March 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Gareth Pugh is one of Britain’s most innovative fashion designers. Gareth is being interviewed by Lou Stoppard, writer and broadcaster for Show Studio.

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Master Builders in Qajar Tehran: The Mirza Akbar Drawings
Master Builders in Qajar Tehran: The Mirza Akbar Drawings

Wed 04 March 2015 19:00–21:00

EVENING LECTURE: Learn about the Mirza Akbar Drawings in a lecture by Dr Moya Carey, Iran Heritage Foundation Curator for the Iranian Collections, Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Richard Long
Richard Long

Fri 06 March 2015 17:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: The internationally renowned artist Richard Long talks about his work made by walking in landscapes.

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Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobility in our society?
Design Culture Salon 15: How does design address immobility in our society?

Fri 13 March 2015 18:30–20:30

EVENING EVENT: While Design Culture Salon 10 looked at the concept of movement in urban culture, this salon focuses on spaces of immobility to reveal some of the inconsistencies and resistances in contemporary design culture.

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Margaret Atwood: Fashion and Fiction
Margaret Atwood: Fashion and Fiction

Fri 13 March 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Internationally acclaimed author, Margaret Atwood, talks about her lifelong interest in clothes.

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Christopher Frayling: The Yellow Peril
Christopher Frayling: The Yellow Peril

Tue 24 March 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Sir Christopher Frayling, cultural historian and ex-Rector of the Royal College of Art, discusses his latest book exploring the powerful role
popular culture plays in creating 19th and 20th century images of the Chinese.

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Design Culture Salon 16: What does design do for citizenship in the age of the consumer?
Design Culture Salon 16: What does design do for citizenship in the age of the consumer?

Fri 10 April 2015 18:30–20:30

EVENING EVENT: Notions of the consumer and the citizen have become curiously entangled in recent years. In many cases, design has been the culprit in delivering this entanglement.

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