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Evening Events

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.

V&A Book Group - The Lollypop Shoes
V&A Book Group - The Lollypop Shoes

Fri 14 August 2015 18:30–20:00

EVENING EVENT: Join us to as we discuss The Lollipop Shoes, the follow up to Joanne Harris bestselling Chocolat, following the story of Vianne and her two
daughters, whose lives are turned upside-down by the arrival of the shoe loving Zozie de L’Alba.

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The Shoes Talk: Clarks in Jamaica
The Shoes Talk: Clarks in Jamaica

Fri 14 August 2015 19:00–22:00

EVENING EVENT: This is a story of infatuation, fascination and love for iconic shoes that have gained cult status for over 60 years.

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Brideshead Reunited
Brideshead Reunited

Fri 11 September 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Actors Diana Quick and Anthony Andrews join writer and producer Derek Granger and the critic Giles Ramsay in a discussion about Brideshead Revisited, voted one of the greatest TV dramas of all time.

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Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes
Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes

Tue 15 September 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Join Bruno Frisoni, Creative Director for Roger Vivier and celebrated shoe designer, as he talks about his work featured in the V&A’s major exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain.

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Iain Sinclair and Will Self: Walking London
Iain Sinclair and Will Self: Walking London

Fri 18 September 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Iain Sinclair and Will Self are two of the most important contemporary writers on London.

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Fashion and Fiction: Linda Grant
Fashion and Fiction: Linda Grant

Tue 29 September 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Orange Prize winning novelist Linda Grant has always written brilliantly about fashion in her fiction.

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V&A Book Group - The Potter's Hand
V&A Book Group - The Potter's Hand

Fri 11 December 2015 18:30–20:00

EVENING EVENT: Join us as we discuss AN Wilson’s fictional historical tale exploring the lives and loves of the Wedgwood family as they embark on the creation of the epic thousand piece Frog Service for Catherine the Great.

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Dedham Vale: Evening Canvas Bookmark

Dedham Vale: Evening Canvas Bookmark

Canvas bookmark, featuring a section of Dedham Vale: Evening by John Constable (1776–1837), Britain, 1802   Created exclusively for the V&a…

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Event - V&A Book Group - The Lollypop Shoes

Fri 14 August 2015 18:30–20:00

EVENING EVENT: Join us to as we discuss The Lollipop Shoes, the follow up to Joanne Harris bestselling Chocolat, following the story of Vianne and her two
daughters, whose lives are turned upside-down by the arrival of the shoe loving Zozie de L’Alba.

Book online