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.
Video: Live Music on Friday Evenings
The V&A hosts live music on selected Friday evenings. Artists featured in this video (in order of appearance): Camilo Tirado, tabla player, in the Buddhist Sculpture gallery; Jonah Brody, koto player, in the Ceramics gallery; Leeto Thale, songwriter and singer, with guitarists Kyazi Lugangira and Antoine Valy in the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre; Chris Garrick and Peter Fisher, violinists, in the Norfolk House Music Room.
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.Booking info
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.Booking info
Thu 17 September 2015 18:30–19:30
EVENING EVENT: World renowned model, muse to Karl Lagerfeld and actor, Elisa Sednaoui has always brought a sense of cultural awareness to her fashion work.Booking info
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.
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.Booking info
Fri 20 November 2015 10:30–17:00
PRACTIAL WORKSHOP: The moving image as an art form has been established for almost a century, yet understanding its position in ‘art’ is still difficult to understand alongside mainstream cinema.Booking info
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.Booking info