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.

Michael Eavis: Glastonbury
Michael Eavis: Glastonbury

Tue 21 April 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Join Michael Eavis, pacifist, farmer and founder of the legendary Glastonbury Festival as he talks about music, politics and the history of the festival.

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V&A Book Group – The Miniaturist
V&A Book Group – The Miniaturist

Tue 21 April 2015 18:30–20:00

EVENING EVENT: Inspired by the Small Stories exhibition at the Museum of Childhood, join us as we discuss Jessie Burton's best selling novel about a young bride and her wedding gift.

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Jonathan Meades
Jonathan Meades

Thu 30 April 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Jonathan Meades is a writer, journalist, essayist, film-maker.

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William Vintage: Iconic Fashion
William Vintage: Iconic Fashion

Fri 01 May 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: William Banks Blaney, the founder of WilliamVintage, a company specialising in the finest vintage haute couture, talks about his new book 25 Dresses.

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Antony Sher: Talking Theatre
Antony Sher: Talking Theatre

Tue 05 May 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Join award-winning actor Sir Antony Sher for a discussion about his career and an event to mark the publication of his new book, Year of the Fat Knight: The Falstaff Diaries (Nick Hern Books).

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Sarah Burton: Designing McQueen
Sarah Burton: Designing McQueen

Fri 05 June 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Sarah Burton is the Creative Director for the fashion house Alexander McQueen.

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Loulou de la Falaise: Muse and Model
Loulou de la Falaise: Muse and Model

Tue 09 June 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: The close friend and creative partner of Yves Saint Laurent, Loulou de la Falaise has often been described as him muse, but she was so much more.

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Paul Merton: In Conversation
Paul Merton: In Conversation

Fri 19 June 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING TALK: Comedian and writer Paul Merton talks about his fascinating life and career.

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Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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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…

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Event - V&A Book Group – The Miniaturist

Tue 21 April 2015 18:30–20:00

EVENING EVENT: Inspired by the Small Stories exhibition at the Museum of Childhood, join us as we discuss Jessie Burton's best selling novel about a young bride and her wedding gift.

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