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.

V&A Book Group
V&A Book Group

Fri 01 August 2014 18:30

EVENING EVENT: Join us as we discuss Arundhati Roy’s Booker Prize Winning ‘The God of Small Things’, a tale of love, loss and growing up in Southern India.

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Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung

Tue 12 August 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Broadcaster, journalist, and fashion icon Alexa Chung talks to Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue, about the influences and inspirations for her unique style.

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Living Legends -The Clark Brothers
Living Legends -The Clark Brothers

Fri 22 August 2014 18:30

EVENING EVENT: Join us for a stellar night with Steve Clark, whose tap dancing career with brother Jimmy spanned eight decades.

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The BIBA Years: 1963-1975. (Non-members)
The BIBA Years: 1963-1975. (Non-members)

Fri 05 September 2014 19:00

EVENING TALK: Spearheaded by British fashion icon Barbara Hulanicki OBE, London-based store Biba revolutionised the British retail landscape as the first retailer to bring affordable fashion to the young consumers of the 1960s and 1970s.

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Kelly Hoppen: Talking Design
Kelly Hoppen: Talking Design

Tue 09 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Hear the globally renowned interior designer, Kelly Hoppen MBE, talk about her iconic neutral style.

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Tartan: The Wrap Event
Tartan: The Wrap Event

Fri 12 September 2014 18:30

FREE EVENT: Discover the journey of tartan across Scotland, the Caribbean and Africa through the work of the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD).

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Tim Walker Fashion and Photography
Tim Walker Fashion and Photography

Fri 19 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Tim Walker is one of the most visually exciting photographers of our time.

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Bruce Oldfield: Talking Fashion
Bruce Oldfield: Talking Fashion

Wed 24 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Bruce Oldfield is one of Britain’s most acclaimed fashion designers.

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Kerry Taylor: Fashion at Auction
Kerry Taylor: Fashion at Auction

Tue 30 September 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Fashion expert and auctioneer, Kerry Taylor has handled the sale of some of the most important collections in the world of twentieth-century fashion – including the wardrobes of Eva Gardner, Diana Vreeland, Robbie Williams, and Diana, Princess of Wales.

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John Pilger: In Conversation
John Pilger: In Conversation

Tue 09 December 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: The work of the award-winning, campaigning journalist, author and documentary film-maker, John Pilger has been described by Noam Chomsky as “a beacon of light in often dark times... his courage and insight a constant inspiration."

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Style Me Vintage (Hardcover)

Style Me Vintage (Hardcover)

The fifth book in the successful 'Style Me Vintage' series is designed to inspire brides-to-be to create their own vintage-themed wedding. Harking bac…

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Event - V&A Book Group

Fri 01 August 2014 18:30

EVENING EVENT: Join us as we discuss Arundhati Roy’s Booker Prize Winning ‘The God of Small Things’, a tale of love, loss and growing up in Southern India.

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