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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.

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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Elisa Sedanoui: Model, Actor, Philanthropist
Elisa Sedanoui: Model, Actor, Philanthropist

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.

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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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What is Video Art? Working with Moving Image
What is Video Art? Working with Moving Image

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.

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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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Muslin

Muslin

This book charts the history of muslin, a cotton textile so fine as to be almost invisible, and the story of its export from India to Europe and Ameri…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - 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.

Book online