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Family Art Fun Calendar

We run an exciting and diverse programme of activities for families at the V&A. We want families to come and explore, enjoy and be inspired by our wonderful collections and spaces. You can pick up a family trail or borrow a back-pack and venture into the galleries where there are also many hands-on exhibits to find and play with. At the weekends, families can interact with a Pop-up Performance on Saturday or pick up a design challenge, hunt for ideas in the galleries, and then create fantastic designs with the Drop-in Design team on Sundays. During the school holidays, families can take part in Digital Kids and The Imagination Station or book onto a Make-it workshop.

Back Packs
Back Packs

Wed 01 January 2014–Sat 31 December 2016

FAMILY EVENT: Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from nine Back-Packs, or for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag.

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Pop-up Performance
Pop-up Performance

Sat 11 January 2014–Sat 26 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Every Saturday, join in with performances that include storytelling, interactive plays and dance. Events rotate each week – please see below for details. Suitable for all the family including early years unless otherwise stated.

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Trails
Trails

Tue 01 April 2014–Thu 31 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a free family trail from the Learning Centre and set off to explore the museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games.

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Hands-On Exhibits
Hands-On Exhibits

Sat 14 March 2015–Thu 31 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits throughout the Museum.

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Drop-In Design
Drop-In Design

Sun 21 June 2015–Sun 27 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a design challenge and create your own fantastic design. See below for weekly listings.

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The Imagination Station - Summer Holidays
The Imagination Station - Summer Holidays

Mon 31 August 2015 10:30–17:00

FAMILY EVENT: Be inspired by the new summer garden installation by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo and use it to draw unusual views of the Museum and its surroundings.

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Chuseok: Korean Festival
Chuseok: Korean Festival

Sun 13 September 2015 11:00–17:00

FAMILY EVENT: Join us to celebrate Chuseok, the Korean Harvest Festival with traditional music, games, storytelling and kite making and the chance to try on Korean costume and take part in a K-Pop dance workshop. Transport yourself and your family into the palaces and gardens of Korea and with special effects and photography with Digital Kids.

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Arts & Crafts Calendar 2016

Arts & Crafts Calendar 2016

The Victoria and Albert Museum has one of the most wide-ranging and comprehensive public collections of Arts and Crafts in the world, of which highlig…

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Game: The Definery

Luxury or Vulgar? Let The Definery help you decide what objects to own. Simply enter an object into The Definery, answer a series of questions about the object, and wait for its judgement.

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Event - Pop-up Performance

Sat 11 January 2014–Sat 26 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Every Saturday, join in with performances that include storytelling, interactive plays and dance. Events rotate each week – please see below for details. Suitable for all the family including early years unless otherwise stated.

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