Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

In a major new partnership, the V&A and BBC Four present Handmade in Britain, an ambitious season exploring the history of British decorative arts. The season continues in autumn 2013 with a three-part series about British textiles and wallpaper.

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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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Handmade in Britain

Handmade in Britain

This important book forms part of the Handmade in Britain partnership between the V&A and the BBC. Published as the culmination of a year-long sea…

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Event - Art and Existence: Margins to Mainstream 14 May

Thu 14 May 2015 14:00–16:00

FREE TALK: Explore the history and heritage of black theatre in Britain, and examine a variety of interpretations of ‘Black British Theatre’ as a ‘brand’ and ‘style’ of theatre performance and discover the contribution of black actors, producers and playwrights to the UK theatre tradition.

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