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.

The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

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V&A Books Offer RRP (£25), For a limited period only. This important book forms part of the Handmade in Britain partnership between the V&A a…

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Event - Highlights of British Ironwork 1450 - 1862

Thu 15 May 2014 14:00

Join senior curator Alicia Robinson as she gives a broad overview of around 400 years of ironwork in Britain, focusing on how it has changed and developed in terms of design and technology over the centuries.

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