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.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

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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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