Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A's Theatre and Performance collections chart the history of Music Hall and Variety Theatre. From early song and supper rooms to West End music halls, the birth of the Royal Variety Performance and the rise of Revue in the 20th century.

The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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Glam Rock: Dandies in the Underworld (Hardback)

Glam Rock: Dandies in the Underworld (Hardback)

Drawing on the collections of the V&A, Glam Rock narrates the story of glam and explores its impact on fashion, theatre and film. In the early 197…

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Event - In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Sat 29 November 2014–Mon 06 July 2015

DISPLAY: This display features a variety of powerful graphic images from the 1960s to the present – prints, posters, books and ephemera – by notable artists as well as anonymous activists.

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