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 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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David Starkey's Music and Monarchy (Hardcover)

David Starkey's Music and Monarchy (Hardcover)

For the kings and queens of England, a trumpet fanfare or crash of cymbals could be as vital a weapon as a cannon. Showcasing a monarch's power, prest…

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Event - Lamport Hall and Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire

Tue 21 October 2014 09:00

Members will enjoy a trip to Lamport Hall and Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire.

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