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V&A Christmas Tree installations

Each year, to celebrate the festive period, the V&A commissions a leading designer to create a Christmas tree for the Grand Entrance of the Museum. These unique installations range from lavishly decorated real trees to man-made twists on the tradition.

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Father Christmas Clockwork Tin Toy

Father Christmas Clockwork Tin Toy

Clockwork Father Christmas toy made from tin. Wind Santa up and he'll merrily go around any surface he's placed on. A great traditional toy ideal for …

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What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

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Event - From Word to Image and Back Again: Iconography and Symbolism in Medieval Art

Mon 11 April 2016–Mon 13 June 2016

8 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Through the long period of the Middle Ages a repertory of images developed, drawn from Christian and Romantic texts, which were formulated in response to the conceptual significance of each.

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