Victoria and Albert Museum

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We want the V&A to matter to more people and to inspire them wherever they live. Here is just some of the nationwide activity the Museum undertakes with museums, local authorities, universities and schools, charities and community groups.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Material Nation: A Consumer's History of Modern Italy (Hardcover)

Material Nation: A Consumer's History of Modern Italy (Hardcover)

In this fresh, unfamiliar, and sometimes surprising picture of modern Italy, history is refracted through the prism of the nation's consumer culture.&…

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Event - Sutton House to Willow Road: 400 Years of London's Historic Homes

Tue 13 May 2014 14:00

NINE WEEK SHORT COURSE: Follow the development of London architecture and interiors from Tudor times to the Modernist movement.

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