What's On Saturday 27 April 2013

 Exhibitions

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    EXHIBITION: The V&A has been given unprecedented access to the David Bowie archive to curate the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie - one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times.

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    EXHIBITION: The V&A reveals the majesty of the courts of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I to Ivan the Terrible and the early Romanovs in a major exhibition celebrating 500 years of exchange between Britain and Russia.

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 Special Events

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    Free entry

    SPECIAL EVENT: Join us to celebrate a weekend of all things Bowie, including talks, films, music, workshops, special activities and themed events for all ages.

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    SPECIAL EVENT: What exactly do critics do and do we need them? Join us to celebrate the centenary of The Critics’ Circle.

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 Family Events

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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from Back-packs, trails or, for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag.

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 Courses

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    STUDY DAY: Join experts, fans and collaborators including, Kevin Cann, Paul Gorman, Dana Gillespie, Toby Manning and Holly Johnson to unpack Bowie's unique style, sound and staging.

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 Free talks & tours

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    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which describes the history of the V&A and introduces a selection of treasures from the Museum's outstanding collections.

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    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which introduces the V&A's stunning Medieval & Renaissance Galleries. Starting at the Meeting Point, Grand Entrance at 11.30.

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    OPEN STUDIO: Visit the V&A Residency Studios to meet design resident Julia Lohmann. Find out about her research, creative practice and work in progress. 13.00-16.00

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    TOUR: Take a guided tour of the V&A's exciting theatre and performance collections, including rock & pop posters, theatre and ballet costumes, puppets, stage sets and more! See new costumes from the Lion King now on display.

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    TOUR: Join this daily one hour tour which introduces the V&A's stunning British Galleries which house the most comprehensive collection of British design and art on view anywhere in the world.

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 Membership Events

 Workshops

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    1 DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP: Work with a professional artist to explore the creative possibilities of the iPad and learn how to create your own digital painting using finger painting apps like Brushes.

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 Young People's Events

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: As part of the Bowie Weekender join members of CreateVoice, the V&A’s Youth Collective, fashion Jane Bowler and other fashion designers in creating fashion styles for the famous.

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