What's On Monday 29 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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 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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    YEAR COURSE: Learn about the great design movements, practices and practitioners associated with the Twentieth Century and discover the background to their genesis in the social, political, economic and aesthetic events that began around the year 1900. Mondays, 17 September 2012 – 22 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

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 Evening events

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    EVENING TALK: Please note the event is only on 29th April. Known for his innovative designs in the field of knitwear and use of materials such as Scooby wrappers and gold foil, Craig’s works have been worn by Lady Gaga, Tilda Swinton, Bjork and Florence Welch. Following his success at the V&A’s Fashion in Motion in Summer 2011, Craig will return to the Museum to discuss his work and current projects.

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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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    Free entry

    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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    GALLERY TALK: Looking at ‘Masterpieces of Italian Renaissance Maiolica’ in Gallery 146, we will explore the origins, technique and function of these fine pieces of ceramics.

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    Free entry

    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

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    Valentines Mansion is a Grade II listed building set in the beautiful surroundings of Valentines Park.

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    Known for his innovative designs in the field of knitwear and use of materials such as Scooby wrappers and gold foil, Craig’s creations have been worn by Lady Gaga, Tilda Swinton, Björk and Florence Welch.

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