What's On Friday 31 May 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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    FAMILY EVENT: Digital Kids runs on select dates with limited spaces available. It is recommended for ages 5+ (unless stated otherwise).

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    FAMILY EVENT: Get the pop star look with costume, make up and photography, with professional photographer, producer and DJ Edward Otchere.

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    FAMILY EVENT: What will your first album cover look like? Pick up materials to create your design.

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    Free entry

    FAMILY EVENT: Use your body and musical instruments to explore rhythm & music making.

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 Courses

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    YEAR COURSE: Celebrate the re-display of the Museum’s world-class early medieval collection. Fridays, 21 September 2012 – 12 July 2013 (over 3 terms), 11.00–15.30

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 Evening events

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    Free entry

    EVENING EVENTS: Join us for a Russian-style White Nights Festival and celebrate the summer evenings with a carnival atmosphere and an eclectic mix of contemporary music, art and performance.

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    EVENING EVENT: Join designer Julia Lohmann and students from the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg (HFBK) as they explore kelp as a 'work in process' material against a back-drop of post-industrial design.

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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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    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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 Programmes for deaf & hard of hearing visitors

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    BSL TALK: Explore the broad range of Bowie’s collaborations with artists and designers in the fields of fashion, sound, graphics, theatre, art and film.

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 Young People's Events

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    Free entry

    YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Go behind the scenes with CreateVoice.

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    YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Discover our galleries with members of CreateVoice, the V&A's young people's collective.

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