Make it: Photography

In this family workshop, introduce your family to the wonderful world of making photographs without using a camera.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • The John Madejski Garden

  • Families

    Families with children 5+

  • Tickets cost £15.00

    Booking is essential.

Past Event
Make it: Photography photo

Join artist Chahine Fellahi from Kimiā Collective to experiment with photography.
Come along to have fun, playing with nature to create images. You will find out about cyanotypes, a blue and white print that uses special paper and the power of the sun to create photographs.

Get inspired by Chahine’s work and the museum’s collection, work together as a family to create your own pictures to take home.

The Museum’s beautiful gardens will be a perfect space for you to explore your nature photography skills.

You will come away with skills and ideas to plan and make your own images at home. An understanding about how to make a cyanotype. You’ll get professional guidance and take home a range of your own beautiful nature-inspired photographic prints.

The workshop is booked to take place in the garden to experiment with natural light, but in case of bad weather it will take place indoors using UV light equipment.

Please click on 'download brochure' on the right-hand side if you'd like to find out more about Chahine Fellahi and Kimiā Collective.

All materials will be provided, all sourced sustainably.

No previous photography experience is necessary.

The 10:30 workshop is recommended for ages 5-7; 13:00 is recommended for ages 8-10 and 15:00 is recommended for 11-13. Each workshop is 90 minutes long.

Tickets are £15 minimum for one adult and child pair. You can add extra adult or child tickets to this booking. Please book one £7.5 ticket for each child and for each additional adult attending. Children must be always accompanied by an adult.

Please note that adults will be able to attend only if they've booked a child ticket too.

This is a families event for adults to take part in with their children; no child can be left unattended.

Please double-check that you are available for an event before booking tickets, we only offer refunds in exceptional circumstances. If the V&A needs to cancel the event due to an emergency, or for any reason beyond the control of the V&A, we will reschedule your booking for a later date. If it’s not possible to reschedule your booking, we will offer a full refund.

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Header image: (c) Kimia Collective