Join us for Christmas festivities as the V&A family gets musical!


Christmas Designer Market
Sunday 26 November
Free, drop-in, all ages

Enter into the Christmas spirit with a glass of mulled wine, a mince pie, & the melodic sounds of the Becontree Brass Band whilst you discover unique gifts from some of London’s most exciting established & emerging independent designers & makers!

Sounds of Christmas Display and Audio Walk
Mon 27 November 2017- 5 January 2018
Ages 5+

Come on an unusual sensory journey through the Museum. Pick up an audio trail and be guided by a colourful narrator around the Museum and into a series of objects that will spark your imagination through sound. Explore the changing sounds of Christmas through our new Museum display. The audio trail features specially commissioned pieces by the acclaimed sound artist Neil Luck.

Sing-A-Long Saturdays
Saturdays 2,9, 16 December
12.00 (30 mins)
Free, drop-in, all ages

Join us for a fun interactive sing-a-long session. Musical fun for all the family from children to grown-ups, featuring both festive classics and songs about the toys in the Museum.

Christmas Colour, Listen and Rest
Thursday 7 December
£10 per person, Concessions £8, Adults

Escape the stress of Christmas with an evening of relaxing music and creativity. Feel a sense of intense well-being using beautiful colours to embellish the drawings of artist Amy Brown, whilst enjoying a glass of wine and from award-winning harpist, Ruby Aspinall, and musician, M G Boulter, in the museum’s atmospheric environment.

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Ensemble Perpetuo, Childhood Revisited
Wednesday 20 December
18.30-20.00, Programme begins at 19.00
£12 per person, Concessions £10. Book before 4 December £10, Concessions £8. Adults

Ensemble Perpetuo will take you on a journey through the museum performing a beautiful repertoire, inspired by childhood, and accompanied by the museum’s curators. From Janáček and Mozart to Debussy you will be enraptured in this historic setting.

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Make Some Noise Days
Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December

Visit the Museum for a 3-day celebration of all sorts of music, singing and noise making! Join musicians, artists and performers in an audio walk, interactive shows, instrument making, and more.



Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum for more musical festive fun!