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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Science Museum - Christopher Nolan's Interstellar


INTERSTELLAR
Showing at our IMAX Theatre this November
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Tickets now on sale
From 8 November 2014
Tickets £16 (
conc. £9)

See one of this year’s hottest Oscar tips – award-winning director Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated space epic Interstellar (12A) – showing at our IMAX Theatre.

As one of only four venues in the UK to show Interstellar in Nolan’s intended 70mm film format, you will experience 40% more film image that will be hidden on screens of large cinema chains.

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October half term at the V&A Museum of Childhood

Victoria and Albert Museum
FAMILY FUN THIS
OCTOBER HALF TERM

Monday 27 October - Sunday 2 November

Drop in this October half term for 
Wizz-Bangs and Pipsqueaks - free drop-in activities on a First World War theme. Delve into our Discovery Station, try on costumes, make your own medal at our arts and crafts session and hear Story Spinner tell their version of Fly Cher Ami Fly, the heroic tale of the pigeon that saved the lost battalion, by Robert Burley.

On Friday 31 October you can join celebrated poets Roger Stevens and Brian Moses for 
War in Wordsan afternoon of poetry exploring the First World War, from their latest book What Are We Fighting For (suitable for children aged 7+).
DAYDREAMS AND DIARIES
THE STORY OF JACQUELINE WILSON
Closes 2 November
Don't miss your final opportunity to see this hugely popular exhibition from Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books. Discover the inspiration behind Jacqueline's best-loved books and hear how they have changed the lives of some of her readers. 
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IT'S MY PARTY...
Until 5 July 2015
We all have birthdays, but how we mark the passing years is very personal. Some don't acknowledge them, some share them with a few friends or family, while others throw enormous parties. This display takes a look at children’s birthday parties from the perspective of both children and parents, and centres around a life-sized installation telling the story of Wilfred, a shy resident of the Museum. Read more
TOY STORIES
Until 14 December
This series of portraits by Gabriele Galimberti explores the role of toys in the lives of children around the globe. Initially interested in documenting their differences, Galimberti discovered that whether in Zambia, Texas, Ukraine or Japan, and whether they owned a fleet of miniature cars or a single stuffed monkey, the children he photographed were simply interested in playing. Read more
COMPETITION
THE ART OF THE BRICK

Enter our competition for a chance to win a family ticket to The Art of the Brick at The Old Truman Brewery! Featuring over 85 art sculptures created from more than a million LEGO® bricks by US artist Nathan Sawaya, the exhibition has already attracted millions of visitors worldwide. Read more
SOUTH KEN KIDS FESTIVAL
17-23 November, Institut Français
The South Ken Kids Festival is back! Featuring over 20 children’s book artists (including Quentin Blake, the Festival's beloved patron) and more than 50 events, the Festival’s 17th edition promises to be a key rendezvous for schools and families in the London area. Read more
WHY? WHAT'S HAPPENING FOR THE YOUNG
23-26 October, Southbank Centre
This festival asks big questions about children's rights. Activities for all the family include banner-making, singing, music, and drama workshops, and the chance to forage your food, while talks and debates cover a wide range of subjects. Read more
ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE
AUTUMN/WINTER SEASON

Speakers include Romesh Gunesekera, pictured, on the Sri Lankan novel (22 October), A.L. Kennedy on the craft of the short story (11 November) and Lionel Shriver in conversation (9 December). Read more
 
SOUTH EAST ASIAN PUPPET WORKSHOP
Saturday 25 October
14.00-17.00

Create your own shadow puppet in this free family workshop as part of the South East Asian ArtsFest 2014. Read more
CHRISTMAS DESIGNER MARKET
Sunday 30 November
11.30-16.30

Start your Christmas shopping early and find the perfect present, as we invite some of the UK's leading independent children's designers to set up shop at the Museum! Read more
SNOWFLAKES BY CERRIE BURNELL
Sunday 7 December
10.30-11.30 and 12.00-13.00

Join much-loved CBeebies presenter and children's author Cerrie Burnell for an interactive reading of her first picture book, Snowflakes, followed by a book signing. Visit the website for booking details. Read more

DOLLS' HOUSE COLOURING BOOK
Drawn by Emily Sutton, illustrator of the best-selling Clara Button books, each page of this delightful colouring book is based on a dolls' house from the V&A Museum of Childhood and is ready for you to personalise.Read more