Tuesday 5 December 2017

V&A - December events at the V&A

December Events
Sounds Like Christmas
Until 6 January

Tune into the Christmas season with our musically-themed festive programme.

Take part in a range of events and activities for all ages, from carols and soundscapes to candlelit concerts and our magical Singing Tree designed by award-winning set designer Es Devlin.

Plus, take a musical journey through 400 years of opera with the critically-acclaimed exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics for the special price of £15.*

Join the conversation #SoundsLikeChristmas
Singalong Sunday: Christmas Number Ones
Sunday 10 December, 11.00 – 16.00

Join us for a special, singalong celebration of Christmas Number Ones. 

Led by choirmaster Sam Coates, it will be sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!
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Choirs by Candlelight
1, 8, 22 December, 5 January
19.30 – 20.30

Join a free, festive choral concert in the atmospheric Medieval Tapestry Gallery.
Get three complimentary V&A exhibition catalogues 
Starting in January 2018, the second term of our nine current Year Courses will begin. We are offering three complimentary V&A exhibition catalogues to all those that book a Spring term ticket on a Year Course between now and the start of January. 

To book now for yourself or as the perfect gift, call 020 7942 2000.
Simon Curtis
Wednesday 13 December, 19.00 – 20.45

Join the director of new movie Goodbye Christopher Robin for a look at this latest work and more.  
Fashioned from Nature with Edwina Ehrman
Thursday 7 December, 18.00 – 20.15
At Chelsea Physic Garden

From pineapple fibre to vegetable ivory, learn all about the roles of plants in clothing and decorating our bodies, directly from the curator of our forthcoming #FashionedFromNatureexhibition, Edwina Ehrman, at this special talk at the Chelsea Physic Garden.
Ensemble Perpetuo, Childhood Revisited
Wednesday 20 December, 18.30 – 20.00

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.
Festive weekends
Saturday 2 – Saturday 23 December

Join students from the Royal College of Music for performances on Saturdays at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00 and on Sundays join us for seasonal making activities.

Create your own musical Christmas decoration in Digital Kids on 9, 10, 16, 17 December.
Pop-up Performance
Thursday 28 December 2017 – Tuesday 2 January 2018,
11.00, 13.00 & 15.00

Sing-along to Christmas classics from around the world with Captain Christmas and his musical elves from Chickenshed and create new festive jingles for everyone to enjoy.
The perfect Christmas present for any culture lover
With a V&A Gift Membership, you’d receive a year of free, unlimited entry to all our exhibitions, access to our stunning Members’ Room, exclusive events plus much more.