Friday 13 April 2018

V&A - Celebrate spring in style - step aboard the glamorous world of ocean liners

Victoria and Albert Museum
Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
Until 17 June 2018
Sponsored by Viking Cruises

It’s been a blizzardy start to spring, we’ve got something to take those blues away. Receive £4.50 off Ocean Liners: Speed and Style until mid May.*

Immerse yourself and experience the romantic and
remarkable age of ocean travel.

From Marlene Dietrich’s Dior suit to the largest surviving fragment of the Titanic, discover extraordinary stories from the world’s greatest ocean liners including the Normandie, the Queen Mary and the Canberra.

To redeem the offer book using online code: OceanGlamour

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Co-organised by the V&A and the Peabody Essex Museum
Ocean Liners Conference (Rescheduled)
Friday, 27 April, 10.30 – 17.00

Explore the glamour of Ocean Liner design beyond the exhibition by joining interior designer, Kelly Hoppen, writer and filmmaker, Iain Sinclair, and architect of the QM2, Stephen Payne for a fascinating day-long conference.
Bias Cut Drape

Saturday, 19 May, 10.30 – 16.30

Inspired by the stunning 1930’s dresses in our exhibition, learn from a professional designer to create unique bias cut style patterns and sculpt them through drape, cut and modelling.
Roja Dove: A Scented Voyage Around the World
Monday, 12 April, 19.00 – 20.45

Travel the globe with perfumer Roja Dove as he reveals how the golden age of ocean liners also ushered in a new era in the production of fragrances. Ocean liners shrank the world, allowing us to explore far-flung exotic lands filled with new scents.
Lusitania R.E.X.
Tuesday, 24 April, 19.00 – 20.45

Since her sinking by a German U-boat on May 7 1915, the Lusitania has been wrapped in mystery and intrigue, with experts continuing to debate the cause of the second explosion that sealed her fate. 

In his award-winning novel Lusitania R.E.X., author Greg Taylor weaves fiction around the facts to create a plausible explanation and gripping story.