Wednesday, 6 June 2018

June events at the V&A

Refugee Week
Opening on Sunday 17 June

Join us for a week-long programme of music, workshops, and performances marking 20 years of Refugee Week, which celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees.

In collaboration with Counterpoints Arts

A Toolkit for the Future
Friday 29 June, 10.30 – 17.00

Start preparing for the future. Join a host of forward-thinking experts and explore concepts ranging from crowdfunding cities and viewing satellites, to new political models and ideas for extending human life.
Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 June,
11.00 – 16.00

Celebrate the Month of the Pearl with a captivating weekend tracing the history of these timeless jewels from the Roman Empire right up to the present day.
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Giles Deacon: GilesSølveKatie
Monday 11 June, 19.00 – 20.45

Join fashion designer Giles Deacon, photographer and film-maker Sølve Sundsbø, and Love magazine's Katie Grand,  for a discussion of the stories, production, and artistry behind their finest collaborations

(includes wine reception)
Louis de Bernières
Birds without Wings
Monday 25 June, 19.00 – 20.45

Mark Refugee Week with this discussion between Louis de Bernières and glass artist Felekşan Onar, stemming from her installation 'Perched'.

(includes wine reception)
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Frances Welch: The Imperial Tea Party
Monday 16 July, 19.00 – 20.45

Join bestselling author Frances Welch as she draws back the curtain on extraordinary encounters between the British and Russian royal families, and their far-reaching consequences. 

(includes wine reception)
Creating Decorative Patterns with Code
Friday 15 June, 10.30 – 17.00

Experiment with code and create unique patterns in this creative coding workshop. 
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Passport to the Motherland- Migration Dreams
Friday 8 June, 18.00 – 21.45

In the midst of the current immigration traumas, share stories of race and nation, and remember 70 years of sacrifice and achievement, against a soundtrack delivered by Mistah Brown on the decks for Trojan Records, with special guest Norman Jay MBE.
Come and Play with Montessori
Sunday 3 June, 11.00 – 16.00 

Explore Montessori playing activities and creative ideas with your children.

Organised by Montessori St Nicholas charity and supported by tutors and students from Montessori Centre International.

Free, drop-in
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Secret Cinema Presents
Blade Runner –
The Final Cut: A Secret Live Experience
‘Get ready for our exhibition The Future Starts Here by immersing yourself in the futuristic world of Blade Runner.

Uncover secrets, solve clues and complete missions as you go. A combination of theatre, film, dance and live music all in one night