Friday 30 November 2018

V&A - Festive activities for your family

Christmas and New Year Events
for Families
The festive season is almost upon us! 

Join us for a month of festive making, performance and a lot of fun.

Jameel Prize 5 Weekends
24 November, 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00
25 November, 10.30 – 17.00 

Join us for Pop-up performance Stories from the Middle-East on Saturdays andWeaving Stories in Drop-in Design on Sundays to celebrate our Jameel Prize 5exhibition. 

Exhibition in partnership with Art Jameel 
Pop-up Performance: Christmas Gathering
Saturdays 1 – 22 December,
11.00, 13.00 & 15.00

You are warmly invited to a Victorian Christmas party exploring all things festive, from Christmas cards to trees. 
Drop-in Design:
Christmas Decorations
Sundays 2 – 23 December, 10.30 – 17.00

Make a unique sensory architectural decoration using air-drying clay.
Festive Play Sessions for Under-fives
5–7, 12–14, 19–21 December,
11.30 – 12.00, 12.30 – 13.00

Take part in a multi-sensory play session, inspired by The 12 Days of Christmas.
Gingerbread House Making Workshops
Various dates

Organised alongside the Museum of Architecture's Gingerbread City at the V&A, the Gingerbread House Making Workshops are a playful way of learning more about architecture and design.
The Imagination Station: Christmas Holidays 2018
28 – 30 December, 10.30 – 17.00

Create your own modular building by Waugh Thistleton Architects and add it to a new city.
Pop-up Performance: Christmas Holidays 2018
28 – 30 December, 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00

Join us for an interactive theatrical adventure for all the family with the Buildy-uppy Dance Show.
Festive Family Rave with Big Fish Little Fish
29 December, 14.00 – 16.00

Wear your festive best for a fun family get together with rave music, crafts and merry-making with award-winning Big Fish Little Fish.

For families with 0-8 year olds
Booking essential
Backpacks, Trails and Hands-on Discovery Areas
Every day (last session at 16.00)

Borrow an award-winning backpack to investigate the Museum through creative and fun activities. Or pick up a free family trail to discover unusual parts of the Museum.
A Pirate's Life for Me
Until 22 April 2019

Co-designed with children, this immersive exhibition charts the reimagination of pirates in popular culture through toys, games, books, illustrations and comics, spanning over 300 years.

Sponsored by Playmobil

Thursday 29 November 2018

Transport for London - Weekend travel information - 1 and 2 December, 2018