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