Tuesday 25 June 2019

Museum of Brands - What’s on in July

New Exhibition Opening - 1950s: Battle of the Toy Brands

Come and visit our latest exhibition 1950s: Battle of the Toy Brands, opening on 1 July. Focused on the1950s, when over 500 new toy manufacturers opened in the UK, each competing for the coveted space in children’s hearts, this new exhibit delves into the boom of new toys on the market in post-war Britain. Combine the old with the new by also enjoying the latest Tech Toys from award-winning company Tech Will Save UsRead more
Street Art Commission Opens

We are proud to collaborate with Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend's Love Kensington + Chelsea mural initiative located at the front of the Museum of Brands building. Opening on the 28 July the mural, created by RCA student Sean Steed, will transform the Museum’s façade and create a striking new landmark to be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. Read more
Techie Summer for Families 
This summer discover how technology inspires our favourite toys. From 22 July until 1 September, we are inviting all families - young and old - to take part in hands-on activity with tech-inspired Electro Dough by Tech Will Save Us. Workshops run daily from 2-3pm and bring your creations to life with light and sound. Free with Museum Admission.  Learn more
Opening Algorave Party
Join us on 29 July at 6.30-10.30pm to celebrate the launch of Kensington + Chelsea Art Weekend with an evening of alien rhythms and freaky visuals by leading live-coding DJ’s right before your eyes. Cash bar available 18+ year olds only. FREE to enter. Booking essential. Book your free ticket
Dementia-friendly Programme

As part of our Brand Memories programme, we run creative reminiscence sessions, training, talks and outreach sessions. Our dementia-friendly programme is designed with wellbeing in mind. If you are interested in museums, the history of brands, caring or working with people with dementia, please contact us to find out more. Read more 
Brand Challenge 

We are excited to launch Brand Challenge, as part of our Brand Memories Project. Our first online game that will test your knowledge of consumer history. Complete the slogan, remember old jingles, and relive memorable moments in advertising history. Gather your parents and grandparents – or children and grandchildren – and create an unbeatable quiz team. Play the game
September is the New January 
This Autumn revitalise, recharge and refresh the whole team with a change of scenery in our exciting venue. The Museum of Brands’ event spaces offer the perfect setting to enable you to get everyone up to speed on this year’s targets and goals. After all, September is the new January! Contact Francesca or Matteo on 02072439612 to discuss your event.
2019 Brands Lecture

Brands are a powerful force for growth but can they also be a force for change? In the 2019 Brands Lecture on 25 July, London, Gary Coombe, Gillette CEO, will argue that brands must have a view on society’s pressing issues and speak up. Tickets: £75 + VAT. Discount for friends of Museum of Brands using code BBGMus19. Book tickets  
Tech Will Save Us
Our summer partner, Tech Will Save Us, creates tech-focused kits to help children learn, invent and play supporting the development of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication skills. Encourage kids to explore lights, sounds and movements or computer coding and help them prepare for the future. To receive 10% off your next purchase click here