London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London



V&A Christmas

V&A Christmas

Join us for seasonal festivities for all ...


1, 8, 15, 22 December 2018, 11.00-15.45
Pop-up Performance: Festive Weekends 2018
Britain 1500-1760, Room 58, Tickets: Free
You are warmly invited to a Victorian Christmas party exploring all things festive, from Christmas cards to trees. Find out how Victorian children entertained themselves on Christmas Day. Performances take place at 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00. Duration is approximately 30 minutes.


17 December 2018, 14.30-16.30
Sketching a Victorian Christmas
NAL Centre Room, Tickets: £7.00-£10.00
Explore the visual delights of a Victorian Christmas through Dickens’ famous Christmas books, Victorian Christmas cards and gift catalogues from Liberty & Co. Bring along your own drawing materials and we’ll supply card, and time, for you to sketch a Christmas card inspired by the material on show.


28-30 December 2018, 10.30-17.00
The Imagination Station: Christmas 2018
Raphael, Room 48a, Tickets: Free
Create your own modular building by Waugh Thistleton Architects and add it to a new city. This activity is drop-in for all the family and will take place in the Raphael gallery.


28-30 December 2018, 11.00-15.45
Pop-up Performance: Christmas Holidays 2018
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Tickets: Free
The Buildy-uppy Dance Show - is an interactive theatrical adventure for all the family. Award winning performers Tom Roden and Anna Williams create an enchanting, ever-changing playground constructed and inhabited by its audience. Performance duration approximately 45 minutes starting at 11.00, 13.00 & 15.00.

Expired - This event is in the past.

Venue Details

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

Box Office
020 7942 2000

Nearest tube
South Kensington


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1, 8, 15, 17, 22, 28-30 December 2018


Various, some free

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