London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

 

Workshops

V&A Christmas

V&A Christmas

Join us for seasonal festivities, as we take the Museum back to its origins and celebrate Christmas in traditional Victorian style. 

 

With spectacular installations at both our South Kensington and Bethnal Green sites, you will experience a magical environment.

 

With events and activities for all ages, including inventive displays, trails, family activities, performance and film screenings, come and enjoy Christmas at the V&A.

 

This is a free drop-in event recommended for children aged 3 and above.

 

28 November 2016 - 5 January 2017
Season's Greetings: Victorian Christmas cards Season's Greetings: Victorian Christmas cards
Gallery 107

A small display of Christmas cards from the V&A's collection will explore the origins of the Christmas card and show some highlights from its Victorian heyday.

 

3 December 2016, 10.30-13.00, 14.00-16.30
Modern Calligraphy at Christmas AM / PM
Art Studio

Betty Etiquette returns to the V&A to teach the art of Modern Calligraphy in this Christmas themed workshop.

 

7 December 2016, 13.00-13.45
'The Twelve Dames of Christmas': A History of Pantomime through its Great Dames
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

Lunchtime lecture: Join Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Performance Simon Sladen as he explores the history of pantomime through twelve key Dames. 

 

28 December 2016 - 3 January 2017 (not 1 January)
Pop-up Performance - Christmas Holidays
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

Discover the enchanting world of The Nutcracker in a short piece created by Tempered Body Dance Theatre.

 

28 December 2016 - 3 January 2017 (not 1 January)
The Imagination Station - Christmas Holidays
Sculpture, Room 21

Seek out Christmas objects around the museum through a playful game.


Venue Details

Expired - Event is in the past
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL


Box Office
020 7942 2000

Nearest tube
South Kensington

More info
Website

Dates
28 November 2016
- 5 January 2017

Times
10.30-17.00

Prices
Free

Other notes
None



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