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Join the Children's Laureate and bestselling author of Charlie and Lola, Lauren Child, for a family-friendly talk about her latest works and life in books.
This event will see Lauren introduce a brand-new creation, Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent, and one that you've probably heard of before - Mary Poppins - who she's bringing back to charm a whole new generation in a re-telling of the much-loved classic.
Note: This event will take place in the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, and will be followed by a book-signing. It is suitable for children aged 7 and above.
Craig’s review of Victoria & Albert Museum – “I'm sitting here waiting for the Victoria & Albert Museum to open, watching three hundred school kids getting loaded off a coach. They are drowning out the traffic, that is how loud they are. And soon they will be running round the museum like a bunch of nutters. I wish I'd bought my earmuffs with me now. Ah well. You live and learn. It's certainly a very handsome lo… continued”
Darcey Bussell, talking about her ballet career – 4 Dec 2018 – Ballet dance Darcey Bussell will be sharing some stories and her favourite photos from her thirty years in ballet
Christian Dior — Designer of Dreams – 2 Feb to 14 Jul 2019 – Some of the finest designs and dresses by Christian Dior, tracing the impact that his fashion house has made over the last seventy years
Mary Quant — Victoria & Albert Museum – 6 Apr 2019 to 16 Feb 2020 – An exhibition of dresses by the iconic fashion designer Mary Quant who became synonymous with the Swinging Sixties
Food — Victoria & Albert Museum – 18 May 2019 to 17 Nov 2019 – An exhibition about food, exploring how it gets from the farm to our dinner plate and asking how we can achieve a sustainable food future
Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons – 8 Jan to 20 Dec 2018 – Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
Attend PMQs (Prime Minister’s Questions) – Every Wed – You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Sadiq Khan, at Mayor’s Question Time – 13 Sep 2018 to 21 Mar 2019 – The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
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If you enjoy Victoria & Albert Museum then you might like to visit Geffrye Museum (catch the train from South Kensington to Old Street), Queen’s Gallery (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from South Kensington to St Jamess Park), Tate Britain (catch the train from South Kensington to Pimlico) and Wallace Collection (catch the train from South Kensington to Bond Street)
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