Designer of Dreams will trace the impact of one of the world's most influential couturiers from 1947 to the present day, exploring the enduring influence of Christian Dior's fashion house, and especially its relationship with the UK.
Highlights include afternoon and evening dresses from the Haute Couture collections, works by John Galliano, beautifully sculptured perfume bottles, and photos of Christian Dior meeting with Royalty and some of the world's most famous celebrities.
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”
New Year’s Eve at the Natural History Museum – 31 Dec 2018 – Try something a little different this New Year's Eve and see in 2019 at the Natural History Museum's Party Animals event
Silent Disco at the Natural History Museum – 25 Jan, 22 Feb and 29 Mar 2019 – Put on some headphones at the Natural History Museum and dance along to the songs playing inside your head.
Look for more museum exhibitions in February
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)
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans