What’s On

Empire Through the Lens

EXHIBITION: We asked 27 people to choose one piece from the British Empire & Commonwealth collection and discuss the legacy of Empire and the post-colonial experience.

Running away from Cinderella

SPECIAL EVENT: The museum is getting a Pride twist with the help of some classic Grimm’s fairy tales! Bristol artist and darling of the queer scene, Tom Marshman has been working with young people to add a new slant to the displays inside the museum.

Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

EXHIBITION: Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, this exhibition from the V&A marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour. 

Mending with Celia Pym

WORKSHOP: As part of the Make Space Programme, you will explore textile repair, how you do it, why you do it, and the tenderness and care of mending. The aim of the workshop is to practice mending techniques on woollen garments such as sweaters and socks.