PREVIEW: Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today, V&A Museum of Childhood

The V&A Museum of Childhood will present an exhibition examining the most iconic Nordic designs for children from the 30th March.  Featuring influential designs from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins, the V&A Museum of Childhood will explore the influences which have helped forge Nordic design and examines how children have inspired some of the century’s… Read More

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NEWS: V&A Museum of Childhood to Present Dream On Exhibition

The V&A Museum of Childhood will explore dreams in a new exhibition on display from the 10th February.  This new exhibition at the museum will explore people’s relationships to objects and the power we invest in them, playing with the idea that objects come to life when we are not looking – exactly like our dreams when… Read More

REVIEW: Hansel & Gretel, Pop-Up Opera

Pop-Up Opera’s latest production has plenty of charm and cheekiness about it to make it a fun experience.  The V&A’s Museum of Childhood is not necessarily the first place you would think of to come and see an opera, but Pop-Up Opera specialises in performing operas in unique locations that actually manage to enhance the… Read More

PREVIEW: Sister Brother, V&A Museum of Childhood

The V&A Museum of Childhood will present an explores the relationships between siblings and the effects they have on our identity.  Featuring the work of Madeleine Waller, the display will concentrate on the roles we are given from an early age in a family group and how this becomes a defining part of who we… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood to Present Michael Morpurgo Exhibition

The V&A’s Museum of Childhood will present an exhibition dedicated to author Michael Morpurgo this Summer.  Running from the 22nd July until the 25th February 2018, Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories will examine the author’s life and career in this new and free exhibition. At the centre of the exhibition, the museum announced that Joey,… Read More

PREVIEW: Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered, V&A Museum of Childhood

Do you love board games such as Cluedo and scrabble? Then you will need to pay a visit to the V&A Museum of Childhood from the 8th October, for this exhibition focusing on boardgames.  The V&A Museum of Childhood’s major Autumn exhibition will celebrate the joy and frustration of playing board games and our enduring… Read More

REVIEW: Clangers,Bagpuss & Co, V&A Museum of Childhood

This latest display at the V&A’s Museum of Childhood takes a nostalgic look at some of the quirkiest children’s television programmes created by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin.  Taking visitors on a brief but charming journey through some of the most beloved characters created for television such as Bagpuss and the Clangers, the display features… Read More

V&A Museum of childhood Announces Respective of Smallfilms’ Creations

The Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood will be entering the magical worlds of The Clangers and Bagpuss in a major new exhibition at the museum next spring. All of these characters were created by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin, filmed on a rural farm in Kent and brought new life to children’s television. The Clangers,… Read More