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Adult

Get Hooked

Join the circular making revolution and make your own homewares from reused V&A exhibition waste in this simple woodworking workshop for the Great Exhibition Road Festival.

Adult

Leafy Lino Printing

SOLD OUT. Learn the art of lino printing through the beautiful science of plant leaves.

Family

Create your own 'Windflower': Workshop with Urban Radicals and Andrew Kerr

SOLD OUT. A session for children introducing the ideas of wind energy and recycling through playful craft activities.

Adult

DIY Soap Making to Clean our Oceans

SOLD OUT. Create your own uniquely scented and sustainably packaged soap bars in this workshop exploring ways to reduce the plastic in our oceans.

Family

The Very (Very) Small Materials That Could Save the World

SOLD OUT. Draw, experiment and invent as you journey inside the nanomaterials that could build a better future for our planet.

Adult

RCA Drawing: Finding Landscapes - Finding Drawing

SOLD OUT. A fun and accessible drawing workshop beginning with a short walk and ending with a series of exploratory drawing exercises which reflect on and extend landscape imagery seen during our walk.

Character illustration workshop

Take inspiration from the Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition at the V&A to learn illustration techniques to create your own unique characters.

Family

Rainforest Storytelling: Building Monkey Bridges

SOLD OUT. Be enthralled by children’s storyteller Helen Tozer and rainforest ecologist Jenna Lawson at this family workshop combining storytelling, board game fun, model making and immersive rainforest soundtracks.

Family

Drawn to Sustainability

Can you design for a better future? Explore the RIBA+V&A's Architecture Gallery with us and begin to draw your own ideas for a sustainable building.

Family

Drawing the Sun

Come draw and explore our closest star and learn how it could power a greener future on Earth.

Family

Tree-Mendous Adventures

Come with us and adventure through the trees! Journey from the end of the roots to the tips of the leaves.

Family

Future Explorers

What will our world look like in 2050? Become a Future Explorer and investigate the not-too-distant future.

Family

Catch the Carbon

Help our Explainers capture that carbon! Join us to find out what carbon is, why it’s causing our planet some problems and what we can do to solve them.

Family

Youth Band Blow!

An exciting set of workshops and performances to inspire the budding youth band brass musician looking to take their playing to the next level. Led by leading lights in the brass world, the Royal College of Music and Brass Band England.

Adult

Solar Powered Cyanotype Printworks

SOLD OUT. Create your own nature-inspired, sunlight-exposed prints with solar cell chemists and science communicator Liz Jeavans.

Adult

Future Fashion Upcycling Workshop

SOLD OUT. From natural dying to repurposing and reconstruction, learn the upcycling techniques that could green your clothing habits in this exploration of sustainable fashion.

Family

Dodo Masks Workshop

Join us for a making activity to celebrate the Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition. Using the mysterious dodo as an example of animal extinction, design your very own fantastical dodo mask.

Adult

Macramé plant hangers for a greener future

SOLD OUT. Create your own macramé pot hangers from recycled polymer fibres as our renewable materials scientists explore how chemistry can help us make things in a greener way.

Family

Beginner Brass Buzz!

Come join the Royal College of Music and Brass Band England for an exciting hour of discovery and performance!

Family

Be the Change: Climate Pledge Calligraffiti workshop

Create artwork that makes an impact and send out messages for positive change for the planet.

Family

Weaving Waste

Get creative with the contents of your recycling bin and discover some of the surprising ways new life is brought to waste materials by artists and engineers.

All Ages

Upcycle Workshop

This drop-in style workshop will offer you the chance to transform a range of offcuts and threads, to experiment and develop something completely new.

Adult

Taster German Language Lessons

Join us for a taster lesson either virtually or online. Our classes will let you experience a German lesson at the Goethe-Institut.