What's on

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.

Adult

Leafy Lino Printing

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

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.

Family

Future Explorers

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

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

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.

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.

Adult

Solar Powered Cyanotype Printworks

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

Adult

Macramé plant hangers for a greener future

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.

Adult

Future Fashion Upcycling Workshop

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

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

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.

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.