There are a lot of events and exhibitions coming up throughout London this month and we’re here to help you stay on top of them so you can pick out the best looking ones. Whether you’re into design or fashion, you’ll find all sorts going on at the iconic Victoria and Albert Museum.
The historic art house is renowned for showcasing work from the best in the business. You won’t want to miss out on a trip to the Park Grand Kensington this month to experience the amazing array of exhibits coming up at the V&A. We’ve put together a selection of our favourites so you can make the most of your visit.
London Design Festival
Sep 16 – 24, 2017
It’s that time of year again when the London Design Festival opens its doors to locals and tourists from around the world. This year, the famous Victoria and Albert Museum is responsible for hosting the event and it promises to be one of the best yet. The Festival will showcase a series of specially-commissioned exhibits that have been put together by some of the most well-known designers from around the world. The museum will also host a series of tours, workshops and talks as part of the Festival. This is an amazing opportunity for any design enthusiasts staying at the Park Grand Kensington to get inspired by some of the best works in the industry.
Apr 1, 2017 – Jan 14, 2018
Over the next few months you have the opportunity to see some of the best work from the country’s foremost contemporary sculptor, Rachel Kneebone. This is not an opportunity you’ll want to pass up if you’re planning a visit to our Kensington London Hotels as it will make for some of the best photos of your London trip. The amazing work by Rachel explores the themes of transformation and renewal, represented by the human form and crafted from porcelain.
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
May 27, 2017 – Feb 18, 2018
Step into the exciting world of fashion with an exhibit by one of the industry’s most renowned garment designers. Cristóbal Balenciaga will be bringing a collection of over 100 of his finest pieces to the V&A this month to inspire fellow designers and give fans an opportunity to get a closer look at his creative process. The iconic designer is known for pushing the boundaries of fashion design and creating some of the most breath-taking garments in the world. Take a trip to the historic Victoria and Albert this month and treat yourself to an afternoon of browsing experimental dresses and gorgeous frocks at this unique exhibit.
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Sep 30, 2017 – Feb 25, 2018
Two of the most historic and iconic institutions in London will be working together over the next few months to bring you a powerful exhibit that explores the vibrant timeline of operatic performance. Learn about the long and rich history of opera and how it was established in Renaissance Italy and has evolved into the performance art we know and love today. The European-wide tour will consist of seven premiers, each in a different country and a different venue. If you’re a fan of opera, and even if you’re not, this is a great opportunity to learn something new and uncover a rich history.