Modern British Childhood 1948-2012  

 
 

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Using clothing, photography, film, artworks, television programmes and more, this exhibition is an exploration of the history and transformation of childhood in Britain between the 1948 and 2012 London Olympic Games. Aspects such as poverty and politics will also be considered to examine the themes of children being the centre of family life, technology and children's lives being more structured.

 

About V & A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from games throughout the ages to a historical look at cots, prams and feeding bottles (including a 19th century ceramic bottle). More about V & A Museum of Childhood


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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd July 2017 to 25th February 2018
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's greatest living authors for children.Through notebooks and manuscripts, photographs and illustrations, the exhibition shows how books like Private Peaceful have come about. Atmospheric sounds intr... More about this event
 
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