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The annual V&A Illustration Awards are given to the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK each year and the prize money ? 2,000 to each category winner plus an additional 2,000 for the overall winner ? makes it one of the most substantial financial prizes for illustration in the industry. The winning works, announced on Monday 3rd June, make up a small, free display in the V&A.

About Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum


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London > Events > Kids Events Dates: 3rd to 31st July 2016 - Various Times
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London > Events > Concerts Dates: Tuesday 26th July 2016 - 7.30pm
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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11 Thurloe Place, Knightsbridge, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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17a Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as V&A Illustration Awards
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Natural History Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total DesignEngineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer 2016-07-26T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES 18th June to 6th November 2016
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at London Zoo a reality and now influential engineer Ove Arup is the subject of a career review at the V&A. Part of the South Kensington museum's 2016 Engineering Season, which also includes a site-specific installation in the John Madejski Garden by engineer ...More about this event
Elytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionElytra Filament PavilionThis newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco2016-07-26T00:00:00+01002016-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation|PRICING Free
DATES 18th May to 6th November 2016
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart, inspired by the forewing shells of flying beetles known as elytra. Using pioneering, lightweight construction principles, the filament parts of the beetles are reco...More about this event
Master Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden AgeMaster Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden AgeSeventy drawings, including masterpieces by Rubens, Rembrandt and van Dyck, roughly spanning the 17th century plus landscapes, portraiture and religious works from the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries, which demonstrate the influence of earlier generations on Golden Age artists.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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Master Strokes: Dutch And Flemish Drawings From The Golden Age
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New Yorkexplores the extraordinary range of craft and collaboration that takes place when creating award-winning plays, musicals and productions. Taking place at the V&A, the free show will be an immersive theat2016-07-26T00:00:00+01002016-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Design Shows|PRICING Free
DATES 9th February to 31st August 2016
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New Yorkexplores the extraordinary range of craft and collaboration that takes place when creating award-winning plays, musicals and productions. Taking place at the V&A, the free show will be an immersive theat...More about this event
Alison Britton: Conent And FormAlison Britton: Conent And FormMore than 60 works, including new and unseen pieces, which highlight key moments within the ceramics artist's career.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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Alison Britton: Conent And Form
Display: Exhibition Road BuildingDisplay: Exhibition Road BuildingView the display, featuring models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups, dedicated to the largest architectural intervention undertaken in the last 100 years of the V&As history which will provide new facilities to the site.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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Display: Exhibition Road Building
Silver SpeaksSilver SpeaksAn exhibition displaying work by some of the best silversmiths practising in Britain today, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002017-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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Free EventOngoing
Silver Speaks
Undressed: A Brief History of UnderwearUndressed: A Brief History of UnderwearUndressed: A Brief History of UnderwearTighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to the practical, through strapping, stretchy and silky undergarments designed since the 18th century . More than 200 examples of underwear are revealed in Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear which explores themes of innovation and luxury, from t2016-07-26T00:00:00+01002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING 12
DATES 16th April 2016 to 12th March 2017
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to the practical, through strapping, stretchy and silky undergarments designed since the 18th century . More than 200 examples of underwear are revealed in Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear which explores themes of innovation and luxury, from t...More about this event
A History Of Photography: The BodyA History Of Photography: The BodyView the variety of approaches to capturing images of the human body, from the invention of the medium to today; exploring themes such as sexuality, beauty, growth and ageing, and from both artistic and scientific approaches.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002017-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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A History Of Photography: The Body
Rapid Response CollectingRapid Response CollectingAcquisitions responding to major moments in history that touch the world of design and manufacturing, including Christian Louboutin shoes in five shades of nude, a cuddly toy that was thrown at a Hong Kong politician and the world's first 3D-printed gun.2016-07-26T10:00:00+01002016-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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