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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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The Gainsborough combines the attractive style of bygone days with an easy informality and excellent service. There are 48 ensuite bedrooms, each has been individually designed ... More
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London > Events > Kids Events Dates: Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 12.30pm and 2pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
An in-character talk about the people who built, fixed, flew and crashed some famous planes....More
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Arabian Nights: Pocket Theatre (Over 5s)
London > Events > Theatre Dates: Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 11am-12.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Puppetry, music and theatrical magic combine in this adaptation of the famous set of mystical tales....More
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Storytelling And Music Sessions For 0-4 Year Olds
London > Events > Kids Events Dates: Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 10am and 11.30am
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Music, movement and stories with Paul Rubinstein, Olivia Armstrong and Becky Dixon....More
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Science Museum IMAX
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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Cine Lumiere
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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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
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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
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. ... More
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
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Chanel
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The bags, the shoes, the accessories and of course the collection, Chanel needs no introduction. The fashion empire founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel began in 1912 ... More
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
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Fernandez and Wells
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
8 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to their Fernandez ... More
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HULT International Business School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
58 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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History of Art Studies
London > Education > Arts and Drama
13 South Terrace, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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Aquilla Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
11 Thurloe Place, Knightsbridge, London SW7 | 3 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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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
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The Enterprise
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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The Admiral Codrington
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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The Cadogan Arms
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298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Boujis
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
Private members club with a regular pack of paparazzi parked outside waiting for royals to exit after one too many vodka red bulls. Its popularity comes ... More
La Maison Des Artistes
London > Nightlife > Bars
17a Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as V&A Illustration Awards
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More

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Digital KidsDigital KidsCompose your own incredible architecture.2016-05-31T10:30:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Imagination Station - Easter HolidaysThe Imagination Station - Easter HolidaysCreate a canopy structure inspired by the garden.2016-05-31T10:30:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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The Imagination Station - Easter Holidays
The Decisive MomentThe Decisive MomentLearn to previsualise and photograph moments, inspired by the work of Cartier-Bresson.2016-05-31T10:30:00+01002016-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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History Of British Film: Evening CourseHistory Of British Film: Evening CourseLed by Professor Ian Christie, this course explores a century of British film.2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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History Of British Film: Evening Course
Unearthed: A History Of Gardens From Medieval To ModernUnearthed: A History Of Gardens From Medieval To ModernExplore the rich, cultural history of gardens and gardening over a thousand years.2016-05-31T10:30:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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Unearthed: A History Of Gardens From Medieval To Modern
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th CenturyPaul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th CenturyPaul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century Challenging the popular perception of Paul Strand as primarily a photographer of American places and people, this major V&A exhibition displays around 200 objects including his images of the Scottish Hebrides, and of Egypt, Morocco and Ghana taken between the late 1950s to the mid-1960s, all countries which had gone through transformative poli2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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DATES 19th March to 3rd July 2016
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
Challenging the popular perception of Paul Strand as primarily a photographer of American places and people, this major V&A exhibition displays around 200 objects including his images of the Scottish Hebrides, and of Egypt, Morocco and Ghana taken between the late 1950s to the mid-1960s, all countries which had gone through transformative poli...More about this event
Botticelli ReimaginedBotticelli ReimaginedBotticelli Reimagined Hard to believe it now but Botticelli was largely forgotten for more than 300 years until his work was rediscovered in the 19th century . Botticelli Reimagined, the largest Botticelli exhibition in Britain since 1930, examines his appeal to artists from the Pre-Raphaelites to modern times. Over 50 original works by Botticelli are positione2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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PRICING 15
DATES 5th March to 3rd July 2016
VENUE Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
Hard to believe it now but Botticelli was largely forgotten for more than 300 years until his work was rediscovered in the 19th century . Botticelli Reimagined, the largest Botticelli exhibition in Britain since 1930, examines his appeal to artists from the Pre-Raphaelites to modern times. Over 50 original works by Botticelli are positione...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 reco2016-05-31T00:00:00+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.2016-05-31T10:00:00+01002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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