june, 2022

sun26junsat10sepYoung V&A Reinvent Festival

Young V&A Reinvent Festival

Event Details

Celebrate 150 years of the Bethnal Green V&A, as well as one more year until its reopening, with the Young V&A Reinvent Festival. A programme of activities takes place throughout the following year, with this summer being full too. Take part in storytelling and arts and crafts, or outdoor play with a whole heap of materials.

When: Various dates between 26 June and 10 September

Where: Various locations throughout East London

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More information from organisers:

In June 2022, the V&A building in Bethnal Green reaches its 150th year – it was East London’s first public museum when it opened its doors in 1872. To celebrate this milestone and to help look to the future, the V&A presents Young V&A’s Reinvent Festival, a year-long programme of 150 creative activities taking place over the months before reopening in Summer 2023. 

Visit your local Idea Store libraries in support of the National Summer Reading Challenge. A mix of interactive storytelling and creative making activity devised by artist Arkem Mark Walton. 

Join the Young V&A team at our outdoor play pop-up. Use large-scale play kits to construct a huge tower, a boat to sail away on, a den to hide in, or create anything you choose! 

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June 26 (Sunday) - September 10 (Saturday)

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