Join the London & South East network for a self-guided visit to the Africa Fashion exhibition at the V&A, followed by a networking lunch.
Attendees will learn about the spectrum of African cultures & their postcolonial rise through the lens of fashion, see how traditional fabrics have & continue to be used to communicate overt and symbolic messages about independence, cultural values & aspirations, and gain some knowledge of key terms from many African languages that are used and explained throughout.
11:00am – Meet in the Sackler Courtyard, Exhibition Road entrance
11:15am – Enter Africa Fashion exhibition
12:45pm (approx.) – Networking lunch in the V&A café / John Madejski garden weather permitting
Please note: attendees responsible for booking own tickets via V&A.
Attendees will need to book their own tickets for the Africa Fashion exhibition at https://www.vam.ac.uk/shop/ticket?cgid=302
Standard adult tickets are £16 and non-refundable.
V&A members can attend for free without booking as per their membership benefits.
Please book for the 11:15am timeslot on September 30th 2022. The timeslot entry is valid for 15 minutes, so please make sure to arrive promptly. If 11:15 sells out but you still want to attend, we suggest booking for as close a timeslot as possible if available.
London, SW7 2RL