Chartered Institute
of Linguists

V&A Africa Fashion exhibition visit & networking lunch

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.


Programme timings:

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

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.

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September 30th, 2022 11:15 AM
V&A Museum
Cromwell Road
London, SW7 2RL
United Kingdom
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