V&A Blythe House Tours


OXQ, 23 Blythe Rd
W14 0QX

V&A Blythe House Tours

  • Wed 19 September (2pm – 3pm)
    Behind the scenes at the V&A's Clothworkers' Centre
    The Clothworkers' Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that offers visitors and researchers a unique opportunity to study one of the most important collections of textiles and fashion in the world. Glimpse inside our storage units, hear about how we care for textiles and fashion and see highlights of the collection close up!
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  • Thu 20 September (2pm – 3pm)
    Tour of Theatre & Performance Archive and the Archive of Art & Design
    The tour will take in a range of items from across the collections, including designs, costumes and model boxes.
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  • Fri 21 September (11am-12pm)
    Tour of V&A Furniture & Woodwork Archives
    The V&A Furniture collection consists of more than 14,000 pieces from Britain, Europe and America, dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. It is predominantly of furniture, but also includes related objects such as architectural and decorative woodwork, musical instruments, leatherwork, treen and clocks.
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  • Fri 21 September (2pm – 3pm)
    Highlights of Blythe House Tour
    Blythe House is the former Headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank – a vast, labyrinthine building that now houses a treasure-trove of precious, obscure and wonderful objects. 
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