public programme

Talks, courses and workshops

Tickets are now on sale for an inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops.

Family, free drop-in

Create and Make

Each month, and during school holidays, the Design Museum holds a drop-in activity for families inspired by the museum and its exhibitions. These informal sessions focus on light-touch design and making activities for families with children aged 5–11.

Walking tour

Walking The City: London Ecologies

Join architecture collective Something & Son and invited guest speakers for a series of walks that investigate our relationship to nature in the city.

Family workshop

Three-way Weaving

Learn about the ancient process of three-way weaving, a method that has been used worldwide for generations to create fabrics, basketry and materials known for their strength.


Performative design

In this talk designer Tereza Ruller will discuss ‘performative design’ as a practice to effect social change.


Friday Night Sketch | Exquisite Corpse

This month’s sketch will take the Exquisite Corpse game as its point of departure.


Thamesmead: The Town of Tomorrow

Known for its appearance in ‘A Clockwork Orange’ and Aphex Twin’s ‘Come to Daddy’ video, Thamesmead is one of London’s most iconic post-war estates. This talk explores its history and lasting significance today.


Kubrick: Designing Worlds

Explore the legacy of Stanley Kubrick and his impact on design in this symposium from leading designers and theorists.

Access tour

Stanley Kubrick: Multisensory Tour

Join this Multisensory Tour for blind and partially sighted visitors to discover the world of one of the 20th century’s most iconic film-makers.

Access tour

The Design Museum: British Sign Language Tour

Join this British Sign Language tour to discover the history of the Design Museum’s iconic building.


Startup Essentials : Marketing Basics

This three-part course uncovers the marketing basics needed to turn creative ideas into successful businesses.

Family workshop

Colour In Nature

Take part in an afternoon of experimenting and testing to discover the wonderful colour dyes that can be found in nature.


Design Research for Change Symposium

The two-day Design Research for Change (DR4C) symposium will explore how design is increasingly involved in social, cultural, economic, environmental and political change.

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The Design Museum champions design and the impact it has on the world, while introducing you to the incredible people behind it. Find out more about the temporary exhibitions and more.

Get in touch

Please contact the Design Museum on +44 20 3862 5900 or the Bookings Office on +44 20 3862 5937 Monday to Friday (10:00 to 17:00). For enquiries outside of these hours, please submit an online enquiry.