Get closer to design

Talks, courses and workshops

See what's new in the museum's inspiring programme of events.

The programme may include digital or onsite activities.
Please check each event details to find out more.

Design Camp Workshop

Design a Sustainable Shoebox City

Become a Climate Champion for the day and come up with a design for a climate-friendly city.

Suitable for young people at secondary school, aged 11-14.

Design Camp Workshop

Produce your own ASMR soundscape

Experiment with instruments, found objects and electronics to record, edit and mix your own ASMR soundscape.

Suitable for young people at secondary school, aged 11-14.

Panel Discussion

Manifestos: Architecture for a New Generation 2022

A collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture, Manifestos returns for the 4th year to present radical calls to action from London’s new guard of architecture.

Adult Workshop

Poster Printing Workshop

Join this hands-on workshop to design and print your own vintage poster working with traditional lino cutting techniques.

Talks & Performance

An Evening With OOF

Join OOF Gallery's curators and a host of football-obsessed artists as they explore the aesthetics of the world's favourite game and celebrate the launch of issue nine of OOF magazine.

Access Tour

Multisensory Tour of Football: Designing a Beautiful Game

Join tour guide Andrew Mashigo for a curated tour of Football: Designing the Beautiful Game for blind and partially sighted visitors.


Sonic Impact: The Psychology of Sound

Join Creative Director of Sound for The Guardian Podcasts Axel Kacoutié in conversation with acclaimed Director and screenwriter Peter Strickland, ASMR researcher and Psychology Lecturer Dr Giulia Poerio, and sound designer Joel Cahen, as they share personal philosophies that focus on the mechanics, perception and effects of sound.

Adult Workshop

Natural Dyes

In this introductory workshop, explore a variety of natural colours using foraged plants, kitchen scraps and food cupboard items to create handmade dyes for fabric and paper with artist Haidée Drew.

For schools

Schools workshops

Sustainable Design Schools Programme

Drawing on the recent 'Waste Age: What can design do?' exhibition and accompanying handling collection, these creative, design-led workshops will teach students how to become better informed consumers and more responsible future designers.

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