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Talks, courses and workshops

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

The programme may include digital or onsite activities.
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New Events

Talk at the museum

Building circular networks for change

Join a panel of design experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities in applying circular economy principles across the built environment sector in the second event in a two-part series with Project Etopia.

Exhibition access tour

Waste Age: Multisensory Tour

Join tour guide Andrew Mashigo for a curated multisensory tour of Amy: Beyond the Stage for blind and partially sighted visitors.

Exhibition access tour

Waste Age: BSL Tour

Join tour guide Martin Glover for a special tour of Waste Age: What can design do? delivered in British Sign Language for D/deaf visitors.

Young people workshop

Code your own adventure

This half-term, introduce your young people to the world of coding in this coding engine workshop with designer Joe Hoole where they will create a piece of interactive fiction. Suitable for School Years 7 – 9.

Young people workshop

Screenprinting Amy Winehouse

This half-term, introduce your young people to the world of screenprinting in this workshop with designer Georgia Bosson to design and screen print a tote bag inspired by the Amy: Beyond the Stage exhibition. Suitable for School Years 7 – 9.

Adult workshop

Textile mending with Celia Pym

Join this workshop with artist Celia Pym and learn how to repair your knitwear considering the tenderness and care of mending.

Talk at the museum

Beyond the Music with Mitch Winehouse

Join Amy's father, Mitch Winehouse, and music writer Lucy O’Brien as they discuss the eclectic musical influences behind the iconic sound of Amy Winehouse.

Adult workshop

Screenprint your own Amy merchandise

Join this workshop with designer Georgia Bosson to design and print your own merchandise product inspired by the Amy: Beyond the Stage exhibition.

Adult workshop

The Wisdom Hour: Designing an inclusive bank

Join the third session of The Wisdom Hour, a creative storytelling space celebrating positive stories of ageing, facilitated by This Age Thing and Design Age Institute.

Exhibition access tour

Amy: Beyond the Stage BSL Tour

Join tour guide Edward Richards for a special insight into Amy: Beyond the Stage, delivered in British Sign Language for D/deaf visitors.

Talk at the museum

Amy: Beyond the Retro

Join experts across fashion, graphics and music to unpack our enduring fascination with the aesthetics of the recent past.

Exhibition access tour

Amy: Beyond the Stage MultisensoryTour

Join tour guide Andrew Mashigo for a curated multisensory tour of Amy: Beyond the Stage for blind and partially sighted visitors.

Talk at the museum

Designing for your future self: Let’s talk about sex

Join the debate about the future of ageing in the latest session in the Designing for Your Future Self talks series, curated by Design Age Institute.

Talk at the museum

The Saltzman Prize: Mac Collins in Conversation with Sam Hecht

Join Saltzman Prize winner Mac Collins in conversation with designer Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility.

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