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A Salt Wind: Cross-Currents in Polish and British Poetry
Eight poets living in Poland and the UK were commissioned to reflect on the cross-currents between the two poetic cultures for Modern Poetry in Translation. Find out more about the resulting poems and prose.
Autumn Season in South Kensington
As nights draw in, South Kensington is all set for a cracking Autumn Season of music, films, great exhibitions and festivals. Find out what's coming up.
Celebrating the V&A's new Exhibition Road Quarter
On 1 July Exhibition Road was pedestrianised as part of the V&A's Reveal Festival and spectacular floating Aerocene sculptures flew high above Exhibition Road.
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
This autumn the Victoria and Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, will create a vivid and immersive journey through nearly 400 years of opera, exploring its passion, power and politics.
The Exhibition Road Commission welcomes Tomas Saraceno to South Kensington
Tomas Saraceno's Aerocene Explorer floats above Exhibition Road at the end of a successful residency
Remembering Martin Roth
We were saddened to hear the loss of our former Board member, Martin Roth, who was a passionate advocate for collaboration and innovation across this cultural quarter. Tim Reeve, deputy director of the V&A, remembers Martin.
Exhibition Road Music Day
Music Day took place on Exhibition Road between 2005 and 2012 in partnership with our Exhibition Road Cultural Group members and as part of the renowned international festival Fête de la Musique.
Kids itinerary: Sunshine in South Kensington
On a bright sunny day, there's nothing better than heading outside and enjoying London's outdoor green spaces. Follow our itinerary to make the most of the sunshine.
Grenfell Tower Tragedy Appeal
Kensington & Chelsea Foundation have launched a Grenfell Tower Appeal to help support those affected.
Kids itinerary: Take a break in South Kensington
Sometimes you need a weekend activity that keeps the kids happy, but gives you some downtime. Follow these low-key South Kensington itineraries to give yourself, and the kids, a break.
Supersonix was an international celebration (Jan-June 2012) of the art and science of sound in all its complexity, taking place in London’s cultural heartland, Exhibition Road
Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World
Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World is a new exhibition exploring the lives of three German princesses, whose married into the British royal family.
Flutter into Summer: Sensational Butterflies South Kensington
With hundreds of colourful butterflies, and so many different species to spot, the Sensational Butterflies at the Natural History Museum is an experience not to be missed.
Tim Peake Launch Event at the Science Museum
On 15th December 2015, we hosted a special launch day and evening event with the UK Space Agency in collaboration with Discover South Kensington and its partners.
The V&A to celebrate the opening of the new Exhibition Road
The new V&A Exhibition Road entrance, gallery and courtyard will open on 30th June with week-long festival, celebrating the Museum’s new architecture, heritage and history
A day out with the kids at the Natural History Museum
Over the Easter holidays we tasked Freya (age 9) and Finlay (age 7) to select some of their favourite places to visit at the Natural History Museum.