Creative Quarter 2019

A day of free events on 22 November in South Kensington offering 13-19 year old students the chance to explore creative industries & creative careers.  The cultural and educational organisations in South Kensington will give young people a chance to meet experts in their fields and take part in workshops. See highlights here.

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Creative Quarter at the V&A

22nd Nov
V&A
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Don't miss out on the V&A's flagship careers event for secondary students - a unique opportunity to get advice from artists, designers, performers and theatre practitioners, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students via exciting activities, workshops, talks and demonstrations. In collaboration with Discover South Kensington. Free, places limited. Booking essential: Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 2000,

Creative Quarter at the Design Museum

22nd Nov
Design Museum Kensington
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The Design Museum offers workshops, drama performances and free exhibition access to our Mars and Designs of the Year gallery for schools taking part in the Creative Quarter. Book online.

Creative Quarter at Imperial College London

22nd Nov
Imperial College London
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Find inspiration through a series of career insight sessions and trails where you get to meet one of the scientists working at Imperial and hear what it is like to be a science professional. Students can also get involved on the day with hands on science activities.

Brass Explosion! : The science behind sound and music

22nd Nov
11.30 am (secondary), 1.30pm (primary)
Royal College of Music
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Music and science collide in multidisciplinary shows from the Royal College of Music and Imperial College London. In partnership with Discover South Kensington’s ‘Creative Quarter Day’, these exciting one-hour sessions will explore the science of sound and brass instruments through the interactive use of laser sound-wave projection, vacuum chambers and much more! The show will also feature an Opera singer attempting to smash a wine glass through the power of their voice

Creative Quarter at the Science Museum

22nd Nov
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm
Science Museum
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How do you tell stories with museum objects? Find out how designers and exhibition creators craft beautiful, fascinating exhibitions with a series of tours at the Science Museum. How does Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, designed in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Architects, bring maths to life? And where do you start when you want to explore 500 years history in our brand new Medicine Galleries? Booking soon.

Creative Quarter in the Royal Parks

22nd Nov
Hyde Park
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Try your hand at a few of the many creative careers available within The Royal Parks in our two hour Creative Quarter sessions. Meet and quiz professionals in their fields, be the next Henry Moore through the medium of sculpture, then design and pitch a new playground to the team. Free and available for up to 30 students per session, please email learn@royalparks.org.uk to book

Native Scientist Workshops

Fri 22nd Nov
10am & 2pm
Goethe-Institut
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The workshops promote the concept of STEM teaching combined with German and are linked to core subjects which are part of the curricula in England. They inform students about the recent research projects of German scientists, showcase future prospects and focus on the topic of studying in Germany. Suitable for secondary school pupils who are in their 3rd year and above of studying German. Separated into small groups (speed-dating principle), they learn about new experiments and simultaneously study the German language.

Creative Quarter at the Royal Albert Hall

22nd Nov
10am, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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As part of Creative Quarter, the Royal Albert Hall are offering free A Day in The Life tours, which show the insider perspective on how we run one of London’s most iconic and versatile venues. With plenty of opportunity for questions and interaction, visitors will leave ready to start planning their own show to bring to the Hall – or at the very least with the knowledge of how it’s done! To book a free one hour tour please email education@royalalberthall.com. Each tour has a maximum of 20 places available .

Creative Quarter at the Royal Society of Sculptors

22nd Nov
The Royal Society of Sculptors
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Ever dreamed of becoming a sculptor? Join us at the Royal Society of Sculptors to meet with a professional sculptor to learn about a career in the arts. Learn about getting your own art studio, selling your art work and how to exhibit in galleries. Students will also have a chance to see and discuss our latest exhibition. Email to Learning@sculptors.org.uk

Creative Quarter at Leighton House Museum

22nd Nov
Leighton House Museum
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Come and meet our team of artists and illustrators, calligraphers, graphic designers, chefs, musicians, photographers and film makers for an inspirational day of hands on workshops, talks and demonstrations, in the uniquely beautiful surroundings of Leighton House Museum. Free, places of limited. Booking soon.

Creative Quarter at Kensington Palace

22nd Nov
Kensington Palace
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Learn about Georgian fashion at this hands-on workshop led by a professional costumier. The session will examine the process from brief to final piece and give students the chance to try their hand at constructing a Georgian waistcoat. © Historic Royal Palaces