THE LAUNCH: GYPSY TRAVELLER ROMA HISTORY MONTH 2014

Victoria and Albert Museum
Sunday 1 June, 13.00 – 16.00 @ V&A
Join us for the launch of Gypsy Traveller Roma History Month at the V&A. Enjoy a special performance which will celebrate the richness Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities bring to the UK.
The event will include:
  • The Devouring, the Great Sadness an exhibition by the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups
  • Irish Dance by St Josephs Catholic Primary School
  • Poetry by Valdemar Kalinin
  • Talks on crafts: Blacksmithing and Floristry
  • An exhibition of Roma costume, crafts and dolls
  • Film and Poetry by Traveller artist Ronke Osinowo
  • Music by Bridget McDonagh and Phien O’Phien
  • An insight in ToGypsyland by Delaine Le Bas and Barby Asante
Venue: The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A
Tickets: £5, £3 concessions
To book call 020 7942 2211 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/whatson
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