Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington (image © Thinkstock/Getty)
The V&A’s outstanding collection of fine and applied arts spans 3,000 years and includes fashion, paintings, photographs and ceramics from around the world. Sat-Thur 10am-5.45pm; Fri 10am-10pm. Admission free; charges for special exhibitions.
To 20 Oct: Food: Bigger than the Plate. Positive, creative solutions to the problems that our current food system has created.
From 21 Sep to 8 Mar 2020: Tim Walker: Wonderful Things. DraEnter the world of this fantastical photographer via his images, films and a collection of unique installations.
To 16 Feb 2020: Mary Quant. With her Chelsea shop, Bazaar, Quant supercharged UK youth culture from the 1950s onwards with her progressive fashion creations, which included the miniskirt.