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Dream OnThe V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the notion that objects come to life when we are not looking, the exhibition will weave together several elements and displays. One aspect will be a new work by internationally acclaimed ceramist Christie Brown that has been created in response to the Museum's collection. Ludus Est references dolls and toys in the collections and the artist's own childhood memories to present a series of dream-like tableaux that takes visitors on a narrative journey in which two dolls based on the 1920's Italian Lenci dolls explores the museum after hours. Also on display will be Madeleine Waller and Katherine Tulloh's photographs, which have been created by working with school pupils in order to retell and stage the duo's own dreams.

 

About V & A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from games throughout the ages to a historical look at cots, prams and feeding bottles (including a 19th century ceramic bottle). More about V & A Museum of Childhood

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Dream On  Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu  

   
Dream On - Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu

Dream On Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu 


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10 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
15 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  37% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 4 minutes from Dream On
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  37% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 17 minutes from Dream On
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £119  26% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 19 minutes from Dream On
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
 
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A Pirate's Life For Me
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2018 to 21st April 2019 - 10am-5.45pm
Dream On, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | Same location as Dream On
An immersive exhibition which focuses on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture, with key loans and objects from the V&A collections including books, toys, ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Deepdrippings
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd February to 24th March 2019 - 12noon-6pm
Dream On, 47 Approach Road, E2 | 5 minutes from Dream On
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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Night Bonding
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd February to 24th March 2019 - 12noon-6pm
Dream On, 47 Approach Road, E2 | 5 minutes from Dream On
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Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Dream On
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
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10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2 minutes from Dream On
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
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Oval Space
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 8 minutes from Dream On
Oval Space is a multi-use arts and events space with 6,000 square feet of space in Bethnal Green in East London with stunning views over the ... More
 
 
 
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V & A Museum of Childhood
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Dream On
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Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Dream On
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
 
 
 
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Dream On
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen of Bethnal Green
London > Shopping > Clothing
41 Temple Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Dream On
When one reader, Barbara Buchanan, came across this gorgeous vintage and fashion boutique she wanted to pass on the shopping tip. "I have used your recommendations ... More
 
 
 
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The East End Thrift Store
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 1a Watermans Building, Assembly Passage, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Dream On
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Beyond Retro
London > Shopping > Clothing
112 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from Dream On
Vast warehouse near Brick Lane packed with vintage clothing and accessories. American vintage clothing outlets don’t get much bigger or better than this. Having bagged a huge, ... More
 
 
 
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Chiringuito
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
Museum Gardens, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | Same location as Dream On
Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Arepa & Co
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 1 minute from Dream On
Craving arepas whilst living here London, husband and wife Gus and Kathe opened Arepa & Co Haggerston as a home from home for the ... More
 
 
 
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Due East
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
309-317 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 1 minute from Dream On
Within the modern, independent hotel in Bethnal Green, The East London Hotel , this all-day restaurant and bar makes the most of local ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Dream On
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 16 minutes from Dream On
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 22 minutes from Dream On
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Dream On
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Dream On
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 12 minutes from Dream On
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Camel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
277 Globe Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Dream On
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Florist
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
255 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Dream On
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The Old George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Dream On
Sitting at the heart of Bethnal Green Road, The Old George is a beautifully restored London boozer, originally built in the 1700s. With a large emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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The Star Of Bethnal Green
London > Nightlife > Bars
359 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Dream On
Opened in 2008, The Star of Bethnal Green has been a landmark of the London pub scene for a ... More
 
 
 
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The Pickle Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
13-14 The Oval, E2 | 8 minutes from Dream On
Directly opposite Oval Space and run by the same team, The Pickle Factory hosts shows, bands and club ... More
 
 
 
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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 13 minutes from Dream On
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 9 minutes from Dream On
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 19 minutes from Dream On
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Dream On
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
 

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