Explore the design process in the Thomson Learning Centre and watch community groups creating the full spectrum of performance with the taboo project film. Interact and play in the Listening to Joyplayscape in the Locke Hall, a safe and colourful environment designed by Yinka Ilori.
The festive fun spills out into the waterfront and Slessor Gardens with Dundee’s WinterFest, giving plenty to make a day of it.
50% off Night Fever
You could have a Christmas clubbing celebration with 50% off all tickets to Night Fever: Designing Club Culture. Enjoy a last chance to see the exhibit before 9 January and experience the joy and design stories of iconic clubs from across Scotland and around the world.
V&A Dundee can offer this discount thanks to VisitScotland’s Great Day’s Out Scotland scheme. To claim 50% off Night Fever tickets, simply pre-book online at https://www.vam.ac.uk/dundee/exhibitions/night-fever-designing-club-culture adding discount code DAYSOUT.
Families Outside Christmas Tree
This year’s Christmas tree, Light Fever, will bring festive joy to visitors. The decorations were co-created with designer Hannah Ayre and participants from Families Outside, a charity which supports families in Scotland affected by imprisonment.
Screening of taboo film
In the Juniper Auditorium watch a screening of taboo, the performance design project created by participants from LGBT Youth Scotland and Front Lounge with theatre company hidden route. Participants considered real and imagined clubbing experiences which they then performed in the museum. The process involved exploring the full spectrum of design including set design, movement, sound and costume design.
Tatha Christmas and Hogmanay Menu
With the museum open Hogmanay and New Year’s Day, Tatha is offering a warming festive menu, which is available throughout the holiday period.
Make a day of it and explore Dundee WinterFest out on Slessor Gardens. The festival hosts an ice rink, Ferris wheel, helter skelter, kids’ train rides and bungee trampolines for family fun. The village offers seasonal shopping with crafts, food and drink served from traditional wooden hut stalls with a Bavarian Bar. Warm up afterwards with delicious doughnuts and hot drinks from Heather Street Food, open daily 10.00 – 18.00 on V&A Dundee’s plaza.
These are just some of the highlights but for the full list of everything that’s on and opening hours, go to