If you’re in London with children this half term, drop in to the V&A for some free family fun inspired by willow pattern china. The Imagination Station is running two activities that I designed for them – you can design a plate and jug, and you can also make a scale to add to a giant Chinese dragon – all in blue and white. SHown above are some brilliant examples done by children today. You can also find out all about the willow pattern story, and marvel at the amazing collection. They’ve even got a gigantic jug almost big enough to hide in – check it out in the Ceramics Gallery.
It’s been fantastic working with the V&A – it’s one of my favourite museums and I never, ever get bored with looking around. Hope you can visit too. There’s more info here.
Many thanks to the V&A for permission to use the images.