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James Cook: The VoyagesJames Cook: The VoyagesThis exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and seamen on board the ship. It includes original maps, artworks and journals from the time.2018-08-16T09:30:00+01002018-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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James Cook: The Voyages
 
Windrush: Songs In A Strange LandWindrush: Songs In A Strange LandRevisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.2018-08-16T09:30:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
 
Dear Mac: Author Letters From The Macmillan ArchiveDear Mac: Author Letters From The Macmillan ArchiveLiterary & Education, Author Event.2018-09-18T19:00:00+01002018-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Dear Mac: Author Letters From The Macmillan Archive
 
The Lost Hancocks: Vacant LotThe Lost Hancocks: Vacant Lot2018-09-20T19:30:00+01002018-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Lost Hancocks: Vacant Lot
 
 
 

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Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 1 minute walk from British Library

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 9th September 2018 

Searcys St Pancras 3 minutes walk from British Library

This summer, the Searcys St Pancras Champagne Bar brings a taste of the South of France to London with the ...More

 
I'm Not A Bit Like A Clown
Concerts | On 16th August 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

Metta Theatre presents a verbatim opera based on the words of a two-year old child from composer Laura Bowler....More

I Do Need Me
Concerts | On 16th August 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

Metta Theatre presents a verbatim opera based on the words of a two-year old child from composer Oliver Brignall....More

Birdy
Concerts | On 16th August 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

LSO Soundhub composer Karol Nepelski brings Warszawskie Towarzystwo Sceniczne, a company from Poland to perform his adaptation of William Wharton's ...More

The Day Spring Ended
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2018 

The Bartlett School of Architecture 7 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 7 minutes walk from British Library

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Sea
Exhibitions | Until 2nd September 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 

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I and You: Hampstead Theatre
I and You: Hampstead Theatre
Theatre | From 18th October 

Hampstead Theatre

Written by 35-year-old American writerLauren Gunderson, "the most ...More

 
Summer Jazz Weekender
Summer Jazz Weekender
Concerts | From 18th August 

Greenwich Peninsula

A weekend of free jazz hosted by Harry Christelis, the Summer Jazz Weekender brings award-winning ...More

 
Pergola Olympia
Pergola Olympia
Dining 

Pergola is back in west London and this time it's fully enclosed and open all ...More

 
1251 by James Cochran
1251 by James Cochran
Dining 

James Cochran leaves his EC3 restaurant in the City to set up 1251, a modern ...More

 
POPfit and Fabletics Celebrate Queen of Pop, MADONNA'S, 60th Birthday
 
POPfit Studio
POPfit Studio
Sport 

POPfit's boutique UK studio and the UK's first Fabletics store is on Sidworth Street in ...More

 
The Great Fete
The Great Fete
Exhibitions | On 18th August 

Alexandra Palace

A celebration of Alexandra Palace and its role since it first opened in 1875, The ...More

 
Paradise Now
Paradise Now
Exhibitions | From 7th September 

Eccleston Yards

This is just what we need after our hectic summer holidays... a free wellness playground ...More

 
Gasholder 11
Attractions 

Gasholders No. 11 is one of three gasholders, now in their new home north of Regent's Canal and next to Gasholder Park, known as the 'Siamese Triplet' because their frames are joined....More

Eyam
Eyam
Theatre | From 15th September 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A drama set in Derbyshire in 1665 when plague strikes a village at war with ...More

 
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Concerts | On 14th December 

Royal Albert Hall

A mixture of jazz classics, unearthed treasures and ...More

 
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Comedy | From 15th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The legendary improv show celebrates its 30th birthday with an exclusive run of three festive ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | From 10th November 

The Hippodrome

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and ...More

 
Dirty Dancing
Theatre | From 19th November 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like the Wind) and the famous reassurance that "nobody puts ...More

Violet Cakes
Shopping 

Claire Ptak started Violet Cakes as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in Hackney in 2010 and in 2018 she was asked to make the royal wedding cake for Prince Harry ...More

Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Shopping 

Famous for their crusty, chewy, slow fermented sourdough, ...More

 
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
Article 

This summer, the entire world will be ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
 
 
 
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