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Feeding History: The Politics Of FoodFeeding History: The Politics Of FoodSpanning thousands of years, the objects on display explore the relationship between food, power and control.2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Feeding History: The Politics Of Food
 
Symbolist PrintsSymbolist PrintsPrints from the era of Symbolism in the 1800s with works by artists such as Rodolphe Bresdin, Gustave Moreau, Albert Besnard, Odilon Redon and more.2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Symbolist Prints
 
Edvard Munch: love and angstEdvard Munch: love and angstEdvard Munch: love and angstNorwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon think of The Scream - is the subject of a major British Museum display, at the Sir Joseph Hotung Exhibition Gallery. Edvard Munch: love and angst focuses on Munch's prints - and there are around 17,800 to choose from - including a2019-05-21T00:00:00+01002019-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  11th April to 21st July 2019
Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon think of The Scream - is the subject of... More about this event
 
Reimagining Captain Cook Pacific PerspectivesReimagining Captain Cook Pacific PerspectivesThis exhibition explores the perspectives of the Pacific Islanders to Cook's voyages and displays the work of contemporary Pacific artists, alongside objects collected on the voyages themselves.2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Reimagining Captain Cook Pacific Perspectives
 
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To NowThe World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To NowThis collection of 300 postcards recently gifted to the British Museum by the artists' postcard expert Jeremy Cooper, shows the range of subjects explored by various artists using the medium.2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To Now
 
Rembrandt: Thinking On PaperRembrandt: Thinking On PaperRembrandt: Thinking On PaperTo mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of the world's largest collections of Rembrandt's works on paper but they can usually only be seen by making an appointment. This exhibition, therefore, provides a rare opportunity to see them freely. The collection of 65 prints2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  7th February to 4th August 2019
To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of the world's largest collections of... More about this event
 
Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic WorldAlbukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic WorldWorks revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of the world. This new gallery represents a shared vision between the British Museum and the Malaysia-based Albukhary Foundation and will give visitors an understanding of the diverse and wide-ranging cultures o2019-05-21T10:00:00+01002019-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
 
MangaMangaMangaA recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. Literally meaning 'pictures run riot' this narrative art form has crossed over into other forms of cultural expression, including 'cosplay' dressing up. Contemporary manga and dig2019-05-23T00:00:00+01002019-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print
DATES  23rd May to 26th August 2019
A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outsid... More about this event
 
TroyTroyTroyBe enchanted by the epic legend of the city of Troy, the place which inspired Greek myths about a horse full of hidden soldiers, Homer's Iliad and stories of Troilus and Cressida as the British Museum opens the gates to the ancient city. Through beautifully painted classical Greek vases and and later Bronze Age discoveries, the exhibition wades in 2019-11-21T00:00:00+00002020-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print
DATES  21st November 2019 to 8th March 2020
Be enchanted by the epic legend of the city of Troy, the place which inspired Greek myths about a horse full of hidden soldiers, Homer's Iliad and stories of T... More about this event
 
 
 

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Faulty Towers The Original Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Interactive Theatre International's immersive comedy drama inspired by the TV programme, offering the chance to dine with neurotic Basil, domineering ...More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Bejewelled: Badges, Brotherhood And Identity
Exhibitions | Until 24th August 2019 

Library & Museum Of Freemasonry 7 minutes walk from British Museum

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Sweet Charity
Sweet Charity
Theatre | Until 8th June 2019 

The Donmar Warehouse 7 minutes walk from British Museum

Anne-Marie Duff makes her musical theatre debut as Charity, reuniting with Josie Rourke for her farewell production as she departs ...More

 
Morgan Szymanski & Benyounes Quartet
Theatre | On 26th May 2019 

Conway Hall 7 minutes walk from British Museum

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Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 7 minutes walk from British Museum

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Eric Parry: Drawing
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2019 

Sir John Soane's Museum 8 minutes walk from British Museum

A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain's leading ...More

The Cosimo Matassa Project & Tim Penn And The Second Line
Concerts | On 26th May 2019 

Pizza Express Dean Street 8 minutes walk from British Museum

A double bill of UK blues bands who explore the New Orleans soulful blues repertoire from the 1920s to the ...More

Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 27th July 2019 

Prince Edward Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 19th January 2020 

Palace Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

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Bunga Bunga Covent Garden

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert
Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert
Theatre | From 7th October 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Jason Donovan, producing for the first time, teams ...More

 
Pittsburgh Art on the Bank
Pittsburgh Art on the Bank
Exhibitions | From 3rd June 

South Bank

Pittsburgh Art on the Bank brings a curated ...More

 
The Depot
The Depot
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At the heart of one of London's biggest housing-led developments, Kidbrooke Village, is The Depot, ...More

 
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen
Theatre | From 29th October 

Noel Coward Theatre

Michael Greif directs the Tony Award-winning musical about a teenage outcast who becomes a focal ...More

 
Gezellig Restaurant & Bar
Gezellig Restaurant & Bar
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In the refurbished Grade II listed Holborn Town Hall, Gezellig Restaurant and Bar is a ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Burberry Classic Afternoon Tea at Thomas's Cafe
Dining 

Created in celebration of the fashion house's founder, Thomas Burberry, the Burberry Classic Afternoon Tea serves a traditional menu within Thomas's Café....More

Murder Inc.
Murder Inc.
Drinking 

From the trio of owner-bartenders behind The Cocktail Trading Company comes Murder Inc., a neon ...More

 
Les Platanes
Les Platanes
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The plane trees that line the lanes of Provence, as well as nearby Berkeley Square, ...More

 
The Wine Parlour
The Wine Parlour
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Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond ...More

 
The Mantl
The Mantl
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Open from 11.30am 'til 11.30pm, The Mantl brings a taste of Turkey to Brompton Road ...More

 
Kurabu
Kurabu
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Above the much-loved Dinings SW3 in Chelsea, Kurabu (meaning 'clubhouse' in Japanese) turns the upstairs ...More

 
Fugitive Motel
Fugitive Motel
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Fugitive Motel is a craft beer bar and co-working space next to the railway arches ...More

 
AllBright Mayfair
AllBright Mayfair
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Named after the former USA Secretary of State, Madeline Albright, the AllBright Mayfair is a ...More

 
World Oceans Day Family Festival
World Oceans Day Family Festival
Exhibitions | On 8th June 

National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum is doing its bit ...More

 
Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
Theatre | From 12th January 

Royal Albert Hall

Thirty years after Cirque du Soleil first introduced its phenomenal acrobatics to UK audiences, the ...More

 
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration

Take a trip to Africa via Covent Garden this summer with the Summer Safari at ...More

 
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Exhibitions | From 31st May 

Peckham Levels

Peckham Levels is inviting the public into its ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | From 28th June 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Get fully immersed in Shakespeare's mythical forest this summer with A Midsummer Night's Dream at ...More

 
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