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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.2018-09-21T09:30:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Peking Opera - Performing Arts Crossing BordersPeking Opera - Performing Arts Crossing BordersLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-10-11T18:00:00+01002018-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Workshop - Understanding Peking OperaWorkshop - Understanding Peking OperaLiterary & Education, Dance Workshop.2018-10-13T15:00:00+01002018-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Peking Opera At The British LibraryPeking Opera At The British Library2018-10-13T16:30:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Workshop - Understanding Peking OperaWorkshop - Understanding Peking OperaLiterary & Education, Dance Workshop.2018-10-14T12:30:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, WarAnglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, WarTreasures from the British Library's own collection, spanning 600 years, including Beowulf and Bede's Ecclesiastical History, sit alongside finds from the recently discovered Staffordshire Hoard.2018-10-19T09:30:00+01002019-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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ContagionContagion2018-11-02T18:30:00+00002018-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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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

Bgroup And China Plate Theatre: Point Of Echoes
Dance | Until 22nd September 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

A haunting tale of love, death and monsters set in a remote light house in 1978. Created by choreographer Ben ...More

Sharon Drew
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2018 

The Place 4 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

El Grande
Dance | On 21st September 2018 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

Dance, Latin....More

Hugo Ticciati And The O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra: Looping Time
Concerts | On 21st September 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

The artist-in-residence and his ensemble performs a Minimalist programme focused on spiralling repetitions: John Adams's Shaker Loops, Estonian Erkki-Sven Tuur's ...More

O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra
Concerts | On 21st September 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

The orchestra performs John Adams's Shaker Loops, Erkki-Sven Tuur's Violin Concerto No 2, Perotin's Viderunt Omnes and Philip Glass's Symphony ...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

 
Lily Cole: Balls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Balls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling ...More

Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

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Tom Dixon Shop London
Tom Dixon Shop London
Shopping 

Combining shop, workshop and office under one roof, Tom Dixon's shop in Coal Drops Yard ...More

 
Charming Baker: So It Goes
Exhibitions | From 28th September 

The Vinyl Factory

A student of Central St Martin's, Charming Baker presents bronze sculpture, painting and prints and inspired by life, vulnerability and humanity at The Vinyl Factory. In the past ...More

Ribera: Art of Violence
Ribera: Art of Violence
Exhibitions | From 26th September 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe De ...More

 
Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Exhibitions | From 28th September 

Saatchi Gallery

An exhibition for these uncertain times, Black Mirror shows the importance of art when the ...More

 
The Parrot
Drinking 

Actor, DJ and producer Idris Elba is set to ruffle feathers with The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar within the Waldorf Hilton....More

Bean & Wheat
Bean & Wheat
Dining 

Adam Handling's Bean & Wheat coffee shop and deli in Hoxton houses a craft beer ...More

 
London Transport Museum's Depot Open Weekend - Moving London
London Transport Museum's Depot Open Weekend - Moving London
Tours | From 22nd September 

London Transport Museum Depot

Only open twice a year, London Transport Museum's ...More

 
London Hotels for Art Lovers
London Hotels for Art Lovers
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Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
Thousand Island
Entertainment 

Thousand Island is a new self-contained music venue and late, late night club, in what used to be Upstairs at The Garage on Highbury Corner....More

Sin Gusano
Sin Gusano
Drinking 

It started as a pop up and now Sin Gusano, London's only dedicated agave bar, ...More

 
 
 
 
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