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Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of FrankensteinChloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of FrankensteinPhotographs that explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley's famous novel.2018-06-24T11:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of Frankenstein
 
Karl And Eleanor MarxKarl And Eleanor MarxInvestigating the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room and their political activism in London.2018-06-24T23:00:00+01002018-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Karl And Eleanor Marx
 
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.2018-06-24T11:00:00+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.2018-06-24T11:00:00+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
 
COAT by Yomi SodeCOAT by Yomi Sode2018-06-29T20:00:00+01002018-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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COAT by Yomi Sode
 
Africa Writes 2018Africa Writes 2018Literary & Education, Author Event.2018-06-29T20:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Africa Writes 2018
 
Warsan Shire In ConversationWarsan Shire In ConversationLiterary & Education, Author Event.2018-07-01T17:30:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Warsan Shire In Conversation
 
 
 

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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

Irish Jam Session On The Ground Floor Of The Harrison
Concerts | On 24th June 2018 

The Harrison 6 minutes walk from British Library

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The Bartlett Summer Show 2018
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 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

Emma Brownlow: In Focus
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Handel's Giulio Cesare
Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

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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

 
Somewhere In Between
Somewhere In Between
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

Four contemporary artists worked together with scientists to question what it means to be human in the 21st Century. From ...More

 

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What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
Foodie Events | On 17th July 

Secret Location

Launching on 17th July, What's On The Red ...More

 
Chiringuito
Dining 

Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
Dining 

Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
Stokey Bears
Stokey Bears
Dining 

Stokey Bears, the burger joint from street food veteran Burger Bear, has its second site ...More

 
The Academy
The Academy
Hotels 

Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound ...More

 
The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
Dining 

In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

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

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
Article 

They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
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