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London is one of the culture capitals of the world and is brimming with exciting things to see and do. Take a breathtaking trip on the London Eye, explore the amazing collections in galleries and museums as diverse as the Tate Modern and Natural History Museum or immerse yourself in the history of the city at Westminster Abbey or the Tower of London.

 
 

London Eye

443 ft observation wheel providing unparalleled views of the city

Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London, SE1 7PB

Tube: Embankment Underground Station, Westminster Station, Waterloo Station

 
 

When the Millennium Commission announced their intention to build an observation wheel that would stand 135 metres over the city of London, people were initially cynical. But the London Eye has turned out to be the finest and most popular new attraction in London since Queen Victoria's Great Exhibition. The Eye now welcomes between 3.5 and 4 million guests every year and, conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, is a feat of modern engineering, both beautiful to look at and from. When constructed in 1999, it was the tallest observation wheel in the world and, though it has now been surpassed by similar constructions in China and Singapore, it allows you to see one of the world's most exciting cities from a completely new perspective.

 
 
 

St Paul's Cathedral

At 111m high, one of the most famous sights in London

St Paul's Churchyard, City, London, EC4M 8AD

Tube: St. Paul's Station, Mansion House Station, Blackfriars Station

 
 

Sir Christopher Wren's mighty St Paul's Cathedral draws the eye like nothing else in London, even though the City's skyscrapers now tower above it. The centrepiece of the great reconstruction of London after the great fire of 1666, it is still the spiritual focus of Great Britain. Royal weddings and birthdays, the funerals of Britain's leaders and services to celebrate the ends of wars all take place beneath the famous dome. The cathedral miraculously survived the Blitz in World War II and served as an inspirational symbol of strength. Explore the medieval relics in the crypt, the gorgeous Victorian mosaics and up to the staggering views of London from the top of the dome.

 
 

Events at St Paul's Cathedral

Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)
OngoingFree Event

22nd May 2014 to 31st May 2015 - 8.30am-4pm | Free, plus admission £16.50, OAP/NUS £14.50, family £40, ages 6-17 £7.50

 
Bill Viola: Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) St Paul's Cathedral 2014-05-222015-05-31 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard London, EC4M 8AD
Category: Historic Buildings
Simon Johnson: Organ Recital
On Soon

Thursday 7th May 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm | £10

 
Simon Johnson: Organ Recital St Paul's Cathedral 2015-05-072015-05-07 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard London, EC4M 8AD
Category: Historic Buildings

The organist performs works by Holst, Bach, Alain and Reubke.

Simon Johnson
On SoonFree Event

Thursday 7th May 2015 - 6.30pm | Free

 
Simon Johnson St Paul's Cathedral 2015-03-082015-05-07 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard London, EC4M 8AD
Category: Historic Buildings

The organist performs one of Bach's Preludes And Fugues and organ works by Brahms.

361st Festival of the Sons of the Clergy
On SoonFree Event

Tuesday 12th May 2015 - 4.40pm-6.15pm | Free

 
361st Festival of the Sons of the Clergy St Paul's Cathedral 2015-05-122015-05-12 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard London, EC4M 8AD
Category: Historic Buildings
Simon Johnson
Free Event

Sunday 7th June 2015 - 4.45pm-5.15pm | Free

 
Simon Johnson St Paul's Cathedral 2015-06-072015-06-07 Where:
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard London, EC4M 8AD
Category: Historic Buildings

An organ recital.

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British Museum

World-renowned museum of human history and culture

Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3DG

Tube: Tottenham Court Road Station, Russell Square Station, Holborn Station

 
 

Founded in 1753 when Sir Hans Sloane left his collection of 71,000 objects of interest, the British Museum's charter insists that it be open free of charge "to all studious and curious persons". The museum expanded rapidly in the nineteenth century and now contains around 7 million objects, some more than 10,000 years old. Spend an afternoon exploring the relics of ancient Egyptian and Greek empires and come face to face with mankind's greatest cultural achievements. Walk through the impressive columned entrance, through Lord Norman Foster's breath taking glass domed Great Court and wander the seemingly endless corridors and displays. The museum is a treasure trove of objects from the whole world and the entire span of human history and prehistory.

 
 

Events at British Museum

Wukun Wanambi: Larrakitj
Now OnFree Event

3rd April to 25th May 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Wukun Wanambi: Larrakitj British Museum 2015-04-032015-05-25 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums

The installation by Aboriginal Australian artist Wukun Wanambi addresses a series of important ideas about ancestral power, the significance of land and the search for meaning.

The Prince And The Pir: Dervishes And Mysticism In Iran And India
OngoingFree Event

3rd April to 8th July 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
The Prince And The Pir: Dervishes And Mysticism In Iran And India British Museum 2015-04-032015-07-08 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums
Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art Ongoing Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

6th March to 22nd June 2015

 
Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art British Museum 2015-03-062015-06-22 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums
Bonaparte And The British: Prints And Propaganda In The Age Of Napoleon
OngoingFree Event

3rd April to 16th August 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Bonaparte And The British: Prints And Propaganda In The Age Of Napoleon British Museum 2015-04-032015-08-16 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
OngoingFree Event

27th November 2014 to 31st May 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange British Museum 2014-11-272015-05-31 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums
Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
Ongoing

22nd May 2014 to 12th July 2015 - Various Times | £10

 
Ancient Lives, New Discoveries British Museum 2014-05-222015-07-12 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: Talk
On SoonFree Event

7th May, 16th May and 25th June 2015 - 1.30pm-2.15pm | Free, adv booking required

 
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: Talk British Museum 2015-05-072015-06-25 Where:
British Museum, Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3DG
Category: Museums

An informative introduction to the exhibition.

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HMS Belfast

World War II cruiser moored on the River Thames

Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London, SE1 2JH

Tube: London Bridge Station

 
 

HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into the Captain's Bridge and then head down to the massive Boiler and Engine Rooms, well below the ship's waterline. Launched on St Patrick's Day (17th March) 1938, the 187-metre long ship is a 6-inch cruiser (the inches denote the size of its guns), designed for the protection of trade, for offensive action, and to support military operations by aiding landings from the sea. One of her last jobs was to help evacuate emaciated survivors of Japanese prisoner of war and civilian internment camps from China. Up until the autumn of 1947 she was fully occupied with peace-keeping duties in the Far East. Following a stint in Korea she was retired in 1952 and long after was given to the public in 1971. A collapsed gangway in 2011 caused the ship to close for members of the public but it was successfully re-opened in May 2012.

 
 

Events at HMS Belfast

Hew Locke: The Tourists
OngoingFree Event

26th March to 7th September 2015 - 10am-6pm | £16, child £8, under 5s Free, family £28 & £42, concs £12.80, art fund mems £8, mems Free

 
Hew Locke: The Tourists HMS Belfast 2015-03-262015-09-07 Where:
HMS Belfast, Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street London, SE1 2JH
Category: Boats and Bridges
The Thames Beer Festival

Saturday 11th July 2015 - 6.30pm-11pm | adv £45

 
The Thames Beer Festival HMS Belfast 2015-07-112015-07-11 Where:
HMS Belfast, Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street London, SE1 2JH
Category: Boats and Bridges

Sample a selection of fine beers on board the HMS Belfast.

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Tower of London

Historic castle in existence since 1078

Tower Hill, City, London, EC3N 4AB

Tube: Tower Hill Station

 
 

For a thousand years the Tower of London has protected, threatened, imprisoned and occasionally executed the people of London. Originally the fortress of the hated Norman conquerors, built with imported white stone from France, it has been through many different incarnations in its life; the bloody tower where Richard III allegedly murdered his nephews, a patriotic symbol, home to British monarchs and armies, a prison and in modern times a treasury museum and UNESCO World Heritage site. The biggest draw for visitors are the crown jewels: crowns, sceptres, plate, and the two largest cut diamonds in the world are among the objects in the collection. The medieval palace, traitors gate, the beefeaters and the ravens make visits wonderfully atmospheric.

 
 

Events at Tower Of London

British Heart Foundation Tower of London Run
On Soon

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 4pm-8pm | £13

 
British Heart Foundation Tower of London Run Tower Of London 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Tower Of London, Tower Hill London, EC3N 4AB
Category: Historic Buildings
Weary, Guiltless Ghosts

Monday 15th June 2015 - 7.15pm-8.30pm | £18-£25

 
Weary, Guiltless Ghosts Tower Of London 2015-06-152015-06-15 Where:
Tower Of London, Tower Hill London, EC3N 4AB
Category: Historic Buildings

The Odyssean Ensemble explores the volatile religious and political landscape of the 16th-century, through music and words.

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Westminster Abbey

Large Gothic church and coronation and burial site for the monarchy

Dean's Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3PA

Tube: Westminster Station, St James's Park Station

 
 

The setting for every coronation since 1066 and the burial ground for kings, statesmen, scientists, musicians and poets, Westminster Abbey is a true Medieval masterpiece. Stunning gothic architecture, the fascinating literary history represented by poets corner, the artistic talent that went into the statues, murals, paintings and tombs, and the fantastic stained glass, combine to make Westminster Abbey the most enduringly stunning of London's churches.

 
 

Events at Westminster Abbey

Monteverdi: Vespers Of 1610
On Soon

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - 7.30pm | £25-£45, adv booking essential

 
Monteverdi: Vespers Of 1610 Westminster Abbey 2015-05-192015-05-19 Where:
Westminster Abbey, Dean's Yard London, SW1P 3PA
Category: Historic Buildings

Westminster Abbey Choir joins forces with St James's Baroque to perform Monteverdi's masterpiece.

30th Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture: Blessed Are The Hypocrites '
On SoonFree Event

Thursday 21st May 2015 - 6.15pm | Free

 
30th Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture: Blessed Are The Hypocrites ' Westminster Abbey 2015-05-212015-05-21 Where:
Westminster Abbey, Dean's Yard London, SW1P 3PA
Category: Historic Buildings

The Reverend Lucy Winkett speaks in memory of Eric Symes Abbott.

Wildness & Wonder, Dazzlement & Darkness Divine Mystery And The Arts
Free Event

Monday 8th June 2015 - 7pm-8.30pm | Free

 
Wildness & Wonder, Dazzlement & Darkness Divine Mystery And The Arts Westminster Abbey 2015-06-082015-06-08 Where:
Westminster Abbey, Dean's Yard London, SW1P 3PA
Category: Historic Buildings

Immerse yourself in the wonder and mystery of the Gothic arts in the splendour of Westminster Abbey in a one-off evening on 8 June at 7.00 pm.

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Buckingham Palace

Official residence of Queen Elizabeth II

Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1A 1AA

Tube: Victoria Station

 
 

England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every summer. Originally acquired by King George III for his wife Queen Charlotte, Buckingham House was increasingly known as the 'Queen's House' and 14 of George III's children were born there. On his accession to the throne, George IV decided to convert the house into a palace and employed John Nash to help him extend the building. Queen Victoria was the first sovereign to live here (from 1837). The State Rooms are now still used by the Royal Family to receive and entertain guests on State and ceremonial occasions. Visitors can admire some of the more unusual gifts received by the current Queen, including drawings by Salvador Dali, an embroidered silk scarf from Nelson Mandela and a grove of maple trees. Decorated in lavish fashion, the rooms include paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto, Vermeer and Poussin, sculpture by Canova, exquisite examples of Svres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world. The Ball Supper Room, the setting for a host of sparkling events in the history of the palace, 29-acre gardens and annual exhibitions are all also available to visitors.

 
 

Events at Buckingham Palace

Miniature Painting Workshop: The Garden Of Paradise
Now On

2nd to 23rd May 2015 - 10am-4pm | £385, concs £346.50

 
Miniature Painting Workshop: The Garden Of Paradise Buckingham Palace 2015-05-022015-05-23 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

Paint your own imagined paradise garden.

Gold
OngoingFree Event

27th March to 26th June 2015 - 10am-5.30pm | £9.50, concs £8.75, under 17s £4.80, under 5s Free

 
Gold Buckingham Palace 2015-03-272015-06-26 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings
Exhibition Talk For Groups: Painting Paradise
Ongoing

24th March to 8th October 2015 - 11am | £18.80, OAP/NUS £16.90, under 17s/disabled £9.30

 
Exhibition Talk For Groups: Painting Paradise Buckingham Palace 2015-03-242015-10-08 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings
Private Evening View For Groups: Painting Paradise
Ongoing

23rd March to 8th October 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm | per person £35

 
Private Evening View For Groups: Painting Paradise Buckingham Palace 2015-03-232015-10-08 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden OngoingFree Event Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

20th March to 11th October 2015 | £9.75, under 17 child £4.95, under 5 Free, concs £8.95

 
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden Buckingham Palace 2015-03-202015-10-11 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden
OngoingFree Event

20th March to 11th October 2015 - 10am-5.30pm | £9, £8.95, under 17s £4.95, under 5s Free

 
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden Buckingham Palace 2015-03-202015-10-11 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings
De Toutes Flours
On SoonFree Event

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 12noon | Free, with exhibition ticket

 
De Toutes Flours Buckingham Palace 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

A programme of short recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature.

De Toutes Flours
On SoonFree Event

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 12noon | Free, with exhibition ticket

 
De Toutes Flours Buckingham Palace 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

A programme of short recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature.

Create A Garden As A Work Of Art
On Soon

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 2.30pm-6.30pm | £35, concs £31.50

 
Create A Garden As A Work Of Art Buckingham Palace 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

Find out how the language of art applies to garden-making.

Study Day: Create A Garden As A Work Of Art
On Soon

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 2.30pm-6.30pm | £35, under 17s/disabled/NUS/OAP £31.50

 
Study Day: Create A Garden As A Work Of Art Buckingham Palace 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

Discover how the rich language of art applies to garden-making.

Decorated Leaves: Cardinal York's Book Of Hours: Talk
On SoonFree Event

Thursday 7th May 2015 at 12noon and 3pm | Free, with exhibition ticket

 
Decorated Leaves: Cardinal York's Book Of Hours: Talk Buckingham Palace 2015-05-072015-05-07 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

With Elizabeth Clark.

Decorated Leaves: Cardinal York's Book Of Hours: Talk
On SoonFree Event

Thursday 7th May 2015 at 12noon and 3pm | Free, with exhibition ticket

 
Decorated Leaves: Cardinal York's Book Of Hours: Talk Buckingham Palace 2015-05-072015-05-07 Where:
Buckingham Palace , Buckingham Palace Road London, SW1A 1AA
Category: Historic Buildings

With Elizabeth Clark.

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Houses of Parliament

The centre of political life in the UK

Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA

Tube: Westminster Station

 
 

Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor. The major structure to survive various fires, Westminster Hall was built between 1087 and 1100 and is one of the largest medieval halls in Europe with an unsupported hammerbeam roof. During the 14th century the Hall housed the courts of law as well as shops and stalls selling legal equipment - wigs and pens. Following a fire in 1512, Henry VIII abandoned the Palace and it has been home to the two seats of Parliament - the Commons and the Lords - ever since. Yet another disastrous fire in 1834 destroyed everything except Westminster Hall and the Jewel Tower. A competition to redevelop the whole site was won by Sir Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin who came upwith the mock Gothic building that has become such a familiar landmarktoday and includes Big Ben (the bell that chimes on the hour) and the largest clock face in the country. Members of the public can watch debates when Parliament is in session - you don't need tickets in advance but may have to queue. To watch Prime Minister's Question Time (Wed 12noon, when Parliament is sitting) it's advisable to get tickets in advance.

 
 

Events at Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Guided Tours OngoingFree Event Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

3rd August 2009 to 31st December 2015 | £16.50 (Adults), £14 (Concs), £7 (Children 5-15, one child admiotted Free with paying adult)

 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours Houses of Parliament 2009-08-032015-12-31 Where:
Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street London, SW1A 0AA
Category: Historic Buildings
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National Gallery

Huge range of European art, ranging from 1260 to 1900

Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London, WC2N 5DN

Tube: Charing Cross Station, Leicester Square Station, Embankment Underground Station, Piccadilly Circus Station, Covent Garden Station

 
 

The National Gallery is visible in its full glory in the heart of the pedestrianised Trafalgar Square. Its permanent collection houses some of the world’s most important paintings from as far back as the 13th century. Gaze upon the works of greats such as Titian, da Vinci, Rembrandt, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Raphael and Van Gogh. Built in 1832-1833, in an attempt to outshine Paris’s Louvre, it aspires to make art accessible to all with free admission, a central location and extended opening hours. The important thing in planning your visit is not to try and see everything. You could spend a week wandering through its hallowed halls, and still miss many of the greatest works of European art.

 
 

Events at National Gallery

Sansovino Frames': Talk And Tour
Free Event

Tuesday 5th May 2015 - 1pm-1.30pm | Free

 
Sansovino Frames': Talk And Tour National Gallery 2015-05-052015-05-05 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries

Learn about items on display.

Cranach: Cupid Complaining To Venus: Talk
Now OnFree Event

5th, 12th and 19th May 2015 - 4pm-4.10pm | Free

 
Cranach: Cupid Complaining To Venus: Talk National Gallery 2015-05-052015-05-19 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries

A short informative talk.

Inventing Impressionism Ongoing Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

4th March to 31st May 2015 | £16 (Adults)

 
Inventing Impressionism National Gallery 2015-03-042015-05-31 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames OngoingFree Event Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

1st April to 13th September 2015 | Free

 
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames National Gallery 2015-04-012015-09-13 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries
Hobbema: The Avenue At Middelharnis: Talk
On SoonFree Event

6th, 20th and 27th May 2015 - 4pm-4.10pm | Free

 
Hobbema: The Avenue At Middelharnis: Talk National Gallery 2015-05-062015-05-27 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries

A short informative talk.

Constable: The Cornfield: Talk
On SoonFree Event

7th, 14th, 21st and 28th May 2015 - 4pm-4.10pm | Free

 
Constable: The Cornfield: Talk National Gallery 2015-05-072015-05-28 Where:
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square London, WC2N 5DN
Category: Art Galleries

A short informative talk.

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Tate Modern

The Turbine Hall, 20th century art, Matisse to Moore

Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Tube: Blackfriars Station

 
 

Tate Modern is London's most visited and innovative gallery - housed in a former power station, the space itself is as much as an attraction as its collections and exhibitions. The journey there can be an adventure in itself: take the tube to Blackfriars, cross the river on the 'Blade of Light' Millennium Bridge and admire the startling contrast between historic St Paul's Cathedral and this uber modern art gallery. The interior is a glorious, unpretentious playground of modern art, as appealing to children and amateurs as it is to adults and art experts. Permanent collections includes works by Bacon, Matisse, Rothko and Andy Warhol as well as the best of contemporary British art.  

 
 

Events at Tate Modern

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden OngoingFree Event Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

5th February to 10th May 2015 | £16 (Adults), £14.50 (without donation), £14 (Concs), £12.70 (without donation), Free (Children Under 12)

 
Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden Tate Modern 2015-02-052015-05-10 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Sonia Delaunay OngoingFree Event Editor's Top Pick - Recommended

15th April to 9th August 2015 | £16 (Adults), £14 (Concs), Free (Children under 12)

 
Sonia Delaunay Tate Modern 2015-04-152015-08-09 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay
OngoingFree Event

15th April to 9th August 2015 - Various Times | £14.50, concs £12.70, Free

 
The EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay Tate Modern 2015-04-152015-08-09 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Artur Zmijewski
OngoingFree Event

17th January to 11th October 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Artur Zmijewski Tate Modern 2015-01-172015-10-11 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Nam June Paik
OngoingFree Event

3rd November 2014 to 31st December 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Nam June Paik Tate Modern 2014-11-032015-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Vanessa Bell And Saluoa Raouda Choucair
OngoingFree Event

24th May 2014 to 23rd August 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Vanessa Bell And Saluoa Raouda Choucair Tate Modern 2014-05-242015-08-23 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Abstraction And The Sublime
OngoingFree Event

28th May 2014 to 31st December 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Abstraction And The Sublime Tate Modern 2014-05-282015-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Alexander Brodsky And Ilya Utkin
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Alexander Brodsky And Ilya Utkin Tate Modern 2014-05-272015-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Joseph Beuys: Artist Rooms
OngoingFree Event

24th May 2014 to 31st December 2015 - Various Times | Free

 
Joseph Beuys: Artist Rooms Tate Modern 2014-05-242015-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Elegies
OngoingFree Event

28th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Elegies Tate Modern 2014-05-282016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Niki De Saint Phalle And Richard Serra
OngoingFree Event

28th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Niki De Saint Phalle And Richard Serra Tate Modern 2014-05-282016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Surrealism And Beyond
OngoingFree Event

28th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Surrealism And Beyond Tate Modern 2014-05-282016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Around Abstract Art 1920-1935
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Around Abstract Art 1920-1935 Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Arte Povera And Anti-Form
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Arte Povera And Anti-Form Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Beyond Painting
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Beyond Painting Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Beyond Surrealism
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Beyond Surrealism Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Bill Viola
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Bill Viola Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Charlotte Posenenske
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Charlotte Posenenske Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Chen Zhen And Leonilson: Objects For Mending
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Chen Zhen And Leonilson: Objects For Mending Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Constructionism
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Constructionism Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Cubism
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Cubism Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Cy Twombly
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Cy Twombly Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Elements Of Chance
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Elements Of Chance Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Ellsworth Kelly
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Ellsworth Kelly Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Giorgio De Chirico And Jannis Kounellis
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Giorgio De Chirico And Jannis Kounellis Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Henry Wessel
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Henry Wessel Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Homeworkers
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Homeworkers Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Minimalism
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Minimalism Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
New Images Of Man
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
New Images Of Man Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Nicholas Hlobo
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Nicholas Hlobo Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Pino Pascali
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Pino Pascali Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Realisms
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Realisms Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Russian Revolutionary Posters
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Russian Revolutionary Posters Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
The Reclining Nude
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
The Reclining Nude Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Thomas Hirschhorn And Germaine Richier
OngoingFree Event

27th May 2014 to 31st December 2016 - Various Times | Free

 
Thomas Hirschhorn And Germaine Richier Tate Modern 2014-05-272016-12-31 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Heather & Ivan Morison: Skirt Of The Black Mouth
OngoingFree Event

19th October 2012 to 30th September 2015 | Free

 
Heather & Ivan Morison: Skirt Of The Black Mouth Tate Modern 2012-10-192015-09-30 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries
Capture And Consumption: Images And Digital Culture
On Soon

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm | £12, concs £8

 
Capture And Consumption: Images And Digital Culture Tate Modern 2015-05-062015-05-06 Where:
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street London, SE1 9TG
Category: Art Galleries

This panel discussion examines the ways in which artists are using social media platforms like Instagram and the role it plays in relation to their practice.

All events at Tate Modern
 
 
 

The Shard

See London from above in Western Europe's tallest building.

96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London, SE1 9SG

Tube: London Bridge Station

 
 

When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building iThe Shardn the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the world. Designed in 2000 by Renzo Piano, an Italian architect best known for creating Paris's Pompidou Centre in collaboration with Britain's Richard Rogers, the mixed use Shard building, visible from wherever you are in London, combines offices, three floors of restaurants and the 5-star Shangri-La Hotel with residential apartments - Europe's highest homes; yours for 30 to 50 million pounds - and London's highest viewing gallery. Covered in 11,000 panes of glass, the 'vertical city' in the newly created London Bridge Quarter is well connected with London Bridge Tube and train stations ferrying people to and from the hard-to-miss London landmark. The public viewing galleries, way up on floors 68 to 72, open early February 2013 but you can pre-register now to be the first to get tickets when they go on sale at 9am on Friday 6th July 2012. In the meantime you can enjoy the virtual views 40 miles across the city online. Vertigo sufferers need not apply. See our full feature on The Shard.

 
 
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