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Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei returns to the Lisson Gallery for his third exhibition this May, for which he has created a new installation of bicycles for his ongoing series 'Forever'. The exhibition will also feature domestic-scale copies of objects personal to the artist, made from a variety of materials ranging from wood to crystal. Among these will be his father's armchair, various handmade facsimiles of coat hangers and handcuffs, and wooden handles taken from Beijing taxis. Some of the sculptures also make reference to Weiwei's 81 days in detention in 2011.

 

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Ai Weiwei  Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery  

Ai Weiwei - Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  35% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  33% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
Montagu Place Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  21% off
2-3 Montagu Place, W1H | 8 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Located in the heart of Marylebone, this intimate hotel is housed in a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse near Baker Street, Marble Arch and the world ... More
 
 
 
 
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Ai Weiwei
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
 
 
 
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Subway Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 2 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Take the pedestrian subway below Edgware Road and Harrow Road and you'll come across a hidden corner of culture in the Subway Gallery. Situated under landmarks ... More
 
 
 
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The Girl Can't Help It
London > Shopping > Clothing
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
This is a veritable treasure trove of sumptuous, genuine, vintage clothing put together by Sparkle Moore and Cad van Swankster and housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Alfie's Antique Market
London > Shopping > Markets
13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
 
 
 
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The Dresser
London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Porchester Place, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Eric Clapton regularly donates his clothes to The Dresser. That should give you an idea of the stylish second hand gear available here. High end designer ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
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London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
22 Harcourt Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1H | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Firebrand Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
41-43 Lisson Grove, NW1 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 18 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Education > Other Attractions
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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308 Edgware Road, W2 | 2 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
 
 
 
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94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 6 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 12 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Students sing a selection of JS Bach's vocal works, accompanied by modern instruments....More

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A programme of folk melodies specially arranged for piano and a band comprising violin, cello, woodwind and percussion by Pande ...More

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Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Wigmore Hall 17 minutes walk from Ai Weiwei

The group performs works by Artsybushev, Lyadov, Blumenfeld and Schubert....More

Royal Academy Of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

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The vocalists perform works by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Head, Massenet, Gounod, Glinka, Taneyev, Rossini and Tosti....More

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