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Sensational ButterfliesFrom chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. A popular family outing for the past 10 years, Sensational Butterflies adds more diversity every year - offering the chance to see the Blue Morpho and butterflies and moths usually seen in Africa, Asia and South America - so even regular visitors can spot new additions. Take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles. Look into the hatchery window and watch butterflies emerging from their chrysalises and experience the magic of walking among hundreds of free-flying tropical butterflies.

 

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £28  30% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  22% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  37% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Wider Earth
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd October 2018 to 24th February 2019
Sensational Butterflies, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles ...More
 
 
 
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Life In The Dark
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th to 24th Feb 2019 - 10am-5.50pm
Sensational Butterflies, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
Enter the fascinating world of nocturnal animals in a family-friendly exhibition, which includes footage of an underwater bioluminescent display. Contains flashing lights and flickering shadows....More
 
 
 
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Videogames
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2018 to 24th February 2019
Sensational Butterflies, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully consider the complexity of video games ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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T.rex Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
The Natural History Museum invites visitors to dine with the dinosaurs at its new restaurant, T.rex Grill. Located in the museum's Fossil Way, the new ... More
 
 
 
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Apero Restaurant & Bar, The Ampersand Hotel
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
2 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Found in The Ampersand Hotel, Apero Restaurant and Bar is where South Kensington meets the Mediterranean. With blue Spanish tiled floors, exposed brickwork and caramel leather ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 17 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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Natural History Museum events

 
The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 12019-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 1... More about this event
 
The Wider EarthThe Wider EarthThe Wider EarthUnveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. T2019-02-19T00:00:00+00002019-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Theatre > Puppet shows
PRICING  £19.50-£79.50
DATES  2nd October 2018 to 24th February 2019
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. T... More about this event
 
Life In The DarkLife In The DarkEnter the fascinating world of nocturnal animals in a family-friendly exhibition, which includes footage of an underwater bioluminescent display. Contains flashing lights and flickering shadows.2019-02-19T10:00:00+00002019-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Life In The Dark
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n2019-02-19T00:00:00+00002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
DATES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n... More about this event
 
 

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Life In The Dark
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Natural History Museum

Enter the fascinating world of nocturnal animals in a family-friendly exhibition, which includes footage of an underwater bioluminescent display. Contains ...More

The Wider Earth
The Wider Earth
Theatre | Until 24th February 2019 

Natural History Museum

Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
The Last Tsar: Blood And Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Sensational Butterflies

Set against a turbulent backdrop of social upheaval and war between 1900 and 1918, the exhibition explores the huge influence ...More

The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Sensational Butterflies

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...More

 
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Sensational Butterflies

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Sensational Butterflies

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, Christian Dior: Designer of ...More

 
Videogames
Videogames
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Sensational Butterflies

Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully ...More

 
Tom Tlalim: Tonotopia
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Sensational Butterflies

An audiovisual display exploring people's experiences hearing different sounds and music through their cochlear implants....More

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Sensational Butterflies

A unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and ...More

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Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary art specialist Steve Lazarides....More

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Concerts | On 30th March 

Southbank Centre

An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
The Zutons
Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Dance | From 20th March 

The Print Room at the Coronet

A man, a woman and a rat move ...More

 
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Tate Modern

Taking place on Friday 22nd, the February Uniqlo Late at Tate Modern celebrates women in ...More

 
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A's February Friday Late, Sonic Boom, explores the world of sound and its creation, experience and preservation. Visitors will be able to join a soundscape led tour ...More

Franz West
Franz West
Exhibitions | From 20th February 

Tate Modern

This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known ...More

 
Gatsby Brunch
Gatsby Brunch
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Quaglino's

This Saturday, Mayfair restaurant Quaglino's is transporting Londoners back to the 1920s with its Gatsby ...More

 
Vapiano Centre Point
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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
The Oak W2
The Oak W2
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Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
Teatulia
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This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
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Set up by LA based celebrity trainer Barry ...More

 
Barullo
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Victor Garvey, of award-winning Catalan restaurant Rambla, is behind this fun, colourful Spanish restaurant in ...More

 
The Oak SW11
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From the owner of The Bird in Hand in Brook Green and The Oak in ...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

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