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Native North American Clothes Past And Present: TalkNative North American Clothes Past And Present: TalkA talk by Max Carocci.2016-04-29T13:15:00+01002016-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Native North American Clothes Past And Present: Talk
 
Tradition And Socialism: Art And Archaeology In North Korea: LectureTradition And Socialism: Art And Archaeology In North Korea: LectureJane Portal discusses the dual influence of Korean tradition and the socialist state.2016-04-29T13:30:00+01002016-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Tradition And Socialism: Art And Archaeology In North Korea: Lecture
 
John Julius Norwich On The Normans In Sicily: LectureJohn Julius Norwich On The Normans In Sicily: LectureThe author talks to Dirk Booms about the Norman settlement of Sicily from 1061.2016-04-29T18:30:00+01002016-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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John Julius Norwich On The Normans In Sicily: Lecture
 
Sicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestIn 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicily: culture and conquest will explore periods when the largest island in the Mediterranean was under Norman and Greek rule, making it one of Europe's most progressive cultures. More than 200 o2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £10, children under 16 Free
DATES  21st April to 14th August 2016
In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicil... More about this event
 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, shown together for the first time since 1805. The poster boy for the 'new Georgian' revival of interest in 18th century art, Towne's rural sketches and later large scale paintings of the Co2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st January to 14th August 2016
The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, s... More about this event
 
Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileKrishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileExperience The Vrindavani Vastra, or The Cloth Of Vrindavan, a 17th-century, woven silk fabric with depictions of the life of the Hindu god Krishna during the time he lived in the forest of Vrindavan.2016-04-29T10:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian Textile
 
The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceThe Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceA gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP.2016-04-29T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
 
The Museum Of Mankind: A Recollection And ConsiderationThe Museum Of Mankind: A Recollection And ConsiderationRecollections by former staff, on the museum and its contribution to the world.2016-04-30T10:00:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Museum Of Mankind: A Recollection And Consideration
 
Exploring Egyptian MummiesExploring Egyptian MummiesInvestigating mummies using digital technology.2016-04-30T11:00:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Exploring Egyptian Mummies
 
Love And Lust In Greek Myth: TalkLove And Lust In Greek Myth: TalkA gallery talk by Carolyn Perry.2016-04-30T13:15:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Love And Lust In Greek Myth: Talk
 
Digital Photography TrailsDigital Photography TrailsUsing a digital camera to explore Museum objects and follow trails.2016-05-01T11:00:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Digital Photography Trails
 
The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1Talk by Henry Flynn.2016-05-04T13:15:00+01002016-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Age Of Enlightenment: An Introduction To Room 1
 
Unearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan ValleyUnearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan ValleyTalk by James Fraser, British Museum.2016-05-05T13:15:00+01002016-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Unearthing The Canaanites: British Museum Excavations In The Jordan Valley
 
Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To RomeMagick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To RomeTalk by Dr Jonny Yarker.2016-05-06T13:15:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To Rome
 
Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And ConquestGuardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And ConquestAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2016-05-06T18:00:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And Conquest
 
Sicily: The Land Where Lemons GrowSicily: The Land Where Lemons GrowTalk by author Helena Attlee.2016-05-06T18:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Sicily: The Land Where Lemons Grow
 
Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)Become an ancient Greek athlete.2016-05-07T11:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Green Screen Greeks: Workshop (Over 7s)
 
Under The Sea Family Discovery DayUnder The Sea Family Discovery DayFamily activities to make, look, touch, sign, explore and laugh.2016-05-07T12:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Under The Sea Family Discovery Day
 
Collecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of EnlightenmentCollecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of EnlightenmentTalk by Anne Haworth, independent speaker.2016-05-07T13:15:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Collecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of Enlightenment
 
Teen Filmmaking Skills WorkshopTeen Filmmaking Skills WorkshopA chance for teenagers to learn the skills2016-05-08T11:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Teen Filmmaking Skills Workshop
 
Recent Archaeological Fieldwork In SudanRecent Archaeological Fieldwork In SudanThe seminar focuses on the latest work.2016-05-09T10:00:00+01002016-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Recent Archaeological Fieldwork In Sudan
 
How To Be Roman In Roman BritainHow To Be Roman In Roman BritainTalk by Katharine Hoare.2016-05-10T13:15:00+01002016-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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How To Be Roman In Roman Britain
 
Drawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical WorldDrawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical WorldTalk by Celeste Farge.2016-05-11T13:15:00+01002016-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Drawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical World
 
'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their Stories'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their StoriesTalk by Bridget Millmore.2016-05-12T13:15:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their Stories
 
Athens' Sicilian AdventureAthens' Sicilian AdventureA talk about the attempt to conquer Syracuse.2016-05-12T13:30:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Athens' Sicilian Adventure
 
The Way Of TeaThe Way Of TeaTea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk.2016-05-13T14:00:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Way Of Tea
 
Buddhist Art Of South East AsiaBuddhist Art Of South East AsiaTalk by Alexandra Green.2016-05-13T13:15:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Buddhist Art Of South East Asia
 
Dining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In EtruriaDining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In EtruriaThe Barker Etruscan Lecture given by Lisa Pieraccini, Project Director, Centre for the Study of Ancient Italy at the University of California, Berkeley.2016-05-13T18:00:00+01002016-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Dining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In Etruria
 
Exploring ChinaExploring ChinaA chance to create a digital vase.2016-05-14T11:00:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Exploring China
 
Make A Manga ComicMake A Manga ComicA chance to create a unique comic.2016-05-15T11:00:00+01002016-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Make A Manga Comic
 
Coins And Medals In WartimeCoins And Medals In WartimeTalk by Thomas Hockenhull2016-05-17T13:15:00+01002016-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Coins And Medals In Wartime
 
Conservation In Focus: Casting Nature In SilverConservation In Focus: Casting Nature In SilverTalk by Maickel Van Bellegem2016-05-18T13:15:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Conservation In Focus: Casting Nature In Silver
 
Little Feet: Underwater WorldLittle Feet: Underwater WorldSea-related activities for under 5s.2016-05-19T10:30:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Little Feet: Underwater World
 
Understanding Buddhist ArtUnderstanding Buddhist ArtTalk by Freddie Matthews.2016-05-19T13:15:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Understanding Buddhist Art
 
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsThe British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discovery by archaeologists. The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds will run for an extended six months and showcase how the exploration of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus - submerged2016-05-19T00:00:00+01002016-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £16.50, children under 16 Free
DATES  19th May to 27th November 2016
The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discover... More about this event
 
Maudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya AreaMaudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya AreaTalk by Claudia Zert, UCL.2016-05-20T13:15:00+01002016-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Maudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya Area
 
Music Of SicilyMusic Of SicilyA performance of music inspired by Sicily.2016-05-20T18:00:00+01002016-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Music Of Sicily
 
Animate Celtic CraftAnimate Celtic CraftA chance for children to make individual Celtic designs.2016-05-21T11:00:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Animate Celtic Craft
 
Foreign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of EgyptForeign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of EgyptTalk by George Hart.2016-05-21T13:15:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Foreign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of Egypt
 
Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)Learn from a professional games designer.2016-05-22T11:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Design Your Own Card Game (Over 7s)
 
Faiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music FestivalFaiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music FestivalA wide selection of artists perform their religious music at this mixed-faith event.2016-05-22T09:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Faiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music Festival
 
Postcards From The Middle EastPostcards From The Middle EastTalk by Seonaid Rogers.2016-05-24T13:15:00+01002016-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Postcards From The Middle East
 
Sex: Antiquity And Its LegacySex: Antiquity And Its LegacyTalk by Daniel Orrells.2016-05-25T13:15:00+01002016-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Sex: Antiquity And Its Legacy
 
African Rock Art And Its OriginsAfrican Rock Art And Its OriginsTalk by Helen Anderson.2016-05-26T13:15:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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African Rock Art And Its Origins
 
Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureCurator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: LectureWith Peter Higgs.2016-05-26T13:30:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: Lecture
 
The Way Of TeaThe Way Of TeaTea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk.2016-05-27T14:00:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Way Of Tea
 
The Greeks In Southern Italy And SicilyThe Greeks In Southern Italy And SicilyTalk by Peter Higgs.2016-05-27T13:15:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Greeks In Southern Italy And Sicily
 
Innovation Lab (Over 7s)Innovation Lab (Over 7s)Work with a digital expert to test innovative ideas, technology and software.2016-05-28T11:00:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Innovation Lab (Over 7s)
 
Jade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient MexicoJade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient MexicoTalk by Elizabeth Baquedano, UCL.2016-05-28T13:15:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Jade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient Mexico
 
Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)A chance to try digital photo techniques.2016-05-29T11:00:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Fun Family Photos (Over 5s)
 
Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesBeneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken CitiesChild friendly activities.2016-05-30T11:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken Cities
 
Ancient Seafaring In The Eastern MediterraneanAncient Seafaring In The Eastern MediterraneanTalk by Ross Thomas.2016-05-31T13:15:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Ancient Seafaring In The Eastern Mediterranean
 
 
 

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