The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH APRIL 2014

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14th February 2014 until 6th April 2014
 
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The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London StoriesLondon Stories, an exhibition featuring the best of the entries for The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration, opens on 14 February 2014 at the London Transport Museum and will feature 50 works of art. Entrants were asked to create an illustration that visually captures a well-known or lesser known London narrative in a single image; stories that are contemporary or historical, real or imagined. They were asked to create something that is colourful, inspiring and celebrates a vibrant, multi-layered London. Stories could be those seen in a film or play, heard in poetry or music, read in literature or an urban myth. All of the illustrations are accompanied by a short text by the artists summarising the inspiration behind their creation.

 

About London Transport Museum

After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through the 200-year history of public transport, arranged according to several themes: London Transport's famous design heritage, the poster collection, public transport during both World Wars and plans for the capital's development in the twenty-first century. More about London Transport Museum

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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372 Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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1 Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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10 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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11/12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
33-35 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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The Method Studio
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 11 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Career Energy
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 4 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from The 2014 Serco Prize for Illustration: London Stories
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London Transport Museum events

 
The Only Road For An English Man: First World War Propaganda Posters: TalkThe Only Road For An English Man: First World War Propaganda Posters: TalkWith David Bownes, Assistant Director of Collections at the National Army Museum.2nd September 2014Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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Today Only
The Only Road For An English Man: First World War Propaganda Posters: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 2nd September 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
With David Bownes, Assistant Director of Collections at the National Army Museum.
Goodbye PiccadillyGoodbye PiccadillyGoodbye PiccadillyFollow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport workforce back home for the first time and how Londoners came under attack from the air as war came to the capital in Goodbye Piccadilly. This major exhibition at the London Transport Museum explores the contribution of London's buses, their dri2nd September 2014Sunday 8th March 2015 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
Category: event
Ongoing
Goodbye Piccadilly
event > Tours
DATES  16th May 2014 to 8th March 2015
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport workforce back home for the first time and how Londoners came under attack from the air as war came to the capital in Goodbye Piccadilly. This major exhibition at the London Transport Museum explores the contribution of London's buses, their dri... More about this event
 
Kate Adie: Fighting On The Home Front: TalkKate Adie: Fighting On The Home Front: TalkThe author and journalist talks about her book on the First World War.14th October 2014Tuesday 14th October 2014 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
Category: event
 
Kate Adie: Fighting On The Home Front: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 14th October 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
The author and journalist talks about her book on the First World War.
The Social History And Cultural Significance Of The London Bus: SymposiumThe Social History And Cultural Significance Of The London Bus: SymposiumThe symposium will bring together authors, curators and history enthusiasts and present engaging discussions, debates and stories focusing on diverse topics.18th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
Category: event
 
The Social History And Cultural Significance Of The London Bus: Symposium
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Saturday 18th October 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
The symposium will bring together authors, curators and history enthusiasts and present engaging discussions, debates and stories focusing on diverse topics.
1914-1918, From Home Front To Western Front: Symposium1914-1918, From Home Front To Western Front: SymposiumTalks to compliment the Goodbye Piccadilly exhibition.15th November 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
Category: event
 
1914-1918, From Home Front To Western Front: Symposium
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Saturday 15th November 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
Talks to compliment the Goodbye Piccadilly exhibition.
Women, Fashion And The First World War: TalkWomen, Fashion And The First World War: TalkA talk on how the way women dressed changed during the conflict.18th November 2014Tuesday 18th November 2014 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
Category: event
 
Women, Fashion And The First World War: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 18th November 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
A talk on how the way women dressed changed during the conflict.
 

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The Only Road For An English Man: First World War Propaganda Posters: Talk
Exhibitions | On 2nd September 2014 

London Transport Museum

With David Bownes, Assistant Director of Collections at the National Army Museum....More

Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum

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Trash Tuesday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2014 

CellarDoor 1 minute walk from London Transport Museum

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The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 1 minute walk from London Transport Museum

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Black Valley Diamonds
Concerts | On 2nd September 2014 

The Roadhouse 1 minute walk from London Transport Museum

The London-based band plays blues rock originals and covers....More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1 minute walk from London Transport Museum

Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Novello Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Transport Museum

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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Transport Museum

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from London Transport Museum

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from London Transport Museum

The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
 
 
 
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