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The American Dream: Pop to PresentThis spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of artists like Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, The American Dream: pop to present takes us through fifty years of American art, from Pop art to the New York and West Coast scenes in the early 1960s to the rise of minimalism, conceptual art and photorealism. American printmaking was the ideal medium to express America's power and influence in the days when race, AIDS, and feminism were causing a stir.

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 31% off
2-5 Montague Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
The Grange White Hall Hotel is uniquely located in a quieter part of London's busy West End area, overlooking the world famous British Museum. With its ... More
Grange Blooms Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 30% off
7 Montague Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
An impressive looking 18th century townhouse, the Grange Blooms Hotel is located in the heart of London's trendy Bloomsbury area, adjacent to the British Museum. Just ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 34% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
The American Dream: Pop to Present, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
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An American In Paris
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th March 2017 to 27th January 2018
The American Dream: Pop to Present, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described by The New York Times as ...More
School of Rock
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The American Dream: Pop to Present, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as The American Dream: Pop to Present
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35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Victoria House
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Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime office, ... More
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
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2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Court Cafe at the British Museum
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Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as The American Dream: Pop to Present
The Great Court at the British Museum is a fabulous place to drain a mug of coffee while admiring the renovations of architect Sir Norman Foster.... More
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Court Restaurant
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British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as The American Dream: Pop to Present
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 5 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
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The Princess Louise
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
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1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Philomena's Irish Bar
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
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Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 3 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as The American Dream: Pop to Present
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from The American Dream: Pop to Present
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More

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Scythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaScythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaScythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaExceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture preserved in permafrost for thousands of years. Through 200 objects dated between 900 and 200 BC, including exciting archaeological discoveries from burial mounds in the high Altai mountains, the 2017-09-14T00:00:00+01002018-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING£16.50 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES14th September 2017 to 14th January 2018
VENUEBritish Museum
Exceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture preserved in permafrost for thousands of years. Through 200 objects dated between 900 and 200 BC, including exciting archaeological discoveries from burial mounds in the high Altai mountains, the ...†More about this event

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