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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 1 1st January Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Darwin Centre
event > Exhibitions
DATES  Every day 10am-5.45pm
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 sci... More about this event
 
Images of NatureImages of NatureImages of NatureWomen artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks from the museum's extensive collection. Many of the artworks include watercolours dating from the eighteenth century as well as works by some of the most outstanding botanical and zoological21st December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Images of Nature
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th March 2014 to 0th July 2015
Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks... More about this event
 
Life In The Extreme: Arthropods: TalkLife In The Extreme: Arthropods: TalkA Museum scientist explains how these creatures survive in the Earth's most inhospitable places.21st December 2014Sunday 21st December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventEnds Today
Life In The Extreme: Arthropods: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 21st December 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
A Museum scientist explains how these creatures survive in the Earth's most inhospitable places.
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees. Additional attractions include a smaller 100-square-metre rink for youngsters, a stylish 21st December 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
event > Kids Events
DATES  30th October 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's im... More about this event
 
Dino Scene InvestigationDino Scene InvestigationFossil workshop.21st December 2014Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Dino Scene Investigation
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th December 2014 to 22nd March 2015
Fossil workshop.
 
Wildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearSome photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity, grabbed a camera and produced a unique picture of the natural world. The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspecti21st December 2014Sunday 30th August 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event > Exhibitions
DATES  24th October 2014 to 30th August 2015
Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity... More about this event
 
Terrific Pterosaurs: TalkTerrific Pterosaurs: TalkDiscover more about the fossils of the flying reptiles.22nd December 2014Monday 22nd December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Terrific Pterosaurs: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about the fossils of the flying reptiles.
 
Winter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: TalkWinter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: TalkA chance to hear stories about how insects adapt to winter.23rd December 2014Tuesday 23rd December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Winter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 23rd December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A chance to hear stories about how insects adapt to winter.
 
Cold-Hearted Survival: TalkCold-Hearted Survival: TalkDiscover more about how land mammals prepare for the chilly weather.27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Cold-Hearted Survival: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 27th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about how land mammals prepare for the chilly weather.
 
Dino Snores For Grown-upsDino Snores For Grown-upsStay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-drawing class, edible insect tasting session, science shows, ghost story session and stand-up from Tom Allen.27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 27th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Stay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-dr
 
Winter Wonderland: TalkWinter Wonderland: TalkDiscover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes.28th December 2014Monday 29th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Winter Wonderland: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes.
 
A Stegosaur's Journey: TalkA Stegosaur's Journey: TalkDiscover more about the journey made by the museum's latest specimen.11th January 2015Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A Stegosaur's Journey: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 11th January 2015 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Discover more about the journey made by the museum's latest specimen.
 
The Great Debate WorkshopThe Great Debate WorkshopThe great 1860 evolution debate workshop.13th January 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Great Debate Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th December 2014 to 25th March 2015
The great 1860 evolution debate workshop.
 
Biology AS And A-Level dayBiology AS And A-Level dayA day at the museum learning all about biology.14th January 2015Wednesday 18th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Biology AS And A-Level day
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  14th Jan, 26th Jan, 4th Feb, 25th Feb, 9th Mar and 18th Mar 2015
A day at the museum learning all about biology.
 
Animal Vision: TalkAnimal Vision: TalkProf Richard Fortey presents a talk featuring live animals.14th January 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Animal Vision: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  14th Jan, 14th Feb, 16th Feb, 18th Feb, 20th Feb and 14th Mar 2015
Prof Richard Fortey presents a talk featuring live animals.
 
Excavate! Not Just Dinosaurs: TalkExcavate! Not Just Dinosaurs: TalkLearn more about lesser-known reptile fossil species with palaeontologist Jon Tennant.18th January 2015Sunday 18th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Excavate! Not Just Dinosaurs: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 18th January 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Learn more about lesser-known reptile fossil species with palaeontologist Jon Tennant.
 
Storytelling With Puppets: Jackie And The Beanstalk & Three Billy Goats Gruff (Over 3s)Storytelling With Puppets: Jackie And The Beanstalk & Three Billy Goats Gruff (Over 3s)An interactive session learning about natural history.20th January 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Storytelling With Puppets: Jackie And The Beanstalk & Three Billy Goats Gruff (Over 3s)
event > Kids Events
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  20th January to 12th February 2015
An interactive session learning about natural history.
 
The Digital Dinosaur: TalkThe Digital Dinosaur: TalkA talk about the scientific techniques being used to study the Museum's Stegosaurus.21st January 2015Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventNow On
The Digital Dinosaur: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 21st January 2015 - 2.30pm
A talk about the scientific techniques being used to study the Museum's Stegosaurus.
 
A History Of Life In 100 Fossils: TalkA History Of Life In 100 Fossils: TalkA talk by the author of the book.24th January 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
A History Of Life In 100 Fossils: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th January and 22nd March 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm & 11th February 2015 at 2.30pm-3pm
A talk by the author of the book.
 
Puppets Wolf TalesPuppets Wolf TalesStorytelling session for children.25th January 2015Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Puppets Wolf Tales
event > Kids Events > Storytelling
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  Sunday 25th January 2015 at 11.30am-12noon and 1pm-1.30pm
Storytelling session for children.
 
The Stegosaur's Garden: TalkThe Stegosaur's Garden: TalkDiscover more about what the museum's new Stegosaurus' Jurassic home was really like.28th January 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
The Stegosaur's Garden: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th January, 11th March and 25th March 2015 - 2.30pm
Discover more about what the museum's new Stegosaurus' Jurassic home was really like.
 
Dinosaurs Through Time: TourDinosaurs Through Time: TourAn after hours tour of the collection.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Dinosaurs Through Time: Tour
event > Tours
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 at 7pm-7.45pm, 8pm-8.45pm and 9pm-9.45pm
An after hours tour of the collection.
 
The Wunderkammer At The Museum: TalkThe Wunderkammer At The Museum: TalkImprovised shows inspired by the fossils and palaeontology at the Museum.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
The Wunderkammer At The Museum: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 at 7pm-8pm and 8.30pm-9.30pm
Improvised shows inspired by the fossils and palaeontology at the Museum.
 
Secrets Of The StegosaurSecrets Of The StegosaurLearn more about the dinosaur.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Secrets Of The Stegosaur
event > Kids Events
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Learn more about the dinosaur.
 
Crocodiles Rock: TalkCrocodiles Rock: TalkA palaeontologist talks about the evolution of these ancient predators.31st January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Crocodiles Rock: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A palaeontologist talks about the evolution of these ancient predators.
 
Crime Scene LiveCrime Scene LiveWork with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.6th February 2015Friday 6th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Crime Scene Live
event > Leisure
DATES  Friday 6th February and Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - 6.30pm-10pm
Work with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.
 
Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: TalkTyrannosaurus Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: TalkDiscover more about the appeal of the little known Lambeosaurus.15th February 2015Wednesday 18th February 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 15th February 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm & Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about the appeal of the little known Lambeosaurus.
 
The Animal Story Puppet ShowThe Animal Story Puppet ShowDiscover more about our native wildlife.17th February 2015Thursday 19th February 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
The Animal Story Puppet Show
event > Kids Events
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  17th, 18th and 19th February 2015 at 11am-11.30am, 12noon-12.30pm, 1pm-1.30pm and 2pm-2.30pm
Discover more about our native wildlife.
 
Storytelling With Puppets: Little Red Hen & Chicken Licken: Workshop (Over 3s)Storytelling With Puppets: Little Red Hen & Chicken Licken: Workshop (Over 3s)Explore natural history and science using puppets and storytelling.3rd March 2015Tuesday 24th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Storytelling With Puppets: Little Red Hen & Chicken Licken: Workshop (Over 3s)
event > Kids Events
PRICING  Free, adv booking required
DATES  3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th and 24th Mar 2015
Explore natural history and science using puppets and storytelling.
 
Jurassic MammalsJurassic MammalsBristol University's Pam Gill and palaeontologist Pip Brewer look at early mammals.18th March 2015Wednesday 18th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Jurassic Mammals
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 18th March 2015 - 2.30pm
Bristol University's Pam Gill and palaeontologist Pip Brewer look at early mammals.
 
Hands On Nature: Ocean LifeHands On Nature: Ocean LifeA chance to discover more about the creatures that live in our oceans.28th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Hands On Nature: Ocean Life
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 28th March 2015 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
A chance to discover more about the creatures that live in our oceans.
 
 
 

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Life In The Extreme: Arthropods: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

Natural History Museum

A Museum scientist explains how these creatures survive in the Earth's most inhospitable places....More

Dino Scene Investigation
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Natural History Museum

Fossil workshop....More

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 21st December 2014 

Natural History Museum

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
 

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With a glitzy line-up of sensational shows, star-studded pantos and seasonal events taking place across the city, there are plenty ...More

 
Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian leading ballerina, Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a star of the Mariinsky Ballet, Diana Vishneva performs ...More

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British Summer Time Hyde Park is back for its third summer in June 2014 with The Who, Paul Weller, Kaiser ...More

 
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Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The New York-born singer-songwriter who will forever be known as the voice of Elsa in Disney's Frozen, performs hits and ...More

 
English National Ballet: The Emerging Dancer
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Dance | On 23rd March 2015 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

The up-and-coming talents are celebrated in this annual English National Ballet competition. Six finalists will perform in front of a ...More

 
High Society
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Theatre | 30th April 2015 - 22nd August 2015 

Old Vic Theatre

Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
Fields
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Opened 30th November 2014 

An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild ...More

 
 
 
 
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