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World GalleryThe culmination of a five-year, 4.7 million project, the free World Gallery opens at the Horniman Museum in June 2018, showing over 3,000 objects from around the world that celebrate creativity and explore what it means to be human. Presented as a series of encounters with cultures from across the continents, the displays include a beautiful camel saddle from North Africa, Chinese paper offerings, the prow of a Libyan refugee boat, a Native American tomahawk and a sword made of sharks' teeth. New acquisitions and commissions as well as different ways of categorising objects coincide with the transformation of the gallery space, reconfigured to let daylight in and with kites and banners hanging overhead.

About Horniman Museum

Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of the Horniman Museum, which is now housed in a Charles Harrison Townsend-designed building. Horniman's original collection included natural history specimens, cultural artefacts and musical instruments. More about Horniman Museum

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World Gallery Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

World Gallery - Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

World Gallery Artist's Impression. Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates


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What's on in London 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

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Events near World Gallery

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EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited Works
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 29th September 2018 to 17th March 2019 - 10am-5.30pm
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The Lore of the Land
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 20th October 2018 to 28th April 2019
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
An immersive, multi-sensory installation is the first exhibition in the Horniman's new arts space. Opening The Studio, a space for showcasing social arts projects, the inaugural ...More
Ongoing
Sea Nomads
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 26th January to 23rd June 2019 - 10am-5.30pm
World Gallery, 100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
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Entertainment near World Gallery

Near World Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from World Gallery
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peckham Levels
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Levels 1 to 6 Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from World Gallery
Previously a disused car park, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 25 minutes from World Gallery
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ... More
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Sights and Attractions near World Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near World Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | Same location as World Gallery
The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
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Shopping near World Gallery

The best shops and markets near World Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 24 minutes from World Gallery
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 24 minutes from World Gallery
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
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Restaurants near World Gallery

What are the best dining options near World Gallery London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barcelona Tapas Bar y Restaurante
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
481 Lordship Lane, Dulwich, SE22 | 7 minutes from World Gallery
Spanish cuisine. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 16 minutes from World Gallery
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babur Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
119 Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, SE23 | 18 minutes from World Gallery
North Indian cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
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Education near World Gallery

Near World Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3.1 miles from World Gallery
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3.3 miles from World Gallery
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3.6 miles from World Gallery
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
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Leisure near World Gallery

World Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 27 minutes from World Gallery
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crystal Palace Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 28 minutes from World Gallery
Although Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 29 minutes from World Gallery
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
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Pubs near World Gallery

The best pubs near London World Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wood House
London > Nightlife > Pubs
39 Sydenham Hill, SE26 | 15 minutes from World Gallery
Located in Dulwich, just next to Sydenham Woods, The Wood House emerged from a major revamp in 2015 with a conservatory-style ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 16 minutes from World Gallery
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
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Nightlife near World Gallery

World Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bussey Rooftop Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Fifth Floor Roof, Unit B, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 2 miles from World Gallery
Parallel to the famous Frank's Cafe, five storeys upon the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar sits ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.7 miles from World Gallery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 2.7 miles from World Gallery
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
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Meeting venue hire near World Gallery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near World Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3.1 miles from World Gallery
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 3.6 miles from World Gallery
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 23 minutes from World Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More

Horniman Museum events

Sea NomadsSea NomadsExhibitions & Art, Photography.2019-02-18T10:00:00+00002019-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Sea Nomads
EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited WorksEVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited WorksExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2019-02-18T10:00:00+00002019-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
EVOLUTION of The Artist and The Exhibited Works
The Lore of the LandThe Lore of the LandAn immersive, multi-sensory installation is the first exhibition in the Horniman's new arts space. Opening The Studio, a space for showcasing social arts projects, the inaugural exhibition, The Lore of the Land features new work by artist Serena Korda who co-curates the display. Korda's five large-scale ceramic works, entitled 'Sensitive Chaos', re2019-02-18T10:00:00+00002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft|PRICING Free
DATES 20th October 2018 to 28th April 2019
VENUE Horniman Museum
An immersive, multi-sensory installation is the first exhibition in the Horniman's new arts space. Opening The Studio, a space for showcasing social arts projects, the inaugural exhibition, The Lore of the Land features new work by artist Serena Korda who co-curates the display. Korda's five large-scale ceramic works, entitled 'Sensitive Chaos', re...More about this event
Brick WondersBrick WondersBrick WondersMore than 50 LEGO models are brought together at the Horniman Museum for the new Brick Wonders exhibition. Visitors will be able to tour the world via LEGO with depictions of an ancient Egyptian pyramid, a tropical coral reef, an international space station and Old London Bridge. As well as the large-scale models, there will be individual pieces cr2019-02-18T10:00:00+00002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road SE23 3PQ
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions
PRICING Adult 8, child 4.50, family 18
DATES 16th February to 27th October 2019
VENUE Horniman Museum
More than 50 LEGO models are brought together at the Horniman Museum for the new Brick Wonders exhibition. Visitors will be able to tour the world via LEGO with depictions of an ancient Egyptian pyramid, a tropical coral reef, an international space station and Old London Bridge. As well as the large-scale models, there will be individual pieces cr...More about this event

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