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Caribbean Comedy Week: Kane Brown And Athena KugblenuCaribbean Comedy Week: Kane Brown And Athena KugblenuComedy, Stand-Up.2018-06-20T19:00:00+01002018-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Caribbean Comedy Week: Kane Brown And Athena Kugblenu
 
Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of FrankensteinChloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of FrankensteinPhotographs that explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley's famous novel.2018-06-20T09:30:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of Frankenstein
 
Karl And Eleanor MarxKarl And Eleanor MarxInvestigating the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room and their political activism in London.2018-06-20T09:30:00+01002018-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Karl And Eleanor Marx
 
James Cook: The VoyagesJames Cook: The VoyagesThis exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and seamen on board the ship. It includes original maps, artworks and journals from the time.2018-06-20T09:30:00+01002018-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Ongoing
James Cook: The Voyages
 
Windrush: Songs In A Strange LandWindrush: Songs In A Strange LandRevisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.2018-06-20T09:30:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Free EventOngoing
Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
 
Caribbean Comedy Week: Annette Fagan And Wayne Dibbi RollinsCaribbean Comedy Week: Annette Fagan And Wayne Dibbi RollinsComedy, Stand-Up.2018-06-21T19:00:00+01002018-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Caribbean Comedy Week: Annette Fagan And Wayne Dibbi Rollins
 
Caribbean Comedy Week: Donna Spence, Aurie Styla And Quincy Fri 22 Jun 2018, 19:00 - 21:00Caribbean Comedy Week: Donna Spence, Aurie Styla And Quincy Fri 22 Jun 2018, 19:00 - 21:00Comedy, Stand-Up.2018-06-22T19:00:00+01002018-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Caribbean Comedy Week: Donna Spence, Aurie Styla And Quincy Fri 22 Jun 2018, 19:00 - 21:00
 
The Immeasurable World: Exploring Global DesertsThe Immeasurable World: Exploring Global DesertsLiterary & Education, Lecture.2018-06-22T19:00:00+01002018-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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The Immeasurable World: Exploring Global Deserts
 
COAT by Yomi SodeCOAT by Yomi Sode2018-06-29T20:00:00+01002018-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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COAT by Yomi Sode
 
Africa Writes 2018Africa Writes 2018Literary & Education, Author Event.2018-06-29T20:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Africa Writes 2018
 
Warsan Shire In ConversationWarsan Shire In ConversationLiterary & Education, Author Event.2018-07-01T17:30:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Warsan Shire In Conversation
 
 
 

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Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 1 minute walk from British Library

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Jessie Reyez
Concerts | On 20th June 2018 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

The popular Canadian singer-songwriter who was named Breakthrough Artist of the year at the 2018 Juno Awards performs her pop ...More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 7 minutes walk from British Library

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
Emma Brownlow: In Focus
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Sea
Exhibitions | Until 2nd September 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Handel's Giulio Cesare
Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

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First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2018 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 8 minutes walk from British Library

Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South ...More

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Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Southbank Centre Beach
Southbank Centre Beach
Attractions 

Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Farmer J
Farmer J
Dining 

Bringing produce from British fields to the City, Jonathan Recanati's Farmer J offers protein- and ...More

 
London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sport 

After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, ...More

 
Yen Burger
Yen Burger
Dining 

Japanese urban-inspired restaurant in Borough offering premium Asian-influenced burgers....More

 
East Village Wellness Day
East Village Wellness Day
Sporting Events | On 23rd June 

East Village

Following on from World Yoga Day on 21st June, East Village presents the East Village ...More

 
Gillian Horsup
Shopping 

Vintage costume jewellery and accessories....More

Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
Queer And Now
Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Vegan Nights
Dining 

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Savage Garden
Savage Garden
Drinking 

All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
Paper Mill Studios
Paper Mill Studios
Business 

Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
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They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
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