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Visions Of War Above And BelowVisions Of War Above And BelowPaintings and drawings from the First World War through to the present day, from abstract views of bombing raids and detailed depictions of life in submarines.2017-02-20T10:00:00+00002017-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Visions Of War Above And Below
 
IWM Contemporary: Mahwish ChishtyIWM Contemporary: Mahwish ChishtyThe first UK exhibition by the Pakistan-born artist, whose work combines silhouettes of military drones with decorative Pakistani folk art patterns to highlight the way in which the presence of foreign drones over Pakistan has become a feature of the physical, psychological and cultural environment of the country.2017-02-20T10:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
IWM Contemporary: Mahwish Chishty
 
Afghanistan: Reflections On HelmandAfghanistan: Reflections On HelmandObjects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated conflict.2017-02-20T10:00:00+00002017-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
 
Edmund Clark: War Of TerrorEdmund Clark: War Of TerrorA thought-provoking and immersive exhibition by the artist-photographer, which explores the hidden experiences of state control during the Global War On Terror.2017-02-20T10:00:00+00002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
Edmund Clark: War Of Terror
 
People Power: Fighting For PeacePeople Power: Fighting For PeacePeople Power: Fighting For PeaceThe Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, People Power: Fighting for Peace. Taking a journey from the First World War to the present day, the exhibition brings together over 300 objects, including paintings, literature, posters, banners and music, to tell the story2017-03-23T10:00:00+00002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  Adult £10, child £5, concession £7, members Free
DATES  23rd March to 28th August 2017
The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, People Power: Fighting for Peace... More about this event
 
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaSergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaSergey Ponomarev: A Lens on SyriaPart of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria - Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria at the Imperial War Museum is the first UK exhibition of photographs by the Russian documentary photographer. Bringing together colour prints and digital media, the exhibition will feature Assad's S2017-04-27T00:00:00+01002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  27th April to 3rd September 2017
Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria - Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria at the ... More about this event
 
 
 

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Rosalind Ventris & Richard Uttley
Concerts | On 20th February 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The viola and piano pairing performs Brahms's Sonata In F Minor Op 120 No 1 and...More

Australia's Impressionists
Australia's Impressionists
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of ...More

 
Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and ...More

 
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has ...More

 
Death Takes A Holiday
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Charing Cross Theatre 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

In the aftermath of the First World War in northern Italy, Death disguises himself as a handsome prince and unexpectedly ...More

Popcorn
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th May 2017 

Heaven 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

Resident DJs spin your weekly dose of house, dance and R&B....More

Antony Gormley: Object
Antony Gormley: Object
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

A life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall ...More

 
Luc Tuymans: Glasses
Luc Tuymans: Glasses
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

"Glasses bring a kind of distortion to the face," says Antwerp-based artist, Luc Tuymans, whose paintings of spectacle wearing sitters ...More

 
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016
Exhibitions | Until 26th February 2017 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

Claudio Rasano's photograph of a Johannesburg schoolboy won this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize prize while other shortlisted entries ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 

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The Spring Knitting And Stitching Show
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The Old Truman Brewery

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Sporting Events | On 2nd April 

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Exhibitions | From 2nd April 

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St John's Smith Square

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Explore the history of Mother's Day, and how ...More

 
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