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Creative Response: WorkshopCreative Response: WorkshopA chance to draw, take a photograph or write a postcard.2015-04-19T11:00:00+01002015-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Creative Response: Workshop
 
Hew LockeHew LockeHew LockePast and present drawings, sculpture and wall reliefs by the Scottish artist Hew Locke explore the exercise of control over sea highways and naval power in this IWM Contemporary exhibition. The show features a large scale cord and bead wall drawing created especially for the exhibition, a transformed ship model and a painted photograph of HMS Belfa2015-04-19T10:00:00+01002015-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th February to 4th May 2015
Past and present drawings, sculpture and wall reliefs by the Scottish artist Hew Locke explore the exercise of control over sea highways and naval power in thi... More about this event
 
Object Conversations: TalkObject Conversations: TalkAn opportunity for families to explore objects from the collections.2015-04-19T11:00:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
Object Conversations: Talk
 
Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street StyleFashion on the Ration: 1940s Street StyleFashion on the Ration: 1940s Street StyleGas-mask handbags, blackout buttons and siren suits are not items considered fashionable today but in post-war Britain these were the sort of things that passed for the very latest innovations in fashion. On display in Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, an Imperial War Museum exhibition about coping in the face of adversity, these items are2015-04-19T00:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Fashion
DATES  5th March to 31st August 2015
Gas-mask handbags, blackout buttons and siren suits are not items considered fashionable today but in post-war Britain these were the sort of things that passe... More about this event
 
War Story: Afghanistan 2014War Story: Afghanistan 2014Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and NGO workers.2015-04-19T10:00:00+01002015-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
War Story: Afghanistan 2014
 
Holocaust ExhibitionHolocaust ExhibitionFilm footage, photographs and rare artefacts documenting the history of the persecution of Jews and other groups, before and during the Second World War.2015-04-19T10:00:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing
Holocaust Exhibition
 
First World War GalleriesFirst World War GalleriesFirst World War GalleriesVisitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new permanent First World War Galleries where visitors can discover the story of the war, how it started, why it continued, how it was won and its global impact. The exhibition, staged to mark the start of the Centenary of the First World War, lo2015-04-19T10:00:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th July 2014 to 31st December 2015
Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new permanent First World War Galleries where visitors ... More about this event
 
Visions of War Above and BelowVisions of War Above and BelowVisions of War Above and BelowA long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of War Above and Below examines the history of war in the air, and how it was viewed by artists from above and below. Highlights from the museum's art collection including Paul Nash's Battle of Germany and Alison Wilding's contemp2015-04-19T10:00:00+01002016-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  2nd April 2015 to 25th September 2016
A long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of War Above and Below examines the his... More about this event
 
IWM Contemporary: In Conversation With Hew Locke: DiscussionIWM Contemporary: In Conversation With Hew Locke: DiscussionThe artist discusses his work.2015-04-25T00:00:00+01002015-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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IWM Contemporary: In Conversation With Hew Locke: Discussion
 
Live Descriptive Tour Of The First World War Galleries For Blind And Visually Impaired VisitorsLive Descriptive Tour Of The First World War Galleries For Blind And Visually Impaired VisitorsAudio described tours for blind and partially sighted visitors.2015-05-03T09:30:00+01002015-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOn Soon
Live Descriptive Tour Of The First World War Galleries For Blind And Visually Impaired Visitors
 
Peter Kennard: Unofficial War ArtistPeter Kennard: Unofficial War ArtistPeter Kennard: Unofficial War ArtistA summary of a career spanning 50 years, Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist shows the imagery this political activist has created since his student days in the early 1970s. Starting with his Decoration painting series (2004), the exhibition moves on to look at his seminal STOP paintings from the '70s. In the 1980s his anti-nuclear campaigns and C2015-05-14T10:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free EventOn Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  14th May 2015 to 30th May 2016
A summary of a career spanning 50 years, Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist shows the imagery this political activist has created since his student days in t... More about this event
 
Imogen Stidworthy: The WorkImogen Stidworthy: The WorkAn audio installation constructed from interviews with soldiers who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yugoslavia.2015-06-04T10:00:00+01002015-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Free Event 
Imogen Stidworthy: The Work
 
Lee Miller: A Woman's WarLee Miller: A Woman's WarAn exhibition of photographs by the female war photographer Lee Miller, examining the impact of women's lives during the Second World War.2015-10-15T10:00:00+01002016-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road  Elephant and Castle    SE1 6HZ
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Lee Miller: A Woman's War
 
 
 

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War Story: Afghanistan 2014
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and ...More

Holocaust Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Film footage, photographs and rare artefacts documenting the history of the persecution of Jews and other groups, before and during ...More

Visions of War Above and Below
Visions of War Above and Below
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

A long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of ...More

 
Hew Locke
Hew Locke
Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Past and present drawings, sculpture and wall reliefs by the Scottish artist Hew Locke explore the exercise of control over ...More

 
Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Gas-mask handbags, blackout buttons and siren suits are not items considered fashionable today but in post-war Britain these were the ...More

 
First World War Galleries
First World War Galleries
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

 
Object Conversations: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

An opportunity for families to explore objects from the collections....More

Creative Response: Workshop
Kids Events | Until 17th May 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

A chance to draw, take a photograph or write a postcard....More

Emrys Baird
Concerts | Until 21st June 2015 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 8 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

The singer-guitarist performs a solo set of jazz, funk and soul songs....More

A Gala Celebration
Concerts | On 19th April 2015 

Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

Hugh Bonneville hosts a one-night tribute to Kevin Spacey's 11 years as Artistic Director of The Old Vic, featuring contributions ...More

 
 
 
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