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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 12018-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
 
The Wider EarthThe Wider EarthThe Wider EarthUnveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. D2018-10-19T19:30:00+01002018-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Theatre > Puppet shows
PRICING  £19.50-£79.50
DATES  2nd October to 30th December 2018
Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Ch... More about this event
 
Life in the DarkLife in the DarkLife in the DarkA new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh2018-10-19T00:00:00+01002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  Adult £14, concession £9.50, under 16 Free
DATES  13th July 2018 to 6th January 2019
A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n2018-10-19T00:00:00+01002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
DATES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on an... More about this event
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th 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 and a sparkling 30 foot Christmas tree. Additional attr2018-10-25T00:00:00+01002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  From £8.80 (Children), £12.65 (Adults), £39.60 (Family)
DATES  25th October 2018 to 6th January 2019
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th October. The 1,000 square ... More about this event
 
LatesLates2018-10-26T18:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Silent DiscoSilent Disco2018-10-26T22:15:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Luna Cinema HalloweenThe Luna Cinema HalloweenThe Luna Cinema HalloweenDescribed as "the kings of the outdoor cinema experience" (Tatler), The Luna Cinema is back for Halloween. Continuing its tradition of pairing movies with amazing locations, the spooky season will see traditional horror movies screened in the Natural History Museum's grand Hintze Hall. Films on the line-up are Blair Witch Project, The Silence of Th2018-10-28T00:00:00+01002018-10-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Seasonal > Halloween
PRICING  £26.50
DATES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th October 2018
Described as "the kings of the outdoor cinema experience" (Tatler), The Luna Cinema is back for Halloween. Continuing its tradition of pairing movies with amaz... More about this event
 
 
 

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The Art of Engineering: Panel Discussion
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2018 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...More

 
IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2018 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

The Science Museum celebrates 40 years of IVF with its major new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later. Exploring the ...More

 
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2019 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: ...More

 
Videogames
Videogames
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

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

Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully ...More

 
Fashioned From Nature
Fashioned From Nature
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

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

The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship ...More

 
The Future Starts Here
The Future Starts Here
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

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

A blockbuster spring exhibition, The Future Starts Here sees the V&A look at the power of design in the making ...More

 
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

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

The Victoria and Albert Museum's major fashion exhibition for 2018 puts the spotlight on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her ...More

 
Bach Bites
Concerts | On 19th October 2018 

Royal College of Music 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

Samuel Ali performs some of Bach's works for organ....More

Maximiliano Martin
Concerts | On 19th October 2018 

Royal College of Music 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The Principal Clarinet of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra joins RCM woodwind musicians for a lunchtime of clarinet performances....More

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Theatre | From 10th November 

Duke of York's Theatre

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" ...More

 
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Exhibitions | From 9th November 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exploring 300 years of history between Russia and ...More

 
Imperial War Museums Marks 100 Years Of Remembrance
Tours | On 11th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The Imperial War Museummarks 100 Years of Remembrance on Sunday 11th November with a two minute silence followed by Breaking the Silence - with performances from young musicians ...More

Remembrance Lecture
Exhibitions | On 6th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Asking "Why are we silent when conflict is loud?", this year's Remembrance Lecture questions the power and purpose of two minute silences. In 1919, the first national silence was observed to commemorate the end of ...More

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The Snowman
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Theatre | From 22nd November 

Peacock Theatre

Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 2nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged ...More

 
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Concerts | On 28th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Join celebrity readers Simon Callow and Brenda Blethyn, special guests, choirs and hundreds of fellow ...More

 
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Concerts | On 12th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Andrew Earis conducts a programme of Baroque works for solo and ensemble....More

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Exhibitions | From 21st November 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

From fairy lights to food, gifts to winter garden advice, the Ideal Home Show Christmas ...More

 
The Lore of the Land
Exhibitions | From 20th October 

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 ...More

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