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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd November 2017 to 8th April 2018
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
With no known culture in the world or history without religious beliefs, The British Museum explores the practice and expression of these beliefs with its new ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September 2017 to 14th January 2018
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Exceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture preserved in permafrost for ...More
 
 
 
The Business Of Prints
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018 - 10am
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The exhibition is in part based on the book The Print Before Photography by Antony Griffiths, published last year by British Museum Press....More
 
 
 
Myths Retold: Beowulf
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 5th November 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
Myths Retold: The Ramayana
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 10th December 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
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Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th to 22nd Oct 2017 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced following the uprisings that began in ...More
 
 
 
Keith Vaughan: On Pagham Beach: Photographs and Collages from the 1930s
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th October to 8th December 2017 - Various Times
British Museum, Pied Bull Yard, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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ABCD Carol Concert 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 6.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
Aura Satz And David Toop
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 30th November 2017 - 7pm-9.30pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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Martin Luther - Ein Neues Lied
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 28th October 2017 - 7.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Festival
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 22nd Oct 2017 - 9am
British Museum, Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
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Brigitte Subkov Plays Prokofiev
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7pm-8.30pm
British Museum, 5A Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 5th January 2019
British Museum, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
An American In Paris
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th March 2017 to 28th April 2018
British Museum, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described by The New York Times as ...More
 
 
 
The Vilnius Komitet And The Destruction Of Polish Jewry, 1939-1941
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
Frank Falla Versus The Foreign Office: The Fight For Compensation For Victims Of Nazi Persecution
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 7th November 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Book Launch: Female Administrators Of The Third Reich
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 31st October 2017 - 6pm-7.30pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Mists Of Memory - Giulio Potenza's Piano Concert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 18th November 2017 - 7.30pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
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The Horologists Trade Fair
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 - 7pm-9pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
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TCR Poetry presents: A celebration of Audre Lorde, with The White Review and Silver Press
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 7th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
In collaboration with The White Review and Silver Press, we will be celebrating Audre Lorde's work with readings from four phenomenal poets: Jay Bernard, Sophie Robinson, ...More
 
 
 
LEAP UK's Podcast Presents: Tom Wainwright (Narconomics)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 27th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
This month's live podcast recording features investigative author and journalist Tom Wainwright discussing his book Narconomics: How To Run a Drug Cartel...More
 
 
 
Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Pairing Masterclass
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 7th December 2017 - 6.30pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
In celebration of their new book, The Art of Mixing, the experts from Fever-Tree are bringing to you a gin & tonic pairing masterclass with a ...More
 
 
 
Mixtape: James Massiah, Charlie Dark, The Dead Can Rap
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 30th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
The first edition of Nick Makoha and Roger Robinson's Mixtape series is an Electro -Hip Hop poetic spectacular, featuring poet/DJ James Massiah; RunDemCrew's head honcho Charlie ...More
 
 
 
The Little Library Supper Club with Kate Young and Lucy Dearlove
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Join Kate Young for an exclusive supper club, in which she will bring to life The Women's Meal from Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own ...More
 
 
 
TCR Poetry | Little Island Press, with Daniel Roy Connelly, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Ella Frears
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Our collaboration with Little Island Press features readings from three diverse poets: Daniel Roy Connelly, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Ella Frears...More
 
 
 
A Gay and a NonGay present: David Bowie Made Me Gay
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 9th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
The UK's #1 LGBTQ+ podcast A Gay And A NonGay will be hosting a conversation with author Darryl W Bullock, whose latest book David Bowie Made ...More
 
 
 
The TCR Sci-Fi Showcase, hosted by Laurie Penny | Adrian Tchaikovsky, Justina Robson and Chris Becke
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 14th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
2017 has been a great year for sci-fi, from the release of Blade Runner 2049 and The Handmaid's Tale to Naomi Alderman's The Power winning the ...More
 
 
 
No Such Thing as a Fish: LIVE
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 31st October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Celebrate the launch of The Book of the Year with the team behind the award-winning podcast....More
 
 
 
Books Showoff
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 23rd November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
The first and best London comedy cabaret by and for lovers of literature...More
 
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Festival
Theatre | Until 22nd October 2017 

Senate House Venue Hire 3 minutes walk from British Museum

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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 28th April 2018 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
TCR Poetry | Little Island Press, with Daniel Roy Connelly, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Ella Frears
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 5 minutes walk from British Museum

Our collaboration with Little Island Press features readings from three diverse poets: Daniel Roy Connelly, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Ella Frears...More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Songs Of Resistance With Stanza Da Tre
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Poetry Cafe 6 minutes walk from British Museum

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Big Bad Funk Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th November 2017 

The Borderline 6 minutes walk from British Museum

A midweek spectacular with DJs spinning funk, soul, disco and Motown....More

Kerrang! Fresh Blood
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

The Borderline 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Up-and-coming metal and rock bands perform....More

The Debut Fiction Showcase: Gonzalo C. Garcia, Pajtim Statovici and Anneliese Mackintosh
Exhibitions | On 19th October 2017 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 7 minutes walk from British Museum

The Debut Fiction Showcase is a brand new quarterly event celebrating some of the best and brightest new literary talent, ...More

The Exorcist
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 7 minutes walk from British Museum

Adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier from William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel, the demonic possession of a young girl ...More

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Smoking Goat
Smoking Goat
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Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
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Smoking Goat Shoreditch
Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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Shake Shack the modern day 'roadside' burger stand ...More

 
The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
Dining 

Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
Claw Carnaby
Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

The Good Egg
The Good Egg
Dining 

Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
Bombay Bustle
Bombay Bustle
Dining 

The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
Entertainment 

200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
The Great Nordic Feast
The Great Nordic Feast
Foodie Events | From 20th October 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Part of the year-long Nordic Matters, the Southbank Centre hosts The Great Nordic Feast this ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
December in London 2017
December in London 2017
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Multi Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton comes to Victoria, Robert Lindsay reprises his role as ...More

 
 
 
 
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