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British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG†
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Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 6th March to 22nd June 2015
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Taking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art. The exhibition examines how ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Germany: Memories of a Nation
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 16th October 2014 to 25th January 2015
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
A 1953 Volkswagen Beetle and a porcelain rhino are just some of the many objects from a 600 year period on display at the British Museum's ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Witches and Wicked Bodies
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 25th September 2014 to 11th January 2015
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Co-curated by artist and writer Deanna Petherbridge, Witches and Wicked Bodies at the British Museum explores the changing depictions in prints and drawings of witches and ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Through spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: 50 Years That Changed China, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British Museum focuses on a little ...More
Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 22nd May 2014 to 19th April 2015 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper and a child, using cutting-edge technology ...More
Poetry In Music: Heinrich Heine And German Identity
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 24th January 2015 - 2.30pm-3.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Gavin Plumley, accompanied by pianist Sholto Kynoch....More
The Holy Land Lovingly Recorded And Documented In The Late Ottoman Period: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 15th January 2015 - 4pm-5pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Hisham Khatib explores westerners' observations of the Holy Land....More
From Goethe To Grimm: Panel Discussion
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 16th January 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Romanticism and nationalism....More
Germany's Sense Of Itself And The World's Sense Of Germany: Panel Discussion
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 23rd January 2015 - 7pm-8.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A look at the last 20 years of Germany's history....More
Poetry And Exile: Curator's Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 7th January 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A chance to find out more about the Museum's exhibits....More
Living And Dying: An Introduction To Aspects Of Different Cultures: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 16th January 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Sovati Smith....More
Egypt And Nubia Down To The Reign Of Ramesses The Great: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 10th January 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A 45-minute gallery talk by George Hart....More
Ming Ceramics In Context: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 12th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Jessica Harrison-Hall....More
The New World Disorder: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 6th February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With writer Tariq Ali....More
Street Art
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th December 2014 to 4th January 2015 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Contemporary works by urban and graffiti artists....More
Portraits And Propaganda From Augustus To The Modern World: Discussion
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 7th February 2015 - 2pm-3pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
This discussion examines the role of portraiture in supporting and subverting political power...More
The Long Lives Of Roman Statues: Public Monuments In Late Antique Aphrodisias: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 27th February 2015 - 6pm-7pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With RRR Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, Oxford University....More
Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite: The Story Of The Franc: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 5th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Thomas Hockenhull....More
Clothing And Adornment From The Pacific: Diversity, Designs And Social Change: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 26th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Natasha McKinney....More
Canan Tolon: Contemporary Art In A Museum: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 18th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Holly Wright....More
Metalwork In Japan, Past To Present: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 9th January 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Gallery talks are given by museum staff or guest speakers....More
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 25th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Sarah Longair....More
Ancient Egyptian Art And Nebamun: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 27th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Carol Andrews....More
Two Greek Friezes: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Richard Woff....More
Open University Study Day: The Renaissance Reconsidered: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 14th February 2015 - 10.30am-4.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
This study day features lectures, gallery talks and a film....More
Love And Lust In Greek Myth: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 14th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Carolyn Perry....More
Manifestations Of The Sun God In Ancient Egypt: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 7th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by George Hart....More
A Metallurgical Tour Through The Ancient World: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 20th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Paul Craddock....More
Little Boney Or Napoleon Le Grand': Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 24th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Sheila O'Connell....More
Glass Making, Cutting And Trading In The Sasanian Empire: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 21st February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Anne Haworth....More
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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2015 

British Museum

An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper ...More

Witches and Wicked Bodies
Witches and Wicked Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

British Museum

Co-curated by artist and writer Deanna Petherbridge, Witches and Wicked Bodies at the British Museum explores the changing depictions in ...More

 
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

British Museum

Through spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: 50 Years That Changed China, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British ...More

 
Hogarth's London
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Cartoon Museum 2 minutes walk from British Museum

The Cartoon Museum displays compelling images by English painter, printmaker and pictorial satirist William Hogarth in their exhibition Hogarth's London. ...More

The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
Seasonal | Until 30th January 2015 

Montague Ski Lodge 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Add some festive sparkle to your Christmas celebrations this year with a visit to The Montague Ski Lodge at The ...More

 
Memphis The Musical
Memphis The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

 
White Christmas
White Christmas
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Aled Jones, who made his name as the voice of The Snowman, makes his West End debut in White Christmas, ...More

 
War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
Once
Once
Theatre | Until 4th July 2015 

Phoenix Theatre 7 minutes walk from British Museum

Having taken Broadway by storm, winning eight awards at the 2012 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor, ...More

 
100% House - Vol 5 Boxing Day Showcase
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th December 2014 

Bloomsbury Lanes 7 minutes walk from British Museum

House and garage across two rooms courtesy of Denney, Pioneer, Funk Butcher, Lee Onyx, Ian Justo and many more, with ...More

 

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May in London 2015
May in London 2015

Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
London 2015: Fringe Theatre
London 2015: Fringe Theatre

Punchdrunk return with their biggest production yet and ZoŽ Wanamaker stars in Hugh Whitemore's play Stevie. Rachel Halliburton looks ...More

 
Antigone
Antigone
Theatre | 4th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Barbican Centre

Oscar winner Juliette Binoche takes the title role in a contemporary reimagining of Sophocles's Antigone at the Barbican this March. ...More

 
Inventing Impressionism
Exhibitions | 4th March 2015 - 31st May 2015 

National Gallery

A tribute to art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, of whom Moet said 'Without him, we wouldn't have survived', Inventing Impressionism at ...More

Step Up Challenge
Step Up Challenge
Exhibitions | On 8th March 2015 

Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street

Climb the famous 'Walkie-Talkie' building and two other London landmarks with a 6.1km run in-between them for the capital's latest ...More

 
You Me At Six and All Time Low
You Me At Six and All Time Low
Concerts | On 14th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

British rock band You Me At Six co-headline with American pop punk giants All Time Low at the O2 this ...More

 
Dara
Dara
Theatre | 20th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of ...More

 
Deluxe
Deluxe
Opened 14th November 2014 

Don't tell Rudolph! They're serving smoked reindeer with pickled blackberries, mascarpone and rocket at Deluxe, a temporary restaurant in Ely's ...More

 
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Opened 1st November 2014 

Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

Alan Yau, the restaurateur who created Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan, and Yauatcha, is behind this Turkish pizzeria on Shaftesbury Avenue. ...More

 
 
 
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