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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
 
 
 
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th November 2014 to 31st May 2015 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....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
 
 
 
20th-Century Collectors And Modern Decorative Arts: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 13th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Helen Ritchie....More
 
 
 
Against Self Criticism: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 13th February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips delivers a lecture....More
 
 
 
Heart N Soul's Tilley And Ifeoma At The British Museum
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th and 17th February 2015 at 12noon-2pm & 18th February 2015 at 11am-4pm and 12noon-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Live performances and interactive art workshops....More
 
 
 
From Elephantine To Idumea: Contract And Commerce In The Persian Empire: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th February 2015 - 4pm-5pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With Bezalel Porten, Hebrew University....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
 
 
 
Learning My Lesson: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th February 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With Marina Warner, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London....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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Explorers And Tourists: Collecting Australia: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Rachael Murphy....More
 
 
 
French Treasures From The Renaissance To The Napoleonic Era: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Hilary Williams....More
 
 
 
The Enlightenment Gallery And The Roots Of The British Museum: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 6th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Margaret O'Brien....More
 
 
 
Education Among The Ancient Mexicans: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 28th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Elizabeth Baquedano....More
 
 
 
Curator's Introduction To Ancient Lives, New Discoveries: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th February 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Exhibition curator Daniel Antoine gives an illustrated introduction to the exhibition....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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Clay, Bark And Cane: Baskets, Vases And Containers From Native North America: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 4th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Max Carocci....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
 
 
 
Ceramic Technology In Ancient China: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 11th February 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Quanyu Wang....More
 
 
 
 
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Buddhism In Chinese Art: Talk
Exhibitions | On 30th January 2015 

British Museum

A 45-minute gallery talk by Iside Carbone....More

Curses! The British Museum's Unlucky Mummies: Lecture
Exhibitions | On 30th January 2015 

British Museum

Professor Roger Luckhurst explores the story of two items that are allegedly cursed....More

Counterflow
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Guanabara 6 minutes walk from British Museum

An evening of Latin and Brazilian entertainment, featuring dance demonstrations, DJ Limao playing soul, reggae, garage, D&B, swing, Latin and ...More

Joyriders
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th January 2015 

The Roxy 6 minutes walk from British Museum

The resident DJs spin pop, dance and disco....More

Hip Hop: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 27th February 2015 

University Of London Union 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Street dance classes....More

Amped
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

The Borderline 6 minutes walk from British Museum

DJs Little Chris & George (Cherry Cola) plus guests spin indie, alternative and electro/guitar pop....More

Chris Farlowe
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

The Borderline 6 minutes walk from British Museum

The singer, who was prominent on the music scene in the 60s, continues to perform rock, soul and blues. With ...More

Salsa
Sporting Events | Until 27th March 2015 

Salsa! 7 minutes walk from British Museum

Dance class....More

The Annual Big Lebowski Bash
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Bloomsbury Lanes 7 minutes walk from British Museum

DJs, live bands, comedy sketches, fancy dress and more....More

Royal Opera: Big Sing Fridays
Concerts | Until 6th March 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

Explore the world of opera and sing with music staff and guest artists in the Paul Hamlyn Hall....More

 

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Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
The Districts
The Districts
Concerts | On 3rd February 2015 

The 100 Club

The four-piece band who hail from Pennsylvania and who caused a sensation at SXSW last year comes to London's celebrated ...More

 
Torture Garden Love Doll Valentine's Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th February 2015 

The Coronet Theatre

Not for the faint hearted, the Torture Garden Love Doll Valentine's Ball will be a debauched evening of body art, ...More

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Dance | 17th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Peacock Theatre

Performing within an inventive stage design and accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, twelve Cirque Eloize acrobats ...More

 
The Baby Show
The Baby Show
Exhibitions | 20th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

Expert speakers including nutritionist and author, Annabel Karmel MBE, breast-feeding guru, Clare Byam-Cook and sleep expert Jo Tantum will be ...More

 
3 Billy Pigs (Ages 3-8)
Theatre | 18th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre

Beautifully crafted puppets tell the story of the Three Billy Pigs, a new show from Noisy Oyster for children of ...More

Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

 
 
 
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