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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October 2014 to 20th January 2015
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination at the British ...More
 
 
 
Archives Into The Future
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Monday 5th January 2015 - 10am-8pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
A one-day symposium....More
 
 
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Russian Music
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th March 2015 - 2pm-4pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection....More
 
 
 
Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th May to 24th July 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its implementation....More
 
 
 
Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd March to 7th June 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy of Trollope's autobiography,...More
 
 
 
West Africa
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th October 2015 to 16th February 2016 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
An exhibition celebrating the cultural and literacy heritage of western Africa. Traditions, politics, faith, music, history and sound will be explored....More
 
 
 
Focus On Russia: Private View At The British Library Gorbachev & His Legacy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th March 2015 - 10.30am-12.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia, leading East European Curator of the British Library, takes us on 3 exclusive tours of extraordinary Russian memorabilia in the Library's unique collection....More
 
 
 
The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Goblin Market And Other Poems
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 12th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
With Joanna David....More
 
 
 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th November 2014 to 29th March 2015 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring the Arctic, and in particular, the ...More
 
 
 
Chris Priestly, Chris Riddell And Guests
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 17th January 2015 - 2.30pm-4pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
A special event for young adults and older children....More
 
 
 
Beano Annual 75th Anniversary Exhibition At St Pancras
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2014 to 5th January 2015 - 7am-9pm
St Pancras International Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 1 minute from British Library
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dark Circus Party New Year's Eve Special
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Wednesday 31st December 2014
The Grand Hall, Euston Road, WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Belle Epoque invites Londoners into their velvet-draped big top this New Year's Eve for a special Dark Circus Party. Moving from the Bloomsbury Ballroom to The ...More
 
 
 
2015 London Burlesque Festival - The Grand Opening Gala
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 15th May 2015 - 9pm
The Grand Hall, Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes walk from British Library
An array of national and international performers will be part of this colourful extravaganza, the opening gambit of the 2015 festival....More
 
 
 
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The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 1st March 2015
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre for a Christmas run. E Nesbitt's ...More
 
 
 
LAM Dance Company/Coegi/ODD Company: Sick And Tired/Rural Living/Ahimsa
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The companies perform pieces based on interactions with other people....More
 
 
 
Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project/The Long And The Short Of It Dance Company/Hannah K Vincent: Obst
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 31st January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A mixed programme of pieces....More
 
 
 
Fall Out/Fall Apart/A Dance For The End Of The World
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 12th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A programme featuring group and individual performances....More
 
 
 
FlickerrDance Company/Emma Deakin In Association With Shaky Isles Theatre/Guarini Dance Company: Ter
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A programme of choreographed works combining story, spoken word, and original sound and music....More
 
 
 
Jan Lee & Tim Murray-Browne/Katarse Ensemble/A&R Dance Company: This Floating World/Plastisphere/Pro
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A programme of physical theatre, dance and music to reflect contemporary issues....More
 
 
 
Marguerite Galizia/Joel O'Donoghue And Pete Yelding/Protocol Dance Company: Where Am I'/Dragging Wor
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 21st February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: Marguerite Galizia's piece inspired by a philosophical thought experiment; Joel O'Donoghue and Pete Yelding's take on the quirks of London ...More
 
 
 
Mountain Tsunami Productions/Yukiko Masui/Sean Graha: Myth/Unbox/Foreign Bodies/Race Tracks
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 14th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: David Walker's piece which draws on Eastern mythology; Yukiko Masui and Joseph Darby's intense duet and Sean Graham's interrogation of ...More
 
 
 
Our Physical Intentions/Herstory/Crossing The Line
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 14th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: AniCo's exploration of the way we interpret the world; Zosia Jo's love story with a painful and unloving twist; and ...More
 
 
 
Potatoes & Sauce/Triptych/Im Sorry You're Leaving
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 19th February 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance: New Tapestry's exploration of the bizarre truths embedded in coma dreams; Mara Vivas's piece about memory; and 2Dot's playful evocation ...More
 
 
 
RedTape Dance Company/Hannah Buckley/Rachel Burn: Pensar E Destruir/Woman With Eggs/Happening
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 16th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance works: a piece based on a poem by Fernando Pessoa; Hannah Buckley's exploration of the conflicting burdens and expectations of ...More
 
 
 
Sonambulas/Shift, Spin, Warp, Twine/Vote For Me!
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 15th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance theatre: Justyna Sochaj's piece exploring the world of dreams; Elise Nuding's multi-sensory piece; and Yann Allsopp's interrogation of electoral politics....More
 
 
 
Trivialis/Acts Of Attending/Let's Talk About Us
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 17th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Works by choreographers Chloe Aliyanni, Agnese Lanza, Julie Havelund, Georgia Heighway, Emma Houston and Silvio Sighinolfi about encounters....More
 
 
 
Bambula Project/Ashleigh Berry/201 Dance Company: Expanding Foam/Beside Ourselves/If You Leave
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 23rd January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Bambula is a multimedia art company present an exploration of dreams in, Ashleigh Berry presents a dance-theatre piece called Beside Ourselves and 201 Dance Company presents ...More
 
 
 
Estela Merlos/Joan Cleville/Jayne Port: My Dust Will Tell/Achilles II/Most Certainly Well Worth Know
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 24th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Estela Merlos presents aphysical performance called My Dust Will Tell, choreographer Joan Cleville presents Achilles II and Jayne Port performs text fragments called Most Certainly Well ...More
 
 
 
Out Of Order/Snakebox/Sara Black: Meeting Point/P.L.A.Y/Value For Money
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 22nd January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Out of Order present dance and aerial piece Meeting Point, dance and music performers Snakebox present P.L.A.Y and Sara Black performs her choreographed piece entitled Value ...More
 
 
 
Diptik, Pinch and Beautiful Confusion & Interregnum V
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 9th January 2015 - 8pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Three dance performances choreographed by Katarzyna Witek, Hannah Kew & Isabelle Cressy and Becka McFadden & Sheherazaad Cooper....More
 
 
 
 
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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
Lines In The Ice: Seeking The Northwest Passage
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

British Library

A display featuring early European maps, early Arctic photography and accounts by the Inuit population, examining the fascination to exploring ...More

Aladdin
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Shaw Theatre 2 minutes walk from British Library

A colourful and entertaining pantomime for all the family, with Ben Richards as Abanazar, La Voix, Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist, ...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 4 minutes walk from British Library

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, moves to King's Cross Theatre ...More

 
Soul Jam
Concerts | On 21st December 2014 

Elixir Bar 8 minutes walk from British Library

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Dawn Chorus
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

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Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Finding
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibition in response to the Museum's Collection and the Foundling Hospital story, with lecturers and students from Central Saint Martins ...More

Robin Ince's Christmas Ghosts
Comedy | Until 21st December 2014 

Bloomsbury Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Library

Five evenings of comedy and music and small potted histories on the last 4000 years of civilisation. The Ghost of ...More

 

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London saw more than its fair share of drama and fireworks in 2014 and is all set to see ...More

 
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Everybody has fond childhood memories of visiting Santa's grotto for the very first time.This Christmas you can treat your ...More

 
Game
Theatre | 23rd February 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Almeida Theatre

A new work from playwright Mike Bartlett, Game is set in the midst of a housing crisis. Directed by Sacha ...More

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: La Bayadere
Dance | 25th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre

In a new Royal Opera House commission pioneering British Asian choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh makes a fascinating return to her roots, ...More

Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | 15th January 2015 - 6th April 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
A View From The Bridge
A View From The Bridge
Theatre | 11th February 2015 - 11th April 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Ivo Van Hove's five star Young Vic production of Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge transfers to the Wyndham's ...More

 
Dishoom King's Cross
Dishoom King's Cross
Opened 20th November 2014 

The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
Jago Restaurant
Jago Restaurant
Opened Early December 2014 

Jago, the Shoreditch restaurant with Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influences, is the first solo form Louis Solley ...More

 
 
 
 
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