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Harry Potter: A History of Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 28th February 2018
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the British Library presents Harry Potter: A History of Magic this autumn. ...More
 
 
 
Listen: 140 Years Of Recorded Sound
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th October 2017 to 11th March 2018 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
An immersive multimedia installation making innovative use of the library sound archives, to explore the significance of sound since the invention of the phonograph in 1877....More
 
 
 
Simon McBurney On Translation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 2nd October 2017 - 7pm-8.15pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Thelonious Monk: Modernist Pioneer
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 11th October 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
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PEN Pinter Prize 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 10th October 2017 - 7pm-8.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th June to 29th October 2017 - Various Times
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | At British Library
Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the British Library's collections....More
 
 
 
Robert Forster Grant & I In Concert & Conversation With Pete Paphides
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 25th September 2017 - 8.30pm
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 17th November 2017 at 8pm & Saturday 18th November 2017 at 5pm
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Theatre, Burlesque....More
 
 
 
Robert Forster In Concert And In Conversation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 25th September 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
World Burlesque Games - British Crown & World Variety Crown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes walk from British Library
Theatre, Burlesque....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oktoberfest at German Gymnasium
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 14th September to 1st October 2017
British Library, 1 King's Boulevard, N1C | 3 minutes walk from British Library
Perhaps London's most suitable location to celebrate Oktoberfest, the German Gymnasium is teaming up with Rothaus Brewery from the Black Forest to host their own festival ...More
 
 
 
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Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClub
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th to 30th September 2017
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
This contemporary piece exploring mortality makes for a "magnificently sly and witty dance theatre" (The Stage). It's been created by choreographer Frauke Requardt and director (the ...More
 
 
 
Joan Cleville Dance: The North
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 8th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A whimsical story of a young man's journey in search for meaning in an unpredictable environment blending elements from dance, physical theatre and puppetry....More
 
 
 
Pivot Dance
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Wednesday 18th October 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Dario Tortorelli's D No Body 5 and Sivan Rubinstein's Maps performed....More
 
 
 
Leviathan
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 10th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville's seminal novel Moby Dick as a titanic battle between man and nature, using his trademark blend of athletic ...More
 
 
 
Protein: Border Tales
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th to 18th Nov 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers' personal experiences. Border Tales looks at post-Brexit Britain ...More
 
 
 
Medea, Written In Rage
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th, 6th and 7th October 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Jean Rene Lemoine's re-imagined tale of the ancient Greek legend Medea, translated, adapted, and directed by Neil Bartlett and performed by Francois Testory....More
 
 
 
Igor And Moren: Andante
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Igor and Moreno's contemporary piece that explores perception....More
 
 
 
Caroline Bowditch & Company: Snigel And Friends
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 27th October 2017 at 1pm and 3.15pm & Saturday 28th October 2017 at 11.30am
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Snigel, the inquisitive snail, is preparing to go on an adventure. Before they set off, join Snigel in their cozy home underneath the leafy canopy; a ...More
 
 
 
Fresh
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
An evening of bitesize extracts from up-and-coming companies, including acrobatic works, modern, street and more....More
 
 
 
Let Me Change Your Name
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Let Me Change Your Name embodies the wit and choreographic complexity of Eun-Me Ahn's work, moving from deep solemnity through to nonchalant exhibitionism and psychedelic abandon....More
 
 
 
2Faced Dance Company: Outlands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A triple bill of contemporary dance that showcases and celebrates up-and-coming female choreographers Hemabharathy Palani, Roonita Mookerji and Emma-Jayne Park....More
 
 
 
The Humane Body
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 at 4pm, 6pm and 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
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Vincent Dance Theatre Shut Down
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 8pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
The theatre group joins forces with Audio Active, to premiere a modern dance piece which combines elements of street dance, testimonials and rapping....More
 
 
 
2Faced Dance Company: What The Moon Saw
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 20th December 2017 at 12noon and 3pm, 21st December 2017 at 1pm and 4pm & 22nd December 2017 at 11am
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Alone in the world and scared of the dark, young Jack opens his bedroom curtains to find a familiar friendly face, The Moon, who teaches him ...More
 
 
 
LiveVibe Samples & Interpolations
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 2nd December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 4 minutes walk from British Library
A rare opportunity for young artists from the world of dance, music and spoken word to present work in a professional environment, as well as the ...More
 
 
 
The Landscape
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th August to 24th September 2017
British Library, 8 Angel Mews, N1 | 4 minutes walk from British Library
Works by Josephine Callaghan and Sarah Cameron developed in parallel, looking at contemporary landscape and traditional notions of the term in relation to their interest in ...More
 
 
 
Bird On The Wire Presents: Adrian Crowley
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 6th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Library, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes walk from British Library
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
DesignJunction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Sep 2017
British Library, Good's Way, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 5 minutes walk from British Library
Held during, and a big part of, the London Design Festival, DesignJunction gives visitors an exciting insight into some of the most innovative products and creations ...More
 
 
 
Mega Spanish Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 10pm-6am
British Library, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes walk from British Library
The DJs will be presenting the best in dance, indie, pop, rock, reggaeton and R&B....More
 
 
 
 
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Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Hella Jongerius: Breathing Colour
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from British Library

Designer Hella Jongerius draws on years of research to present Breathing Colour at the Design Museum. The installation-based exhibition explores ...More

 
California
California
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from British Library

A landmark exhibition, California at the Design Museum is the first to examine a state's current global reach. From LSD ...More

 
California: Designing Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Design Museum 2 minutes walk from British Library

Picking up the story in the 1960s, the exhibition charts the journey from the counterculture to Silicon Valley's tech culture....More

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Leighton House Museum 4 minutes walk from British Library

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
The National Wedding Show
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 10 minutes walk from British Library

Everything for the bride and groom as well as help and advice on planning and financing the perfect wedding and ...More

Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from British Library

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from British Library

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Sebastiaan deKrom
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

The Troubadour 16 minutes walk from British Library

Dutch jazz and rock percussionist who has performed with Herbie Hancock and John Scofield, and teaches at BIMM London....More

Troubadour Sunday Night Jazz
Concerts | Until 31st December 2017 

The Troubadour 16 minutes walk from British Library

Weekly jazz night hosted by Sebastiaan De Krom and friends....More

WW1 Camouflage School
Tours | Until 24th September 2017 

Kensington Gardens 17 minutes walk from British Library

Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More

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Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

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
Article 

A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
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Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
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From historical grandeur to cutting edge contemporary, London is home to some of the ...More

 
Best Activities for Children in London
Best Activities for Children in London
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Children bouncing off the ceiling? Little ones got ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
Best Small Museums in London
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London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
 
 
 
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