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Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei returns to the Lisson Gallery for his third exhibition this May, for which he has created a new installation of bicycles for his ongoing series 'Forever'. The exhibition will also feature domestic-scale copies of objects personal to the artist, made from a variety of materials ranging from wood to crystal. Among these will be his father's armchair, various handmade facsimiles of coat hangers and handcuffs, and wooden handles taken from Beijing taxis. Some of the sculptures also make reference to Weiwei's 81 days in detention in 2011.

 

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Ai Weiwei  Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery  

Ai Weiwei - Forever, 2013 Courtesy of Ai Weiwei and the Lisson Gallery

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Hilton London Metropole Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  28% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £187  21% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
Norfolk Towers Paddington
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £69  24% off
34 Norfolk Place, W2 | 7 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Fully refurbished in 2014 and a few minutes walk of Hyde Park, this budget hotel is in a great location to explore sights and attractions. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Rhiannon Brace Dance: Baby
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August 2017 - 11.30am-12.30pm
Ai Weiwei, Gateforth Street, NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The choreographer tells the story of her birth to two of the most clueless parents, into a world of giant teddy bears, music box ballerinas, pop ...More
 
 
 
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A Destiny With Death
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017 at 7pm & Sunday 20th August 2017 at 8pm
Ai Weiwei, Gateforth Street, NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Dead No More Productions presents Demetri Turin's comedy about the fate of Mike who is placed back on earth for a test that will determine whether ...More
 
 
 
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Sorry I Killed Your Cat
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August 2017 at 5.30pm & 21st and 22nd August 2017 at 7pm
Ai Weiwei, Gateforth Street, NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Lost Fragments presents a hilarious piece of new writing about keeping up false appearances, broken relationships and alcohol....More
 
 
 
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Ai Weiwei
This revered ancient cricket ground has been the site of many a historic victory and many more England batting collapses. While Lord's Cricket Ground has long ... More
 
 
 
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Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Ai Weiwei
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
 
 
 
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Subway Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 2 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Take the pedestrian subway below Edgware Road and Harrow Road and you'll come across a hidden corner of culture in the Subway Gallery. Situated under landmarks ... More
 
 
 
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W2 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
A modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways, Merchant Square is home to shops, restaurants and businesses as ... More
 
 
 
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The Girl Can't Help It
London > Shopping > Clothing
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
This is a veritable treasure trove of sumptuous, genuine, vintage clothing put together by Sparkle Moore and Cad van Swankster and housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Alfie's Antique Market
London > Shopping > Markets
13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
 
 
 
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The Dresser
London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Porchester Place, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Eric Clapton regularly donates his clothes to The Dresser. That should give you an idea of the stylish second hand gear available here. High end designer ... More
 
 
 
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Seashell
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
49 Lisson Grove, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Dinings
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
22 Harcourt Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1H | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Where can you get Nobu food at Yo-Sushi prices? Answer: Dinings. Owner Tomonari Chiba is an ex-Nobu chef and it certainly shows in the quality of ... More
 
 
 
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Firebrand Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
41-43 Lisson Grove, NW1 | 3 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Classic Neapolitan pizzas are the mainstay of Firebrand Pizza , made by head chef Moreno De Marco who's passionate about these wood fired ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 18 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 19 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Floating Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Merchant Square, Paddington, W2 | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury ESPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre swimming pool. ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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The Green Man
London > Nightlife > Pubs
308 Edgware Road, W2 | 2 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Taking previously run down neighbourhood pubs and preserving them by adding backpacker hostels to the upper floors, PubLove operates six leased pubs across London. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 4 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 6 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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The Dog House
London > Nightlife > Bars
62 Seymour Street , W1H | 10 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Located beneath Italian restaurant Bernardi's . The Dog House is a playful basement cocktail bar that serves classic and modern Italian cocktails as well as Negroni, ... More
 
 
 
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Ai Weiwei
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 12 minutes from Ai Weiwei
The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine bar in Marylebone. Behind a mock-Tudor front, ... More
 
 
 
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 20 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 21 minutes from Ai Weiwei
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Santiago SierraSantiago SierraThe provocative artist, known for his politically and socially charged work, presents a solo exhibition featuring a large-scale, site-specific installation.2017-08-21T10:00:00+01002017-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
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Santiago Sierra
A Still Life By ChardinA Still Life By ChardinWorks in a variety of media, exploring the contemporary legacy of the ill-fated Parisian artist, by Audrey Barker, Hanne Darboven, Moyra Davey, Jef Geys, Dan Graham, Pati Hill, Henrik Olesen, Cameron Rowland, Maud Sulter, B Wurtz, Trisha Donnelly and Laurie Parsons.2017-08-21T10:00:00+01002017-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lisson Gallery, 52-54  Bell Street      NW1 5DA
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Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical returns to the Open Air Theatre once again this year, concluding the ...More

 
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Frieze's first summer exhibition in Regent's Park brings together 25 new and significant works by leading 20th-century and contemporary artists ...More

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