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RA Schools Show 2018RA Schools Show 2018Thirteen postgraduate students transform their studio spaces to present work developed over three intense years of dialogue and exploration whilst studying at the Royal Academy.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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RA Schools Show 2018
 
Royal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionThe Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition celebrates its 250th anniversary in 2018, and, to mark the occasion, the exhibition will be coordinated by Grayson Perry. Anyone can submit to the exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces are sifted through from relative unknowns to famous artists and members of the R2018-06-20T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
DATES  12th June to 19th August 2018
The Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition celebrates its 250th anniversary in 2018, and, to mark the occasion, the exhibition will be coordinated by Grayson... More about this event
 
The Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionThe Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionThe Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionHeld every year since 1769, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the world's longest running annual display of contemporary art. Staged to coincide with the 250th Summer Exhibition, The Great Spectacle tells the story of the annual show by featuring highlights from the past 250 years, on display in the RA's The John Madejski Fine Rooms. The exh2018-06-20T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
DATES  12th June to 19th August 2018
Held every year since 1769, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the world's longest running annual display of contemporary art. Staged to coincide with th... More about this event
 
250th Summer Exhibition250th Summer ExhibitionTurner Prize-winning ceramicist Grayson Perry curates this year's selection of over 1,300 artworks including Anish Kapoor's monumental sculpture Symphony For My Beloved Daughter in the courtyard and Banksy's Vote To Love.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Ongoing
250th Summer Exhibition
 
Tacita Dean: LandscapeTacita Dean: LandscapeLandscapes from around the world, from the unspoilt landscape of Bodmin Moor in England to the open rangelands of Wyoming in the American West to film a rare solar eclipse. Dean is a champion of photochemical film, yet her wide-ranging practice extends across a multitude of mediums.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-08-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Ongoing
Tacita Dean: Landscape
 
Invisible Landscapes: Act 1: HomeInvisible Landscapes: Act 1: HomeBarcelona-based architecture practice MAIO explores the impact of smart technologies, sharing economy platforms and apps on domestic spaces and how these may be altering the meaning of home.2018-06-20T08:00:00+01002018-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
Invisible Landscapes: Act 1: Home
 
Multiple Thoughts: Artists Make PrintsMultiple Thoughts: Artists Make PrintsLimited edition prints donated by Royal Academicians in celebration of the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary. Artists include Jennifer Dickson, Leonard McComb, Peter Freeth, Mick Moon, Grayson Perry and Allen Jones.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
Multiple Thoughts: Artists Make Prints
 
Chris Orr RA: The Miserable Lives Of Fabulous ArtistsChris Orr RA: The Miserable Lives Of Fabulous ArtistsGreat artists such as John Constable, Vincent Van Gogh, Louise Bourgeois, Pablo Picasso, Angelica Kauffman and Frida Kahlo are represented on paper using Orr's characteristic humorous visual language.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-08-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
Chris Orr RA: The Miserable Lives Of Fabulous Artists
 
Richard Deacon RA SelectsRichard Deacon RA SelectsSculptures from the RA Collection, many of them Diploma works presented to the gallery by new Academicians, which have been chosen to brighten a neglected space.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
Richard Deacon RA Selects
 
The Making Of An Artist: Learning About ArchitectureThe Making Of An Artist: Learning About ArchitectureArchitectural casts that were acquired to train student architects. Purchased from 1770 to 1870, many of these casts now include more detail than the classical Roman buildings themselves.2018-06-20T08:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
The Making Of An Artist: Learning About Architecture
 
The Making Of An Artist: Learning To DrawThe Making Of An Artist: Learning To DrawA display which illustrates how art, and in particular drawing, has been taught at the Royal Academy over the past 250 years and gives a glimpse of what happens now.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
The Making Of An Artist: Learning To Draw
 
The Making Of An Artist: The Great TraditionThe Making Of An Artist: The Great TraditionHighlights from the RA Collection are brought together to explore whether great art begins with nature, or begins with studying the great art of the past. The display includes an almost full-size 16th-century copy of Leonardo's Last Supper.2018-06-20T10:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOngoing
The Making Of An Artist: The Great Tradition
 
Mayfair Art WeekendMayfair Art WeekendExhibitions & Art, Art Fair.2018-06-29T11:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free EventOn Soon
Mayfair Art Weekend
 
Royal Academy Of Music: In Tune With The Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Of Music: In Tune With The Summer ExhibitionMusicians from the Royal College Of Music perform in situ, surrounded by artworks from the Summer Exhibition.2018-07-13T18:30:00+01002018-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Royal Academy Of Music: In Tune With The Summer Exhibition
 
Royal Academy Of Arts: Serpent And ShadowRoyal Academy Of Arts: Serpent And ShadowA Roman sculpture of a lost Greek original, the Laocoon, previously used as a teaching aid, is shown alongside historic objects from the Collection and artworks by RA Schools students.2018-08-16T10:00:00+01002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Free Event 
Royal Academy Of Arts: Serpent And Shadow
 
Renzo PianoRenzo PianoRenzo PianoHe has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the Pompidou Centre in Paris to The Shard in London and the new Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. In September 2018, Renzo Piano is the subject of the first annual architecture exhibition in theRoyal Academy of Arts' newly refurbished galleries in Burlington Ga2018-09-15T00:00:00+01002019-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  15th September 2018 to 20th January 2019
He has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the Pompidou Centre in Paris to The Shard in London and the new Whitney Museum o... More about this event
 
OceaniaOceaniaOceaniaExploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768,the same year Captain James Cook set sail on his first expedition from Plymouth on the Endeavour. The first major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom, this ambitious exhibition celebrates the2018-09-29T00:00:00+01002018-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  29th September to 10th December 2018
Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768,the same year Capta... More about this event
 
Klimt / SchieleKlimt / SchieleKlimt / SchieleSee some of the 20th century's most important works on paper by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele in The Sackler Wing of Galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts. Klimt's sketches for his seminal Beethoven Frieze, and unflinching self-portraits by Schiele - which due to their delicacy will not see the light of day again for many years - are included in t2018-11-04T00:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
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DATES  4th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
See some of the 20th century's most important works on paper by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele in The Sackler Wing of Galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts. Kl... More about this event
 
 
 

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250th Summer Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

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Turner Prize-winning ceramicist Grayson Perry curates this year's selection of over 1,300 artworks including Anish Kapoor's monumental sculpture Symphony For ...More

Invisible Landscapes: Act 1: Home
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Barcelona-based architecture practice MAIO explores the impact of smart technologies, sharing economy platforms and apps on domestic spaces and how ...More

The Making Of An Artist: Learning About Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Architectural casts that were acquired to train student architects. Purchased from 1770 to 1870, many of these casts now include ...More

The Making Of An Artist: The Great Tradition
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Highlights from the RA Collection are brought together to explore whether great art begins with nature, or begins with studying ...More

The Making Of An Artist: Learning To Draw
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

A display which illustrates how art, and in particular drawing, has been taught at the Royal Academy over the past ...More

Multiple Thoughts: Artists Make Prints
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Limited edition prints donated by Royal Academicians in celebration of the Royal Academy's 250th anniversary. Artists include Jennifer Dickson, Leonard ...More

Chris Orr RA: The Miserable Lives Of Fabulous Artists
Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Great artists such as John Constable, Vincent Van Gogh, Louise Bourgeois, Pablo Picasso, Angelica Kauffman and Frida Kahlo are represented ...More

RA Schools Show 2018
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Thirteen postgraduate students transform their studio spaces to present work developed over three intense years of dialogue and exploration whilst ...More

Richard Deacon RA Selects
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Sculptures from the RA Collection, many of them Diploma works presented to the gallery by new Academicians, which have been ...More

Tacita Dean: Landscape
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts

Landscapes from around the world, from the unspoilt landscape of Bodmin Moor in England to the open rangelands of Wyoming ...More

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On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

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The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
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Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
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Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
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Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre ...More

 
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Bringing produce from British fields to the City, Jonathan Recanati's Farmer J offers protein- and ...More

 
London Shuffle Club
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After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, ...More

 
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Japanese urban-inspired restaurant in Borough offering premium Asian-influenced burgers....More

 
East Village Wellness Day
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Sporting Events | On 23rd June 

East Village

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Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
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Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
Queer And Now
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Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, ...More

 
Vegan Nights
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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
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Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

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This Is Not For You
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Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
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