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Hokusai: Beyond the Great WaveHokusai: Beyond the Great WaveHokusai: Beyond the Great WaveWithout Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a claim backed up by none other than the British Museum whose exhibition examines "the moment when European art started turning Japanese". Looking at the last thirty years of Hokusai's career, from around 1820 t2017-07-28T00:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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PRICING  Adult £12, concession £10, under 16s Free
DATES  25th May to 13th August 2017
Without Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a claim backed up by... More about this event
 
Where The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North AmericaWhere The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North AmericaTraditional objects from Northwest Coast Peoples spanning thousands of years, including ceremonial masks and rattles, woven robes and baskets, contemporary prints and jewellery.2017-07-28T10:00:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing
Where The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North America
 
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab ArtistsLiving Histories: Contemporary Arab ArtistsRecent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced following the uprisings that began in 2011 that have since resulted in full scale civil war.2017-07-28T10:00:00+01002017-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
 
Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ HistoriesDesire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ HistoriesCoins, prints and small sculptures highlighting the history of LGBTQ culture in a display marking the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, a giant step towards sexual equality.2017-07-28T10:00:00+01002017-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing
Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories
 
Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950Watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead Bone, Paul Nash, John Minton, Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland.2017-07-28T10:00:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
 
Scythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaScythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaScythians: Warriors of Ancient SiberiaExceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture preserved in permafrost for thousands of years. Through 200 objects dated between 900 and 200 BC, including exciting archaeological discoveries from burial mounds in the high Altai mountains, the 2017-09-14T00:00:00+01002018-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £16.50 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES  14th September 2017 to 14th January 2018
Exceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture prese... More about this event
 
 
 

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Where The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North America
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum

Traditional objects from Northwest Coast Peoples spanning thousands of years, including ceremonial masks and rattles, woven robes and baskets, contemporary ...More

Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum

Watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead ...More

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Exhibitions | Until 13th August 2017 

British Museum

Without Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a ...More

 
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

British Museum

Recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced ...More

Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

British Museum

Coins, prints and small sculptures highlighting the history of LGBTQ culture in a display marking the 50th anniversary of the ...More

Cocktails In The City: Summer Edition
Cocktails In The City: Summer Edition
Foodie Events | Until 29th July 2017 

Bedford Square Gardens 2 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Gathering the world's finest barmen and mixologists, from the city's 5-star hotels to its hidden basement bars, Cocktails In The ...More

 
The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 24th September 2017 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Usakos: Photographs Beyond Ruins: The Old Location Albums, 1920s to 1960s
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 5 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

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Indian Treasures
Indian Treasures
Exhibitions | From 2nd August 

Getty Images Gallery

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of ...More

 
KERB: Livin' On The Veg
KERB: Livin' On The Veg
Foodie Events | From 18th August 

West Handyside Canopy

KERB welcomes both vegans and meat-lovers to their latest event, Livin' On The Veg. The ...More

 
Shot Espresso, Victoria
Shot Espresso, Victoria
Dining 

With Allpress coffee and Antipodean-style breakfasts, Shot Espresso is a café, deli and aperitif bar ...More

 
Shot Espresso, Parsons Green
Shot Espresso, Parsons Green
Dining 

With Allpress coffee and Antipodean-style breakfasts, Shot Espresso ...More

 
Shot Espresso, Fulham
Shot Espresso, Fulham
Drinking 

With Allpress coffee and Antipodean-style breakfasts, Shot Espresso is a café, deli and aperitif bar ...More

 
The London Rum & Reggae Experience
The London Rum & Reggae Experience
Foodie Events | On 5th August 

Vauxhall Street Food Garden

Taking place at Vauxhall Street Food Garden, The ...More

 
Vauxhall Street Food Garden
Dining 

Open Monday to Friday throughout summer, the Vauxhall Street Food Garden offers local workers the chance to enjoy an al fresco lunch....More

Erdinger Oktoberfest
Erdinger Oktoberfest
Foodie Events | From 5th October 

Greenwich Peninsula

This autumn, German brewery Erdinger presents an authentic Oktoberfest experience in London. The brewery will ...More

 
Kew Science Festival
Kew Science Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th August 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

After launching last year, the Kew Science Festival is back this August. Taking over Kew ...More

 
BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live
Exhibitions | From 3rd August 

Blenheim Palace

Leave the city behind and enjoy a day out in the country this summer at ...More

 
The CoffeeWorks Project
Drinking 

An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
The Jump Off
Concerts | On 31st August 

Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
Dining 

Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
Foodie Events | On 1st August 

Lights Of Soho

Currently taking residence at Lights of Soho, Fiz ...More

 
Stoke Newington Overground Station
Transport 

London Overground station on the Lea Valley, Hackney Downs - Cheshunt and Enfield Town lines in Hackney, London....More

Mint Gun Club
Mint Gun Club
Dining 

Specialising in delicious apeĢritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
James Cochran N1
James Cochran N1
Dining 

Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | From 4th August 

Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental
Dining 

London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
Percolate Open Air
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 

Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
Best Things to do in London for an Adventure
Article 

Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
Luxury Hotels in London
Luxury Hotels in London
Feature 

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
Article 

Children bouncing off the ceiling? Little ones got ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
Best Small Museums in London
Article 

London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
Article 

There's no need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the ...More

 
Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
Article 

London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
 
 
 
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