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Egypt And Greece: Early Encounters: TalkEgypt And Greece: Early Encounters: TalkA gallery talk by Aurelia Masson-Berghoff.2016-07-29T13:15:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Egypt And Greece: Early Encounters: Talk
 
Sicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestSicily: Culture and ConquestIn 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicily: culture and conquest will explore periods when the largest island in the Mediterranean was under Norman and Greek rule, making it one of Europe's most progressive cultures. More than 200 o2016-07-29T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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PRICING  £10, children under 16 Free
DATES  21st April to 14th August 2016
In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by Julius Baer, Sicil... More about this event
 
Courting To Contract: Love And Marriage In IranCourting To Contract: Love And Marriage In IranA small display which celebrates the traditions associated with love, courtship and marriage in Iran and neighbouring regions. With drawings, illustrated manuscript pages, textiles and other objects.2016-07-29T10:00:00+01002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Courting To Contract: Love And Marriage In Iran
 
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsSunken cities: Egypt's lost worldsThe British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discovery by archaeologists. The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds will run for an extended six months and showcase how the exploration of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus - submerged2016-07-29T00:00:00+01002016-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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PRICING  £16.50, children under 16 Free
DATES  19th May to 27th November 2016
The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discover... More about this event
 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of RomeLight, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, shown together for the first time since 1805. The poster boy for the 'new Georgian' revival of interest in 18th century art, Towne's rural sketches and later large scale paintings of the Co2016-07-29T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st January to 14th August 2016
The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours made on his visit to Italy in 1780-1, s... More about this event
 
Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileKrishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian TextileExperience The Vrindavani Vastra, or The Cloth Of Vrindavan, a 17th-century, woven silk fabric with depictions of the life of the Hindu god Krishna during the time he lived in the forest of Vrindavan.2016-07-29T10:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Krishna In The Garden Of Assam: The Cultural Context Of An Indian Textile
 
The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceThe Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceA gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP.2016-07-29T10:00:00+01002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
 
Stories From The SeaStories From The SeaInteractive storytelling in the BP exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds.2016-08-12T11:30:00+01002016-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | Until 10th August 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Yuri Grigorovich's adaptation of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov's celebrated 1895 production, set to Tchaikovsky's score....More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

 
 
 
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