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South Africa: The Art Of A NationSouth Africa: The Art Of A NationSouth Africa: The Art Of A NationExplore 100,000 years of South African history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks at the British Museum. South Africa: the Art of a Nation uses around 200 museum piece objects, arranged chronologically across seven key episodes, to tell the story of the region's history, the colonial period, apartheid, the birth of the 'rain2016-12-10T00:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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PRICING  £12 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES  27th October 2016 to 26th February 2017
Explore 100,000 years of South African history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks at the British Museum. South Africa: the Art of a Nat... More about this event
 
Maggi Hambling: Touch - Works On PaperMaggi Hambling: Touch - Works On PaperOver 40 works on paper from the contemporary illustrator, with some never-before-seen works exhibited.2016-12-10T10:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Maggi Hambling: Touch - Works On Paper
 
The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceThe Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild RenaissanceA gallery housing the medieval and renaissance pieces collected by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild MP.2016-12-10T10:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Waddesdon Bequest: A Rothschild Renaissance
 
Epic Sundays: The Kalevala (Where The Bear Sleeps)Epic Sundays: The Kalevala (Where The Bear Sleeps)Storyteller Nick Hennessey performs the famous Finnish epic.2016-12-11T15:00:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Epic Sundays: The Kalevala (Where The Bear Sleeps)
 
Festive And Seasonal MusicFestive And Seasonal MusicThe British Museum and British Library singers perform festive and seasonal music from many cultures to celebrate this special time of year.2016-12-16T18:30:00+00002016-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Festive And Seasonal Music
 
The American Dream: Pop to PresentThe American Dream: Pop to PresentThe American Dream: Pop to PresentThis spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of artists like Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol,The American Dream: pop to present takes us through fifty years of American art, from Pop art to the New York and West Coast scenes in the early 1960s to th2017-03-09T00:00:00+00002017-06-18T00:00:00+0100 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  9th March to 18th June 2017
This spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of artists like Jasper Johns... More about this event
 
Beyond the Great WaveBeyond 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 t2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
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
 
 
 

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Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Dance | Until 12th January 2017 

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

That great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on 23rd November, offering families a fun ...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

 
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2017 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar ...More

 
Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

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

Richard Farnes conducts two casts including singers Maria Agresta, Lianna Haroutounian, Anita Rachvelishvili and Dmitri Hvorostovsky in David Bosch's production ...More

The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

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

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...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

 
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Foodie Events | Until 11th December 2016 

21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

If you're a fan of Ferrero Rocher, you won't want to miss Dolce by Ferrero Rocher, a pop-up dessert destination ...More

 
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2016 

St Martin's Courtyard 2 minutes walk from Shakespeare: Staging The World

St Martin's Courtyard, a pedestrianised, pretty shopping district in Covent Garden, reveals its new Christmas Lights on Thursday 17th November ...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

 
 
 
 
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