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Peking Opera - Performing Arts Crossing BordersPeking Opera - Performing Arts Crossing BordersLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-10-11T18:00:00+01002018-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Workshop - Understanding Peking OperaWorkshop - Understanding Peking OperaLiterary & Education, Dance Workshop.2018-10-13T15:00:00+01002018-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Peking Opera At The British LibraryPeking Opera At The British Library2018-10-13T16:30:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Workshop - Understanding Peking OperaWorkshop - Understanding Peking OperaLiterary & Education, Dance Workshop.2018-10-14T12:30:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, WarAnglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, WarTreasures from the British Library's own collection, spanning 600 years, including Beowulf and Bede's Ecclesiastical History, sit alongside finds from the recently discovered Staffordshire Hoard.2018-10-19T09:30:00+01002019-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
British Library, 96  Euston Road      NW1 2DB
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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War
 
ContagionContagion2018-11-02T18:30:00+00002018-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Medusa at the Crypt Gallery
Medusa at the Crypt Gallery
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

The Crypt Gallery 5 minutes walk from British Library

Theatre collective 27 degrees presents a site-specific piece inspired by the myth of Medusa through intimate sensory theatre, contemporary dance, ...More

 
Scala Cinema Book Launch Party
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2018 

Scala 6 minutes walk from British Library

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 7 minutes walk from British Library

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from British Library

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Scoop: A Wonderful Ice Cream World
Scoop: A Wonderful Ice Cream World
Foodie Events | Until 30th September 2018 

Gasholder 11 9 minutes walk from British Library

Ever wondered why you get 'brain freeze'? Want to wonder in a vanilla ice cream cloud? Both are part of ...More

 
Eye
Dance | Until 27th September 2018 

Camden People's Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Library

Susan Kempster's piece revolves around the micro dance of facial expressions....More

Forgotten Fiction: The Outsiders
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2018 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 11 minutes walk from British Library

Forgotten Fiction is a monthly book club where we travel back in time to rediscover 'lost' literary gems of the ...More

Voices from the Deep
Voices from the Deep
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 13 minutes walk from British Library

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
I Object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent
I Object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

British Museum 15 minutes walk from British Library

Journalist, historian and Have I Got News For You regular Ian Hislop has been on a mission to find stories ...More

 
Watermelon Slim
Concerts | On 26th September 2018 

The Blues Kitchen 15 minutes walk from British Library

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London Eye Flavour Adventure: London Cocktail Week
London Eye Flavour Adventure: London Cocktail Week
Foodie Events | From 1st October 

London Eye

The London Eye capsules become time traveling pods ...More

 
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
Exhibitions | From 10th October 

Barbican Centre

An exploration of how relationships can become a ...More

 
Bingo Academy
Bingo Academy
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 6th October 

The Kitty Hawk

After the success of the Social Bingo Academy and Underground Bingo Academy, the same pioneering ...More

 
Dick Whittington
Dick Whittington
Theatre | From 17th November 

Lyric Hammersmith

For its 10th anniversary pantomime production Lyric Hammersmith stages an all-singing, all-dancing version of Dick ...More

 
o t h e l l o m a c b e t h
o t h e l l o m a c b e t h
Theatre | From 5th October 

Lyric Hammersmith

Two of Shakespeare's most famous stories are uniquely ...More

 
Taj Express
Taj Express
Dance | From 2nd October 

Peacock Theatre

After a popular run here last summer, Taj Express returns to The Peacock, bringing dance, ...More

 
The Height of the Storm
The Height of the Storm
Theatre | From 2nd October 

Wyndham's Theatre

Jonathan Kent directs the world premiere staging of Florian Zeller's intimate drama about the fragility ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: Chotto Desh
Akram Khan Company: Chotto Desh
Dance | From 18th October 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

Contemporary dance as cross-cultural storytelling, Chotto Desh, meaning ...More

 
The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | From 6th October 

Science Museum

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition ...More

 
Screamfest
Screamfest
Seasonal | From 1st October 

London Dungeon

This Halloween, The London Dungeon is hosting Screamfest, its scariest event in 40 years. Billed ...More

 
Tom Dixon Shop London
Tom Dixon Shop London
Shopping 

Combining shop, workshop and office under one roof, Tom Dixon's shop in Coal Drops Yard ...More

 
The Parrot
Drinking 

Actor, DJ and producer Idris Elba is set to ruffle feathers with The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar within the Waldorf Hilton....More

Bean & Wheat
Bean & Wheat
Dining 

Adam Handling's Bean & Wheat coffee shop and deli in Hoxton houses a craft beer ...More

 
London Hotels for Art Lovers
London Hotels for Art Lovers
Article 

Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
Thousand Island
Entertainment 

Thousand Island is a new self-contained music venue and late, late night club, in what used to be Upstairs at The Garage on Highbury Corner....More

 
 
 
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