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British Library, London

British Library, London

British Library, London - The largest tapestry in the world - woven by the Master Weavers of the Edinburgh Tapestry Compan, after the painting 'If not, not' by R B Kitaj

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library Interior

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library

British Library, London - On the tower outside the Friends of Library and Readers' room.

British Library, London - The Restaurant

British Library, London

British Library, London - British Library Interior

British Library, London - The four donors to the collections

British Library, London - One of the few tree artwork outside the main entrance

British Library, London - British Library Main Entrance

British Library, London

British Library, London

British Library, London - Mr Punch Statue At The British Library

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Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2017 

British Library

The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, ...More

 
Electricity: The Spark of Life
Electricity: The Spark of Life
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Wellcome Collection 8 minutes walk from British Library

Don't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an ...More

 
Nous Vous: Three Men In A Boat
Exhibitions | Until 11th June 2017 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

House of Illustration 9 minutes walk from British Library

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. Focusing ...More

 
Republica
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Library

In a fusion of anarchic theatre and dance, a flamenco dancer, a guitarist and a stripper reclaim the forgotten history ...More

Gracefool Collective: This Really Is Too Much
Dance | Until 28th May 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Library

Four characters wrestle with restriction, gender and performance of identity as they try desperately to work out which box they ...More

Dennis Of Penge
Theatre | On 28th May 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Library

Uplifting drama about a poor, heartbroken and outcast woman who meets an unprepossessing yet charismatic chicken shop employee, who promises ...More

Frantic 20th Birthday
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th May 2017 

KOKO 12 minutes walk from British Library

Celebrate the bank holiday with two rooms of pure classic hard house and trance anthems featuring Lisa Lashes, Signum, Andy ...More

#LondonTrending
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 14 minutes walk from British Library

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

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Red Rooster
Dining 

A Harlem institution that boasts Paul McCartney and the Obamas as some of its fans, Red Rooster comes to London in 2017. ...More

Prince of Peckham
Prince of Peckham
Drinking 

Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum ...More

 
Circus West Village
Circus West Village
Attractions 

On the western side of Battersea Power Station, connecting the riverfront with Battersea Park, Circus ...More

 
Pedler Peckham Rye
Dining 

Pedler peddles plates of griddled squid and frizzle chicken in Peckham Rye....More

No 29 Power Station West
Dining 

Darwin and Wallace adds to its portfolio of bars and restaurants - which includes No32 The Old Town and No197 Chiswick Fire Station - with No 29....More

Fiume
Fiume
Dining 

Italian chef Francesco Mazzei brings Fiume, a new modern Italian restaurant in the Circus West ...More

 
Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
Drinking 

The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in Charlotte Street in the heart of Fitzrovia....More

Vagabond Wines Fulham
Drinking 

The first and original Vagabond, this Fulham wine bar was set up in September 2010....More

CLAW
CLAW
Dining 

Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
Dining 

After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn ...More

 
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist ...More

 
Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...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

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
Best Pizza Restaurants in London
Best Pizza Restaurants in London
Article 

Discover the best pizza in London, where ...More

 
 
 
 
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