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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 t2017-06-25T00:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
 
Advanced Drawing Class With Jonathan EllisAdvanced Drawing Class With Jonathan EllisExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2017-06-30T10:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Inanimate VillageInanimate VillageSaudi Arabian artist Zahrah Al-Ghamdi presents a site-specific installation.2017-07-02T10:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Inanimate Village
 
UnearthedUnearthedThe Great Court will be filled by hundreds of hardback book covers placed side-by-side to cover sixty square meters of floor in an installation by Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj.2017-07-02T10:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Unearthed
 
Endlessly Creative: Hokusai's 70 Years As An ArtistEndlessly Creative: Hokusai's 70 Years As An ArtistLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-07-07T18:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Endlessly Creative: Hokusai's 70 Years As An Artist
 
Eye On Kiribati Culture: An Object Journeys Special EventEye On Kiribati Culture: An Object Journeys Special Event2017-07-07T18:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Eye On Kiribati Culture: An Object Journeys Special Event
 
The road to Fuji: celebrating HokusaiThe road to Fuji: celebrating Hokusai2017-07-07T18:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOn Soon
The road to Fuji: celebrating Hokusai
 
What Makes An Object LGBTQ'What Makes An Object LGBTQ'Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-07-07T18:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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What Makes An Object LGBTQ'
 
 
 

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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

 
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 British Museum

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

 
Cookbook Confidential For London Food Week
Leisure | On 25th June 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 7 minutes walk from British Museum

Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 7 minutes walk from British Museum

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 Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Mitch Winehouse
Concerts | On 25th June 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 8 minutes walk from British Museum

The jazz aficionado performs swing, bossa nova and jazz classics with his band to raise funds for the Amy Winehouse ...More

Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

Prince Edward Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrives in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Otello
Concerts | Until 15th July 2017 

Royal Opera House 8 minutes walk from British Museum

Starring Jonas Kaufmann and Gregory Kunde in the title role, Verdi's impassioned opera in four acts is based on Shakespeare's ...More

Royal Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | Until 4th July 2017 

Royal Opera House 8 minutes walk from British Museum

Ekaterina Bakanova and Corinne Winters lead two excellent casts in Richard Eyre's much-loved production of Verdi's most famous opera. Sung ...More

Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion
Concerts | On 25th June 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 9 minutes walk from British Museum

A monthly blues show featuring top performers from the world of jazz and blues music, co-led by pianist/vocalist Paddy Milner ...More

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Nobu Shoreditch
Nobu Shoreditch
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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
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Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
Dining 

Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
Dining 

Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
Dining 

The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
Dining 

A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
Dining 

Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
September in London 2017
September in London 2017
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The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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