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David Hockney: Fourteen Poems From CP CavafyDavid Hockney: Fourteen Poems From CP CavafyA series of etchings published in 1967, inspired by the poet Constantine Cavafy's works about love and desire between men.2017-04-28T10:00:00+01002017-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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David Hockney: Fourteen Poems From CP Cavafy
 
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 t2017-04-28T00:00:00+01002017-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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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
 
Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950Watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead Bone, Paul Nash, John Minton, Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland.2017-04-28T10:00:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing
Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
 
Music Of The British Landscape 1850-1950Music Of The British Landscape 1850-1950A performance by students of the Royal Academy of Music perming music associated with the relevant exhibition.2017-05-19T18:30:00+01002017-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Music Of The British Landscape 1850-1950
 
Faiths In Tune: The Sixth London Interfaith Music FestivalFaiths In Tune: The Sixth London Interfaith Music FestivalA day-long celebration of music and dance from more than 15 religions. The event has been organised to promote inter-faith dialogue and provides an opportunity to meet faith communities and interfaith organisations from all over London.2017-05-21T09:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Faiths In Tune: The Sixth London Interfaith Music Festival
 
Beyond the Great WaveBeyond 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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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
 
Hokusai Beyond The Great WaveHokusai Beyond The Great WaveAn artistic journey through the last 30 years of Katsushika Hokusai's life, a time when he produced some of his most memorable masterpieces.2017-05-25T10:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Hokusai Beyond The Great Wave
 
 
 

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The American Dream: Pop to Present
The American Dream: Pop to Present
Exhibitions | Until 18th June 2017 

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This spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Benchmarks: New Prints By El Anatsui
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2017 

October Gallery 5 minutes walk from British Museum

A new body of print works by the globally-renowned sculptor from Ghana....More

Positivenegatives In Partnership With SOAS Presents: A Perilous Journey: Stories Of Migration
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 5 minutes walk from British Museum

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

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Key
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2017 

The Roxy 6 minutes walk from British Museum

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Canham
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Canham Restaurant serves up delicious British cuisine served using fresh ingredients in addition to wines sourced from small wineries....More

The Real Greek - Muswell Hill
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The Real Greek is passionate about authentic, traditional Greek food, and boasts unique sites across London...More

Valentina Battersea
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Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
Brixton Beach
Brixton Beach
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Brixton Beach

There's no need to venture far for a trip to the beach this summer as ...More

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

 
 
 
 
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