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Charles I: King and CollectorCharles I: King and CollectorCharles I: King and CollectorDuring his reign, from 1625 until his execution in 1649, King Charles I acquired and commissioned masterpieces from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. In January 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts, in partnership with Royal Collection Trust, presents Charles I: King and Collector, a landmark exhibition that reunites the most exceptional art col2018-02-22T10:00:00+00002018-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £18, concs £12, under 16s Free
DATES  27th January to 15th April 2018
During his reign, from 1625 until his execution in 1649, King Charles I acquired and commissioned masterpieces from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. I... More about this event
 
From LifeFrom LifeFrom LifeLooking to the past, present and future of one of the cornerstones of artistic process, the Royal Academy asks what it means to make art From Life, and how the practice is evolving as technology opens up new ways of making and seeing. Historic paintings by artists like Johann Zoffany RA are displayed alongside works by contemporary artists, includi2018-02-22T10:00:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  £14
DATES  11th December 2017 to 11th March 2018
Looking to the past, present and future of one of the cornerstones of artistic process, the Royal Academy asks what it means to make art From Life, and how the... More about this event
 
London Original Print FairLondon Original Print FairLondon Original Print FairThe London Original Print Fair, the world's longest running specialist fair dedicated to prints, returns to the Royal Academy of Arts for the 33rd time in 2018, gathering 50 of the world's leading print dealers together at the prestigious London art gallery. It's a chance to see exquisite etchings, engravings, linocuts and lithographs from all peri2018-05-03T00:00:00+01002018-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
PRICING  £12 (Adults), £8 (Concessions)
DATES  3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th May 2018
The London Original Print Fair, the world's longest running specialist fair dedicated to prints, returns to the Royal Academy of Arts for the 33rd time in 2018... More about this event
 
RA250: The New Royal Academy of ArtsRA250: The New Royal Academy of ArtsRA250: The New Royal Academy of ArtsOn 19th May 2018 the Royal Academy of Arts opens the doors to new spaces for displays, a 250-seat lecture hall, immersive architecture installations, projects by students from the RA art school and one two-acre campus, unified for the first time. Celebrating its 250th birthday in style, the RA's two buildings, Burlington House on Piccadilly and Bur2018-05-19T00:00:00+01002018-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
DATES  Saturday 19th May 2018
On 19th May 2018 the Royal Academy of Arts opens the doors to new spaces for displays, a 250-seat lecture hall, immersive architecture installations, projects ... More about this event
 
Royal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionRoyal Academy Summer ExhibitionThe Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition celebrates its 250th anniversary in 2018, and, to mark the occasion, the exhibition will be coordinated by Grayson Perry. Anyone can submit to the exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces are sifted through from relative unknowns to famous artists and members of the R2018-06-12T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
DATES  12th June to 19th August 2018
The Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition celebrates its 250th anniversary in 2018, and, to mark the occasion, the exhibition will be coordinated by Grayson... More about this event
 
The Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionThe Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionThe Great Spectacle: 250 Years of the Summer ExhibitionHeld every year since 1769, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the world's longest running annual display of contemporary art. Staged to coincide with the 250th Summer Exhibition, The Great Spectacle tells the story of the annual show by featuring highlights from the past 250 years, on display in the RA's The John Madejski Fine Rooms. The exh2018-06-12T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
DATES  12th June to 19th August 2018
Held every year since 1769, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the world's longest running annual display of contemporary art. Staged to coincide with th... More about this event
 
Renzo PianoRenzo PianoRenzo PianoHe has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the Pompidou Centre in Paris to The Shard in London and the new Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. In September 2018, Renzo Piano is the subject of the first annual architecture exhibition in theRoyal Academy of Arts' newly refurbished galleries in Burlington Ga2018-09-15T00:00:00+01002019-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  15th September 2018 to 20th January 2019
He has designed some of the most striking buildings in our modern cities, from the Pompidou Centre in Paris to The Shard in London and the new Whitney Museum o... More about this event
 
OceaniaOceaniaOceaniaExploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768,the same year Captain James Cook set sail on his first expedition from Plymouth on the Endeavour. The first major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom, this ambitious exhibition celebrates the2018-09-29T00:00:00+01002018-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  29th September to 10th December 2018
Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768,the same year Capta... More about this event
 
Klimt / SchieleKlimt / SchieleKlimt / SchieleSee some of the 20th century's most important works on paper by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele in The Sackler Wing of Galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts. Klimt's sketches for his seminal Beethoven Frieze, and unflinching self-portraits by Schiele - which due to their delicacy will not see the light of day again for many years - are included in t2018-11-04T00:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  TBC
DATES  4th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
See some of the 20th century's most important works on paper by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele in The Sackler Wing of Galleries at the Royal Academy of Arts. Kl... More about this event
 
 
 

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Criterion Theatre 5 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 16th March 2018 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 6 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Theatre | Until 21st April 2018 

Apollo Theatre 6 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 22nd February 2018 

Bar Rumba 6 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Carey Marx, David Tsonos, Adam Riley and a guest take their place on the stage, introduced by Pete Jonas....More

The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 22nd February 2018 

Comedy Store 6 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Impassioned rants about the ups and downs of everyday life from Canadian emigree Allyson June Smith. Plus Marlon Davis, Micky ...More

The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 19th May 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 7 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party
Theatre | Until 14th April 2018 

Harold Pinter Theatre 7 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

A trio of Olivier Award winners, Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan, star in Harold Pinter's darkly comic thriller ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
The Book Of Mormon
The Book Of Mormon
Theatre | Until 31st March 2018 

Prince of Wales Theatre 7 minutes walk from Royal Academy Of Arts

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

 

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Mick's Garage
Mick's Garage
Drinking 

Coming from Crate Brewery - their tap room is across the yard - it's ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Exhibitions | From 1st March 

National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Foodie Events | On 12th March 

Duck & Waffle

Enjoy fine dining surrounded by 15 different types ...More

 
Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Article 

Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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