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Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd November 2017 to 8th April 2018
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
With no known culture in the world or history without religious beliefs, The British Museum explores the practice and expression of these beliefs with its new ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September 2017 to 14th January 2018
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Exceptional horsemen and warriors, the Scythians were powerful nomadic tribes of Siberia and this autumn the British Museum reveals their ancient culture preserved in permafrost for ...More
 
 
 
Hibiki Ichikawa
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017 at 2pm-2.45pm and 4pm-4.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The Tsugaru shamisen player from Japan, accompanied by the percussionist Akinori Fujimoto, performs two specially composed pieces inspired by European musical traditions....More
 
 
 
King's College London
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 6.30pm-7.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Musicians from King's College London perform a programme of seasonal music of devotion....More
 
 
 
Eugene Skeef
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017 at 12noon-12.45pm and 2pm-2.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The London-based percussionist, composer, poet, educationalist and animator performs world music from South Africa....More
 
 
 
Tenebrae
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The choir, accompanied by the Academy of Ancient Music, perform Bach's Mass In B Minor....More
 
 
 
Maya Youssef
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017 at 1pm-1.45pm and 3pm-3.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The Syrian musician brings a unique and innovative approach to playing the kanun, a traditional string instrument played across much of the Middle East, Central Asia ...More
 
 
 
Kabantu
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 26th November 2017 at 11.30am-12.15pm, 1.30pm-2.15pm and 3pm-3.45pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The Manchester-based five-piece plays a blend of roots, jazz and classical music from around the globe....More
 
 
 
Myths Retold: The Ramayana
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 10th December 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Emily Hennessey tells the story with musical accompaniment....More
 
 
 
The Business Of Prints
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018 - 10am
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The exhibition is in part based on the book The Print Before Photography by Antony Griffiths, published last year by British Museum Press....More
 
 
 
Keith Vaughan: On Pagham Beach: Photographs and Collages from the 1930s
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th October to 8th December 2017 - Various Times
British Museum, Pied Bull Yard, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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O Oriens! An Advent Cycle
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th December 2017 - 7.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
Concert For Peace In London - Greater Europe Peace Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 10th December 2017 - 3.30pm-4.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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Whizz-Kidz Christmas Carol Concert 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 6pm-9pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
The Word from Paris: A Homage to John Sturrock
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 28th November 2017 - 7pm-9pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
ABCD Carol Concert 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 6.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
Aura Satz And David Toop
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 30th November 2017 - 7pm-9.30pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 16th November 2017 to 20th January 2018
British Museum, 15 Montague Street, WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Add some festive sparkle to your Christmas celebrations this year with a visit to The Montague Ski Lodge at The Montague on the Gardens. From mid-November ...More
 
 
 
The Kindertransport: A Home Lost, A New Life Found'
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 - 6pm-8pm
British Museum, Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cabaret Club: A Christmas Cabaret
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st to 23rd December 2017
British Museum, Victoria House, 37-63 Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
A candy cane forest and a milk and cookies pop up bar... the London Cabaret Club has laid on a festive treat this Christmas. You'll enter ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017
British Museum, Victoria House, 37-63 Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Since finding a permanent home at the Bloomsbury Ballroom, the London Cabaret Club have wowed audiences week after week with their shows and New Year's Eve ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 5th January 2019
British Museum, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 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 transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
CPotential Giggle And Give Gala Dinner
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 29th November 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, Victoria House, 37-63 Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
An American In Paris
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th March 2017 to 28th April 2018
British Museum, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 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 by The New York Times as ...More
 
 
 
Book Launch: The Evian Conference Of 1938 And The Jewish Refugee Crisis
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 23rd November 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Artist's Talk: Hassan Massoudy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 7th December 2017 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
Hassan Massoudy: Breath, Gesture And Light
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th December 2017 to 27th January 2018 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
The Horologists Trade Fair
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 - 7pm-9pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
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Picasso and The Ballets Russes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th March 2018
British Museum, 6 Queen Square, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
The Style, Loves and Art of Frida Kahlo
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 24th May 2018
British Museum, 6 Queen Square, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
 
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The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
Seasonal | Until 20th January 2018 

Montague Ski Lodge 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Add some festive sparkle to your Christmas celebrations this year with a visit to The Montague Ski Lodge at The ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

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 28th April 2018 

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

 
Book Launch: The Evian Conference Of 1938 And The Jewish Refugee Crisis
Exhibitions | On 23rd November 2017 

The Wiener Library 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

The last Books Showoff of 2017
Exhibitions | On 23rd November 2017 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 5 minutes walk from British Museum

The first and best London comedy cabaret by and for lovers of literature...More

80,000 Gallons to a Lock: a Canal Laureate reading with Luke Kennard
Exhibitions | On 23rd November 2017 

The Poetry Cafe 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Literary & Education, Poetry....More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

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

 
Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seasonal | Until 9th December 2017 

Seven Dials 6 minutes walk from British Museum

See the Seven Dials Christmas lights installation being launched and get your gifts wrapped up for free at the Seven ...More

 
Newton Faulkner
Concerts | Until 24th November 2017 

University Of London Union 6 minutes walk from British Museum

The singer-songwriter and guitarist from Surrey, best known for his top 10 single Dream Catch Me, performs folk-rock....More

Only Girl
Concerts | On 23rd November 2017 

The Borderline 6 minutes walk from British Museum

The singer-songwriter plays understated pop with soaring R&B infused melodies....More

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Paloma Faith
Paloma Faith
Concerts | On 14th March 

The O2 Arena

Paloma Faith, the London-hailing soul-pop singer-songwriter, well known for her quirky, eccentric style, goes on ...More

 
Rag 'n' Bone Man
Rag 'n' Bone Man
Concerts | On 8th March 

Alexandra Palace

BRIT Award winner Rory Graham, aka Rag 'n' Bone Man, plays his biggest show to ...More

 
Pressure
Pressure
Theatre | From 28th March 

Park Theatre

John Dove directs David Haig, Malcolm Sinclair and Laura Rogers in the Royal Lyceum Theatre ...More

 
Morrissey
Morrissey
Concerts | On 7th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The singer-songwriter who rose to prominence as lead vocalist for 80s band, The Smiths, plays ...More

 
Sutra
Sutra
Dance | From 26th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

An award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks ...More

 
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Theatre | From 16th March 

Piccadilly Theatre

Pop Idol winner Will Young plays the brand ...More

 
Tina
Tina
Theatre | From 21st March 

Aldwych Theatre

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
Dance | From 10th February 

The O2 Arena

Strictly champion Ore Oduba and judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli appear at the live version of the popular, glitzy BBC television show. The live ...More

Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
Dance | From 8th February 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Strictly champion Ore Oduba appears at the live version of the popular, glitzy BBC television show, along with judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli. The ...More

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Viktor
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Viktor
Dance | From 8th February 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Deep in the muddy depths of a grave ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
Dining 

Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Dining 

Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
Article 

No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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