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Sicily: Culture and Conquest
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st April to 14th August 2016
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on the island of Sicily. Sponsored by ...More
 
 
 
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Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 27th November 2016
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent ...More
 
 
 
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Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st January to 14th August 2016
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with all 75 of his beautiful watercolours ...More
 
 
 
Curator's Introduction To The BP Exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 10th June 2016 - 3pm-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
An introduction from a museum curator....More
 
 
 
Egyptian Photo Booth
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 4th June 2016 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Turn yourself into a pharaoh or an Egyptian god....More
 
 
 
Ice Age Animation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 5th June 2016 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Animate Ice Age animals using stop-motion software....More
 
 
 
Faiths In Tune - 5th London Interfaith Music Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 22nd May 2016 - 9am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
A wide selection of artists perform their religious music at this mixed-faith event....More
 
 
 
Collecting Gems, Cameos And Intaglios In The Age Of Enlightenment
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 7th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Anne Haworth, independent speaker....More
 
 
 
Conservation In Focus: Casting Nature In Silver
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 18th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Maickel Van Bellegem...More
 
 
 
Curator's Introduction To Sicily: Culture And Conquest: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
With Peter Higgs....More
 
 
 
Dining With The Dead: Consumption, Commemoration And Catering In Etruria
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 13th May 2016 - 6pm-7pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
The Barker Etruscan Lecture given by Lisa Pieraccini, Project Director, Centre for the Study of Ancient Italy at the University of California, Berkeley....More
 
 
 
Drawn To Sicily: Early British Exploration Of The Classical World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 11th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Celeste Farge....More
 
 
 
Foreign Pharaohs: The Persian Conquest Of Egypt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by George Hart....More
 
 
 
The Greeks In Southern Italy And Sicily
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 27th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Peter Higgs....More
 
 
 
How To Be Roman In Roman Britain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 10th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Katharine Hoare....More
 
 
 
Jade, Turquoise And Gold In Ancient Mexico
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 28th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Elizabeth Baquedano, UCL....More
 
 
 
Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To Rome
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Dr Jonny Yarker....More
 
 
 
Maudslay At Copan: British Explorations In The Maya Area
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Claudia Zert, UCL....More
 
 
 
Postcards From The Middle East
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 24th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Seonaid Rogers....More
 
 
 
Guardian Local Event: Insider's View: Sicily - Culture And Conquest
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 6pm-8.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More
 
 
 
Teen Filmmaking Skills Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 8th May 2016 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
A chance for teenagers to learn the skills...More
 
 
 
Multiculturalism In Norman And Hohenstaufen Sicily
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 16th June 2016 - 1.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Oxford University's Jeremy Johns delivers this informative and illustrated lecture....More
 
 
 
The English And Their History
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 13th June 2016 - 6.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
With Professor Robert Tombs....More
 
 
 
Music From Alexander The Great's Empire
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th June 2016 - 6pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved performs music by Macedonian composer Mihailo Trandafilovski, American composer Michael Alec Rose and Australian composer Sadie Harrison....More
 
 
 
Beneath The Waves: Ancient Sunken Cities
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 1st, 2nd and 3rd June 2016 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Child friendly activities....More
 
 
 
An Architectural Walk Around The British Museum
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Saturday 14th May 2016 - 1.15pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery tour by Margaret O'Brien....More
 
 
 
The Way Of Tea
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 27th May 2016 at 2pm and 3pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Tea-making demonstrations accompanied by a talk....More
 
 
 
'When This You See Remember Me': Love Tokens And Their Stories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 12th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Talk by Bridget Millmore....More
 
 
 
Animate Celtic Craft
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 21st May 2016 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
A chance for children to make individual Celtic designs....More
 
 
 
Innovation Lab (Over 7s)
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 28th May 2016 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Work with a digital expert to test innovative ideas, technology and software....More
 
 
 
 
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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from British Museum

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 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

 
 
 
 
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