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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
 
 
 
Myths Retold: The Curled Tongue
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 8th October 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Literary & Education, Conference....More
 
 
 
Myths Retold: The Ramayana
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 10th December 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
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Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 15th October 2017 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Coins, prints and small sculptures highlighting the history of LGBTQ culture in a display marking the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, a giant step ...More
 
 
 
Myths Retold: Beowulf
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 5th November 2017 - 2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....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
 
 
 
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th June to 22nd October 2017 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
Recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced following the uprisings that began in ...More
 
 
 
Keith Vaughan: On Pagham Beach: Photographs and Collages from the 1930s
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th October to 8th December 2017 - 10.30am-5.30pm
British Museum, Pied Bull Yard, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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Anne Michaels And Simon McBurney: The Necessary Word
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 9th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Martin Luther - Ein Neues Lied
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 28th October 2017 - 7.30pm
British Museum, 6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
The House of Government: Yuri Slezkine and Owen Hatherley
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 9th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Found and Lost: Alison Leslie Gold, Kirsty Gunn and Sylvia Brownrigg in Uncharted Territory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Moving Kings: Joshua Cohen and Jon Day
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 2nd October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 14 Bury Place, WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Beach Bar at The Montague
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 1st June to 24th September 2017
British Museum, 15 Montague Street, WC1B | 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 at The Montague. A summer menu ...More
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Festival
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 22nd Oct 2017 - 9am
British Museum, Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
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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
 
 
 
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 Talk: British POWs And The Holocaust
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 2nd October 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Testimonies Of War: UK Armenians & WW1
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 12th October 2017 - 6pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
New Evidence For The Holocaust: The Indictments Of The 1943-1948 Un War Crimes Commission
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 11th October 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Book Talk: Goodbye Berlin
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 18th October 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
The Vilnius Komitet And The Destruction Of Polish Jewry, 1939-1941
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Literary & Education, Lecture....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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Tunde Jegede:Testimony
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 14th October 2017 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
British Museum, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
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Books Showoff
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Join compere Steve Cross for the first and best London comedy cabaret by and for lovers of literature...More
 
 
 
The Little Library Supper Club with Kate Young
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Join Kate Young for an exclusive supper club, in which she will bring to life The Women's Meal from Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own ...More
 
 
 
Litro World Series & Stripey Spanish present a Cuban drumming and Spanish Night
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 26th October 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Get ready for an immersive Cuban cultural workshop designed to get you playing the Cuban drums and speaking Spanish....More
 
 
 
Chris Nineham in conversation with Brian Eno
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 8th November 2017 - 6.30pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Join Brian Eno in discussion with Chris Nineham, National Organiser of the Stop the War Coalition, whose new book How the Establishment Lost Control...More
 
 
 
Cocktails of the Movies cocktail-making workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 29th September 2017 - 7pm
British Museum, 19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Join Cocktails and the Movies for a cocktail-making workshop taking you through Hollywood's lifelong love affair with booze, celebrating the greatest characters and their iconic drinks...More
 
 
 
 
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Genius In Beauty
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2017 

A & D Gallery 8 minutes walk from British Museum

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Indian Treasures
Indian Treasures
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2017 

Getty Images Gallery 8 minutes walk from British Museum

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. The ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 8 minutes walk from British Museum

A small exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2017 

Sartoria 9 minutes walk from British Museum

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace is festooned with lemon garlands and lemon trees, bringing a piece of ...More

 
Five Guys Named Moe
Five Guys Named Moe
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

Marble Arch Theatre 9 minutes walk from British Museum

Clarke Peters directs a brand new production of Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, in a ...More

 
Pinata Presents: Time Bats
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 10 minutes walk from British Museum

Themed sketches and jokes from Alice Devlin, Lewis Blomfield, Michael Julings and Marion Burge....More

Sunil Patel: Titan
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 10 minutes walk from British Museum

Structurally subversive stand-up from the self-aware alternative comic who zigzags between subject matters and demeanour....More

Evelyn Mok: Hymen Manoeuvre
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 10 minutes walk from British Museum

The award-winning Swedish comedian explores first-generation guilt, intersectionality and adult virginity in this confident, smart show....More

David McIver: Stop It David We Are Having Too Much Fun
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 10 minutes walk from British Museum

High spirited stupidity and glorious nonsense from the 2015 BBC New comedy Award nominee....More

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff
Comedy | On 23rd September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 10 minutes walk from British Museum

The writer and performer presents her latest routine of bold, subversive humour about fully exposed idiocy....More

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Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Backyard Cinema: Snow Kingdom
Film Events | From 25th October 

Mercato Metropolitano

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Macellaio RC - Northcote Road
Dining 

Combining restaurant and butcher, Macellaio RC doesn't shy ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | From 26th October 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop ...More

 
The Dark Room
The Dark Room
Theatre | From 8th November 

Theatre 503

Angela Betzien's award-winning The Dark Room comes to Theatre503 for its UK premiere. Transferring from ...More

 
Megan's by the Green
Megan's by the Green
Dining 

A dog-friendly neighbourhood cafe with fairy lights and a great place for after-school pizzas....More

 
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts
Dining 

Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold, known for their ...More

 
Frog by Adam Handling
Frog by Adam Handling
Dining 

The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London....More

 
Yamagoya
Yamagoya
Dining 

Yamagoya, specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London on The ...More

 
Olle
Olle
Dining 

DIY is 'de rigueur' at Olle, a Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown where you do ...More

 
Lambeth Fireworks
Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | On 4th November 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
Oktoberfest in London
Oktoberfest in London
Article 

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

 
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
Affordable Afternoon Tea in London
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
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Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
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From historical grandeur to cutting edge contemporary, London is home to some of the ...More

 
Best Activities for Children in London
Best Activities for Children in London
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Children bouncing off the ceiling? Little ones got ...More

 
Best Small Museums in London
Best Small Museums in London
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London's collection of small museums devoted to the ...More

 
 
 
 
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