London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line

London Underground has formally signed a contract with Siemens Mobility to buy 94 new tube trains which will be used on the Piccadilly line.

It’s Museum Shop Sunday this, erm, Sunday

This coming Sunday (25th Nov) is the second annual Museum Shop Sunday, where we are encouraged to shop in a museum shop.

Liverpool Street station’s little noticed subway

When people are waiting to cross the road at the Bishopsgate entrance to Liverpool Street, few know there's a subway entrance right next to where they're standing.

The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Some of the best museums can be the smallest, the one's devoted to a single topic that few would otherwise think to collect.

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The event will involve short presentations and discussion about the role of truth in politics, fake news, distrust of media, and propaganda.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

Post Truth Politics in the Pub

Take part in a range of different experiences as you try interactive challenges, give medical illustration a try or lounge in the corner and listen to a talk.
 5pm to 8:30pm
 
 Barbican
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

Exploring Under the Skin

This talk looks at the work of ten soldiers with camera who took photographs on various fronts during the First World War.
 6pm to 7:15pm
 
 Southwark
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

 Penny Lecture: Soldier Photographers of the First World War

Southwark Cathedral would like to invite all amateur and professional photographers to spend an evening taking photos of the Cathedral lit by candlelight.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Southwark
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Join us on this special evening as we unveil a digital reconstruction of the skull of John Bellingham, one of the museum's most famous residents
 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

Facial Reconstruction: Bellingham's Skull

John Lee introduces Victorian Maps of England: The county and city maps of Thomas Moule.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

Victorian Maps of England The County and City Maps of Thomas Moule introduced by John Lee

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.

Under Your Nose

 10am to 6pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sat, 24th Nov
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.

Jameel Prize 5

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive.

Michael Palin: Writer, Actor, Comedian

 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
An exhibition of the first platinum prints to be created from the original 1921 negatives and amongst the earliest images to document Everest, the people and places of the region.

Everest – A Reconnaissance

 10am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Nov
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary.

Oceania

 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 10th Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Separating medicinal uses from medical myths, this small display looks at how our understanding of these plants has changed and investigate their use for healing today.

Healing Garden

 10am to 5pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU.
 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time.

The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük

 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840.

The Romantic Age: European Fans 1810-1840

 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 30th Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21
Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia.

Women in Jazz: A Celebration of the Past, Present and Future

 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Mon, 31st Dec
2018-11-21
2018-11-21

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