The Covid Letters that say Boris is a Poo
What would happen if lots of children decorated an official government letter and sent them to an artist? An exhibition of subversive thoughts is what -- and that's opened at the Foundling Museum in Bloomsbury.
The forgotten story of Chinese aid for the British in WW1
One of the rarely told stories of WW1, how over 140,000 Chinese travelled to Europe to support the Allied forces is the subject of a fascinating exhibition at the Brunei Gallery in central London.
Take in an arctic adventure at the British Museum
An exhibition about the Arctic that opens with a warning that the lands you are about to visit are rapidly vanishing might sound like it's going to be a bit of a downer, but this exhibition is really quite uplifting.
Open Air exhibition – Faiths in the City
A selection of large photographs has gone on display showing off the many varied faiths within the City of London.
Michael Clark’s dance retrospective at the Barbican
One of those people who rather exploded into the cultural scene in the 1980s, vanished in the 90s and has now embedded as an icon of dance has filled the huge art gallery space at the Barbican.
Matt Smith’s medley of art in a city office lobby
Faceless figures, malformed pottery and a deep message of politics and human rights are currently filling an office foyer in the city.
Museum of London celebrates dub music
A new exhibition, Dub London celebrates dub reggae music and culture in the capital, from its roots in Jamaican reggae to how it has shaped communities and culture over the last 50 years.
Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
A decade ago, mysterious drawings were uncovered on black shale sheets in Nigeria, and after studying them, life-size scans have gone on display in the Barbican.
Tantra at the British Museum is more death than sex
Tantra, that sex thing that people talk about, Indian isn't it? And Sting, and 1960s flower power. And decapitations, death, skulls, covering yourself in human ashes.
The mystery and wonder of the Havering Hoard
Finishing up for the day at a small dig site on a Friday afternoon in the summer of 2018 a young archaeologist spotted something -- and in doing so cancelled any weekend plans his colleagues had arranged.
Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild
An exhibition has been extended at the Fashion and Textile Museum, offering an insight into a London based design company, the Designers Guild.
From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers – A hymn to electronic music
It's a sign of our strange times, that the best nightclub experience at the moment can be found in a museum in posh Kensington.
Step inside Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage
A desolate windswept cottage has been transported to central London - minus the wind and desolation and now offers a rare chance to step inside Derek Jarman's famously rural home.
Review: Masculinities at the Barbican
If as a famous book once claimed, Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus, is masculinity from the Barbican?
See Charles Dickens in technicolour
One of the curiosities about Charles Dickens is how familiar we are with the image of the elderly bearded classically Victorian man we are. No other author of the time is as instantly recognisable.
Three rooms of mushrooms reopens at Somerset House
Fungi, mushrooms, aids to food, lucid visions and artists - and now an exhibition at Somerset House.
Kensington’s big three museums announce their reopening dates
The big three - the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the V&A Museum have all announced the dates they will reopen following the lockdown.
Charles Dickens Museum reopens with a new exhibition
The museum inside Charles Dickens London home is reopening after its virus lockdown, with a new exhibition that will include eight newly colourised portraits.
Museum of London’s pandemic exhibition goes online
A couple of years ago, a prophetic exhibition about pandemics was held at the Museum of London, and now they've put it online.
Tutankhamun exhibition goes (slightly) online
As the "last chance to see" Tutankhamun exhibition in London has closed to the public, they've released a video of it for those who missed out.
Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday in 200 objects
Museums can't afford to ignore anniversaries, so in this the 200th anniversary of the Lady with the Lamp's birth, the Florence Nightingale Museum has assembled 200 objects that signify her life and legacy.
Lightboxes and Lettering: The importance of East London’s print industry
An exhibition that charts and celebrates the history of printing from the hand laid out letter presses to the modern computer aided design.
The V&A looks at the story of the swimming pool
A corridor in the V&A museum has been filled with photos and drawings from the golden age of lidos and swimming pools.
Childhood in Dickensian London at the Senate House Library
With this year marking the 150th anniversary of Charles Dicken's death, an exhibition is looking at the sort of childhood the average person could have expected when he was a child.