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Working class heroes at the BFI

An exhibition at the BFI Southbank looks at the working class people who went onto stardom on the silver screen.


Fantastic Feats: The Building of London

Next year, the City of London is planning a range of events, based around notable anniversaries in the "building of London".


Trafalgar Square to get a fifth lion next month

A red lion will be added to Trafalgar Square next month, as part of the London Design Festival.


Ranger’s House – the art collection you’ve probably never seen

At the top end of Greenwich Park, away from the tourists is a grand house, called a lodge, and inside is one of the UK's finest collections of art. And until last week, not the easiest or most obvious one to see.


Courtauld Gallery closing for two years

You have just a few weeks to visit the Courtauld Gallery before it closes for the next two years for a major refurbishment.


Scratched photos of asylum seekers in a church crypt

An exhibition of photos of people seeking asylum in the UK with their faces crudely scratched away.


London to get a new Science Gallery this September

A new science and art venue is opening later this year at London Bridge that aims to make scientific research accessible to visitor through installations and a programme of exhibitions and events.


Moaning about Monet at the National Gallery

It's quite something to put in an exhibition that before it opens garners more articles about the cost of the entry ticket. But that's the Money in Monet.


Huge panorama of London goes on sale

A recently rediscovered 20 foot long panorama of Westminster from 1815, showing the old Parliament building is up for sale this week.


When a WW2 tunnel full of salads meets modern art

What happens when an abandoned WW2 under Clapham is used to grow salads, and then gives over some of the space to modern art?