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Huge 200 year old panorama of London to go on display

A huge 20 feet wide panorama of London and Westminster is to go on public display from next Friday for the first time.


Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

An exhibition has opened of movie posters, of familiar films, but unlike any movie posters you seen before.


Help build and destroy a cardboard tower in the City

Fancy spending a day helping to build a tower out of cardboard, only to then tear it down the next day?


An infinite loop of sunrise and sunset at the Barbican

A huge 24 metre length of slowly moving photographic film is currently turning in an endless loop in the heart of the Barbican.


Hear music performed inside a London Underground tunnel

For a few days at StudioRCA you can hear the recording of a performance that took place in the new tunnels that run below Nine Elms as part of the Northern line extension.


Funding for groups marking the sailing of the Mayflower to America

A funding pot worth £140,000 is available for local projects in Southwark marking the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower to America which will be marked in 2020.


Crossrail artists takeover Selfridges shop windows

As part of a larger scale art programme, a number of Selfridges windows have been given over to artists working on the Crossrail project.


Landscape photography at Waterloo Station

If you go up to the mezzanine at Waterloo Station, there's a display of landscape photography as part of an annual competition.


A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London

There's a festive deer in Piccadilly at the moment made from rubbish that glows when you make a donation to charity.


Giant glowing slugs outside the Tate Britain

As part of its Christmas decorations, Tate Britain has commissioned an artist to design two giant slugs to sit outside the art gallery.


For one week only – see 10,000 flames surround the Tower of London

For the remainder of this week, every evening, 10,000 individual flames will be lit within the moat of the Tower of London.


Exhibition – Ribera: Art of Violence

Visitors to genteel Dulwich are in for a shock at the moment, as they are confronted with torture, blood, pain, and human skin -- in the local gallery's latest exhibition.


Art in the Age of Computers at the V&A Museum

Since they were created, people have wondered if computers could create art, and now the V&A has an exhibition of some of the results of that pondering.


Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum

A large room at the top of the Science Museum, normally filled with schoolchildren has also gained a huge new mural by the illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake.


Unseen drawings commissioned by the Bank of England go on display

In 1957, the Bank of England opened a new printing press in Debden on the edge of London, and a series of drawings of the people working in the building have gone on display for the first time.