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An exhibition looks at the evolution of playtime

Play is something that is fairly recent innovation -- as for most of humanity's existence, children have simply been young adults, expected to work as soon as possible.


V&A exhibition looks at the Theatre Stage

As much as the play itself and the actors, one of the dominant features of a play or musical is the stage design, and an exhibition is currently looking at that aspect of the stage performance.


Marvellous and Mischievous at the British Library

An exhibition is open at the British Library which looks at how books for children transformed from boringly educational for young adults through to entertaining children


New medicine gallery opens at the Science Museum

A huge new exhibition - taking over two-thirds of an entire floor at the Science Museum has opened, all about the history of medicine.


Exhibition – Beatrix Potter’s Art: ‘drawn with design’

A corridor in the V&A Museum is lined with small pencil drawings, showing a young Beatrix Potter experimenting with the ideas which would form her later books.


A turbulent priest appears at the British Museum

To mark the 850th anniversary of the assassination of the Thomas Becket, the British Museum has announced a major exhibition about the man, the Archbishop, the saint.


Tangerine Dream coming to the Barbican next year

An exhibition about the legendary German electronica band, Tangerine Dream will be opening at the Barbican in the New Year


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the BFI Southbank

A small exhibition tied in with a series of musical film screenings shows off some of the art work and preparatory photography from the famous Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.


The first Christmas card goes on show in London

1843 was an important year in the history of Christmas, and a new exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum is bringing them together for the first time.


The Clash: Museum of London Calling

It's 40 years since The Clash’s third album ‘London Calling’ was released, and an exhibition has pulled together a host of memorabilia for that iconic album.


A field of glowing roses comes to London

This weekend, a field of glowing roses will come to central London, and it's a charity fund raiser for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity


Henry VIII’s “Field of Cloth of Gold” coming to Hampton Court Palace

Next year marks the 500th anniversary of one of the more important, and visually impressive diplomatic missions between the British and French monarchies, the Field of Cloth of Gold.


Exhibition Review: Tutankhamun comes to London

The Saatchi gallery, founded by the masters of spin has secured the big prize in blockbuster exhibitions with the master of bling paying his last visit to London.


Exhibition Review: Notgeld and the farting coppersmith

In the British Museum at the moment is an exhibition about a period of German history that's both well known, and hardly known at all - the hyperinflation of the world war periods.


London’s Science City at the Science Museum

There's a new gallery at the Science Museum that shows off an awful lot of wood, brass and books.