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.
An exhibition that charts and celebrates the history of printing from the hand laid out letter presses to the modern computer aided design.
A corridor in the V&A museum has been filled with photos and drawings from the golden age of lidos and swimming pools.
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.
The Barbican’s music library is currently home to an exhibition about the pioneering German electronic music group, Tangerine Dream.
Just in time for Halloween, an exhibition will be opening later this year all about how people were killed by the state.
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.
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.
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
A huge new exhibition – taking over two-thirds of an entire floor at the Science Museum has opened, all about the history of medicine.
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.
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.