At some point in the future, London will be struck by a dread disease that will lay waste to swathes of society.
The Museum of London has secured an additional £15 million towards the £70 million it needs to raise to fund its new museum building in Smithfield.
Founded in 1552 for the education of poor children, the pupils of Christ’s Hospital have since become far more famous for their distinctive blue uniform.
A room full of disembodied voices speaking robotically from glowing mouths as antenna-lights flicker with their voices.
Next weekend there’s free interactive art thing happening, and its set among the Barbican Highwalks, that optimistic, or infuriatingly complex, set of elevated pedestrian passages in the City of London.
A lump of congealed human waste seems an unusual object for a museum, let alone one to cause so much… is excitement the correct word?
If you’ve ever wanted to see a congealed mass of babies nappies, cooking fat and domestic waste, next year is your chance, as chunk of the notorious fatberg that clogged up the sewers under Whitechapel is to go on display at the Museum of London.
Money is changing – the rise of cryptocurrencies, quantitative easing, and people scouring around for old pound coins, so an exhibition has opened that looks at the nature of alternative currencies.
When you’re a museum in need of some extra space, and maybe a more visible presence in the area, what could be better than a massive and very tall glass tower on your doorstep?