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This lecture will give an introduction to regional styles, exploring how and why they differ.
2024-04-15
Starts at 6:30pm
 
Clerkenwell
Clerkenwell
Syd Moore turns her eye on this rather bizarre chapter of history, including the eclectic recruitment to the war effort, strange goings-on in Surrey and a ritual in the New Forest in 1940 to repel Hitler’s invasion of Britain.
2024-04-15
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
The Grand Illusion: Fighting the Nazis with the Occult
Holborn

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Ainu Stories: Contemporary Lives by the Saru River
Experience Ainu culture as it exists today in this exploration of the contemporary lives of this indigenous people of northern Japan.
Ainu Stories: Contemporary Lives by the Saru River
10am to 8pm
Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 21st April
2024-01-02
2024-04-21
Mutual Friends: The Adventures of Charles Dickens & Wilkie Collins
The exhibitions explore one of the great - and most entertaining - literary friendships, tracing the shared work, travels, confidences and, above all, the bond of friendship between two men whose books remain loved the world over.
Mutual Friends: The Adventures of Charles Dickens & Wilkie Collins
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 21st April
2023-11-15
2024-04-21
The Glass Heart
This bold new exploration of glass in the UK brings together for the very first time rarely seen works from key UK collections, celebrating this remarkable material.
The Glass Heart
11am to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 21st April
2024-01-27
2024-04-21
An exhibition of tea towels that have been overlaid with a statement to create a different perspective in a gently humorous and sometimes wicked way.
The Subversive Stitcher Tea Towel Series
9am to 9pm
Hammersmith
Closing soon Sun, 21st April
2024-03-04
2024-04-21
Turner and Bonington: Watercolours from the Wallace Collection
This free display brings together ten works by the two artists: with four views of Yorkshire by Turner and five scenes of Normandy and Venice by Bonington.
Turner and Bonington: Watercolours from the Wallace Collection
10am to 5pm
Marylebone High St
Closing soon Sun, 21st April
2023-09-20
2024-04-21
Falmouth University Exhibition: 24 Hours in Bethnal Green
Oxford House hosts Falmouth University's annual photography exhibition, revealing the hidden life of Bethnal Green over the course of a single 24-hour period.
Falmouth University Exhibition: 24 Hours in Bethnal Green
10am to 5pm
West Norwood
Closing soon Fri, 26th April
2024-03-25
2024-04-26
When Marianne and Britannia Meet
An exhibition marking the 120th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale between Britain and France.
When Marianne and Britannia Meet
1pm to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sat, 27th April
2024-03-28
2024-04-27
1001 Days in London
Street photographer Steve Hollingshead celebrates this vibrant metropolis with a gallery-filling installation of 1001 individual photographs.
1001 Days in London
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2024-04-18
2024-04-28
The Cult of Beauty
This exhibition explores notions of beauty across time and cultures.
The Cult of Beauty
10am to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2023-10-26
2024-04-28
Umbro 100: Sportswear x Fashion
Around 120 examples of the fusion between sportswear and fashion from the Westminster Menswear Archive.
Umbro 100: Sportswear x Fashion
11am to 7pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 28th April
2024-04-12
2024-04-28

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