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Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Thursday, 15th November 2018?
Exhibitions in London open on Wed, 15th Nov 2017
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation (Ending Soon Thu, 23rd Nov)
Shining a light on stem cell and bone marrow donation from Black, Asian, ethnic minorities and those with mixed heritage. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Nov)
The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed
story boxes. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Nov)
This exhibition examines the British arrival in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and the decisions that shaped the way the conflict escalated and the lessons learnt. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Nov)
Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Nov)
This exhibition looks at the early pioneers of Roman London archaeology and the discovery of Roman London over three centuries. (Ending Soon Fri, 1st Dec)
Explore the history of the Wrens in Greenwich. New interviews and research offer a rare female perspective into the fascinating history of the Old Royal Naval College. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Dec)
This is the exhibition on Balenciaga in the UK and marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house. (Ending Soon Tue, 5th Dec)
A display of paintings, drawings and models by the likes of Dame Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Julia Barfield and Patty Hopkins. (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Dec)
This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries. (Ending Soon Fri, 15th Dec)
Focussing on London through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this exhibition traces the impact of the Reformation on culture and society. (Ending Soon Fri, 15th Dec)
This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. (Ending Soon Sat, 16th Dec)
A free exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date. (Ending Soon Fri, 22nd Dec)
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Dec)
An international cast of street artists have teamed up with fan maker extraordinaire, Sylvain Le Guen in a bid to reinvigorate the craft of fan making. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Dec)
David Roberts’ painting The Forum, Rome forms the centrepiece of a new display which explores why the forum was so important in the Roman world, (Ending Soon Mon, 1st Jan)
This display explores the fascinating story of the Hall’s design through a variety of historic models, photographs and casts. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Jan)
The first London exhibition of Spanish art from The Bowes Museum in County Durham, including works by Goya and El Greco. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Jan)
An exhibition exploring the unsolved mystery of Sir John Franklin's fatal last journey into the Arctic. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Jan)
An immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Jan)