Top events in London on Wed 6th Jun 2018
Learn more about the Guilds of the City of London and the Lord Mayors.
This illustrated presentation by Dr Duncan Sutherland will mark the sixtieth anniversary of women’s admission to the House of Lords by examining coats of arms granted to notable women peers and MPs.
2pm to 3pm
City of London
Love it or loathe it, London is made of concrete and this evening of opinions, music and screenings has been curated to celebrate a much-maligned building material.
6:30pm to 9pm
Clare Gilmartin, CEO of Trainline talks about the rise of the mobile consumer for train tickets.
Jonathan Drori talks about his new book Around the World in 80 Trees.
6:30pm to 7:45pm
Patrick Baty, historian of architectural paint and colour explores the history of ready-mixed paint colours and of analysis of paint used in historic houses like Benjamin Franklin House.
6:30pm to 8pm
An illustrated story of science stereotypes from Socrates to Sci-fi – an exploration of the portrayal of scientists in fiction.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Chloe Dewe Mathews photographs explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel.
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 1st July
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 5th August
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.
10am to 5:50pm
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 2nd November
Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years.
10am to 5pm
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 10th November
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree.
12pm to 6pm
Ends on Closing soon Sat, 21st July
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future.
11am to 7pm
Ends on Closing soon Mon, 11th June
René Goscinny’s story is brought to life through rare original scripts, storyboards, photographs, films, sketches, dressing up stations, games, and more than a little wild boar.
10am to 5pm
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 30th September
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914.
9am to 7pm
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 31st August
This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.
9am to 5pm
Ends on Closing soon Thu, 26th July
The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.
10am to 5:30pm
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 2nd September
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking tours of London on Wednesday 6th June 2018
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
11am to 1pm
Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
2pm to 4pm