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Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Sun, 1st Jul 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Chloe Dewe Mathews photographs explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
A sound installation by composer and sound artist, Emily Peasgood as a requiem to the thousands of forgotten women and children, known as the ‘outcast dead’ buried at Crossbones Graveyard. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
The exhibition brings together their artworks, photographs, letters and personal possessions in the UK for the first time. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Jul)
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Jul)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Jul)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Jul)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Ending Soon Tue, 31st Jul)
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 (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Aug)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Aug)
The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Aug)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Aug)
This mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul – the first in London – explores the artist’s extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Aug)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines. (Ending Soon Wed, 22nd Aug)
A striking presentation of three works by the internationally-renowned artist, Emily Allchurch. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Aug)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Ending Soon Tue, 28th Aug)
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. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Aug)