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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Friday, 15th November 2019?
Exhibitions in London open on Thu, 15th Nov 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
An exhibition that explores the glamorous and grotesque, disturbed and diabolical, surreal and supernatural, merciless and macabre and uncanny and undead! (Ending Soon Fri, 16th Nov)
The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia. (Ending Soon Sat, 17th Nov)
This exhibition showcases discoveries made in the University of Roehampton’s extensive archive of children’s literature. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
A huge display of over 70,000 miniature shrouds will remember everyone who died in the Battle of the Somme and doesn't have a grave. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents. (Ending Soon Sat, 24th Nov)
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)
Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)
An exhibition of the first platinum prints to be created from the original 1921 negatives and amongst the earliest images to document Everest, the people and places of the region. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Nov)
Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary. (Ending Soon Mon, 10th Dec)
Separating medicinal uses from medical myths, this small display looks at how our understanding of these plants has changed and investigate their use for healing today. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Dec)
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Dec)
The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Dec)
A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Dec)
Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Dec)
Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia. (Ending Soon Mon, 31st Dec)
In this solo show, artist-photographer Mark Neville documents the everyday life of Bethlem Royal Hospital, the oldest residential psychiatric treatment facility in the UK. (Ending Soon Fri, 4th Jan)
New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
(Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)