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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Wednesday, 20th November 2019?
Exhibitions in London open on Tue, 20th Nov 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
This exhibition explores how our built environment contributes to our physical and mental health in both positive and negative ways. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
This exhibition presents fifty original magazine covers from Time Out’s archive and explores the stories behind them. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Mar)
This multi-screen installation by artist John Akomfrah remembers the millions of African men and women who participated in the First World War (Ending Soon Thu, 21st Mar)
Explore today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. Are we living in the way that pioneering architects and designers throughout the 20th century predicted, or has our idea of home proved resistant to real change? (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Mar)
Explore the extraordinary lives and deaths of Tsar Nicholas II and his family and go behind the scenes to uncover the science behind one of the greatest mysteries of the 20th century. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Mar)
The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time. (Ending Soon Wed, 27th Mar)
An exhibition of dog photographs by Thomas Fall. (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Mar)
In this immersive sound installation, 32 people who fought and lived through the First World War share their personal stories of the Armistice. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Mar)
Through a rich collection of photographs, discover the innovation and resourcefulness that shaped the rebuilding and regeneration of the world post-war, revealing resilience and creativity in times of great change. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Mar)
Collectively these portraits and stories speak across continents and generations of an extraordinary post-war emigration of women who made a leap of faith for the love of an airman. (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Apr)
This is the V&A Museum of Childhood’s first major exhibition to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture. (Ending Soon Mon, 22nd Apr)
Portraits, sculpture, photographs, archival documents and miniature masterpieces by Fabergé illustrate historic events and family meetings between the rulers of the two nations. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Apr)
The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
(Ending Soon Tue, 30th Apr)
This exhibition is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star. (Ending Soon Mon, 6th May)
Women were inspired to serve their country by Florence Nightingale's work. But in 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared them for what was to come - the deadly Spanish Flu. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Jun)
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Jun)
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)