London Transport Museum is kicking off its series of Friday Lates with a special launch party in celebration of its new Hidden London exhibition which opens to the public on Friday 11 October 2019.
Guests to the opening night will be among the first to see this latest exhibition which explores untold stories from the past and the many secrets that lurk beneath our streets in these long forgotten London Underground spaces belonging to the oldest subterranean railway in the world.
With a cocktail in hand, visitors will get to meet the brains behind the Hidden London tour programme and gain behind-the-scenes insights from experienced tour guides and researchers, all in a relaxed and fun-filled Friday night atmosphere.
As well as enjoying gallery tours of the Museum, expert talks on subjects such as Art deco, object handling and a Museum scavenger hunt, visitors can test their knowledge of London at the quiz, join in with creative crafts such as mosaic making and 3D collages, and mingle among the Museum’s collection after hours with music and drinks from the pop-up bar.
Highlights at the Friday Late include:
· For one night only Hidden London tour guides share their secrets while guests enjoy a tour of the Hidden London exhibition.
· Listen to a talk about The Making Of Hidden London. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes insight with the creators of the Hidden London tours and writers of the newly released Hidden London book. See photographs of long abandoned spaces and hear the stories that come to the surface when you dig deep into underground history. With Siddy Holloway, Hidden London Engagement Manager, and Chris Nix, Assistant Director: Collections and Engagement, London Transport Museum.
· Discover London’s first skyscraper and other Art deco gems of London architecture with an illustrated talk that will take you inside Charles Holden’s 55 Broadway and explore some fascinating architectural discoveries. Speaker Oliver Green is a Research Fellow for London Transport Museum and a freelance historian and curator, who has published several books on transport history, art, design, and architecture.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-10-11 18:45 2019-10-11 18:45 Europe/London Friday Late: Hidden London exhibition launch Guests to the opening night will be among the first to see this latest exhibition which explores untold stories from the past and the many secrets that lurk beneath our streets https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/10/11/friday-late-hidden-london-exhibition-launch-209588 London Transport Museum,Covent Garden Piazza, London, London,