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Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.


Exhibitions in London open on Sun, 26th Jan 2020

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Intrinsically bound to German identity and the upheaval that followed the First World War, Notgeld is a fascinating microcosm of public feeling in post-war Germany. (Ends on Sun, 29th Mar)

2020-01-26
Currency in crisis - German emergency money 1914-1924
This exhibition tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focussing on the east London boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest (Ends on Sun, 29th Mar)

2020-01-26
Lightboxes + Lettering
Explore one of the most audacious crimes of the 20th Century and the subsequent investigation, alongside other stories of crime through the post.  (Ends on Tue, 31st Mar)

2020-01-26
The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post
This exhibition shines a spotlight on the subject we’d all rather avoid, from ancient societies to modern day medicine. (Ends on Fri, 10th Apr)

2020-01-26
Alongside a select number of key paintings and sculptures, an exhibition reveals how paper allowed Picasso to push the boundaries of thought and practice.  (Ends on Mon, 13th Apr)

2020-01-26
Picasso and Paper
An exhibition about the man, the Christmas he created, and how he fell out of love with the season he helped to create. (Ends on Sun, 19th Apr)

2020-01-26
Beautiful Books: Dickens and the Business of Christmas
As we approach another major turning point in automotive design, this exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.  (Ends on Sun, 19th Apr)

2020-01-26
Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
A display celebrating The Clash’s iconic London Calling – an album that rocked the music scene, serving as an anthem for London, Londoners and music lovers globally. (Ends on Sun, 19th Apr)

2020-01-26
The Clash: London Calling
Hidden London - The Exhibition takes people on an immersive journey of some of London’s most secret spaces belonging to the oldest subterranean railway in the world (Ends on Mon, 20th Apr)

2020-01-26
Hidden London - The Exhibition
The fifty-fifth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. (Ends on Mon, 27th Apr)

2020-01-26
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world. (Ends on Mon, 4th May)

2020-01-26
George IV: Art & Spectacle
This immersive experience charts their music, lyrics, creative process and influence as one of the most iconic pop bands of the modern age. (Ends on Mon, 31st Aug)

2020-01-26
ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition