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Christmas in London

Make sure you visit and enjoy the festive atmosphere at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland from 18th of November 2016 to 2nd of January 2017. Events include Ice Skating, The Magical Ice Kingdom, The Nutcracker on Ice, Giant Observation Wheel and more. Alternatively, celebrate Christmas in Victorian style at Kensington Palace’s special events between 3rd of […]

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Until 22 May 2016 To mark its centenary Vogue magazine has collected over 280 glamour prints depicting the story of one of the most international fashion magazines. Enjoy the works of Cecil Beaton and Norman Parkinson to Corinne Day’s controversial pictures of Kate Moss in a provocative pose. National Portrait Gallery St. Martin’s Place WC2H […]

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Newport Street Gallery

Free Damien Hirst, the often controversial but highly important figure of contemporary British art, has opened his own gallery. The venue displays Hirst’s collection of over 3000 pieces, but not his own work. The gallery aims to familiarise visitors with the works on display as it hosts one- man shows of six months. The gallery […]

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Lee Miller: A Woman’s War

Until 24 April 2016 See images taken before, during and just after WWII by a rather glamorous former Vogue model turned photo journalist. Miller appears in multiple photographs, including the famous image of her bathing in Hitler’s bathtub in newly liberated Munich. The exhibition documents not only the conflict of war, but also Miller’s life, […]

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Giacometti: Pure Presence

Until 10 January One of Alberto Giacometti’s work was recently sold at auction for the astronomical sum of $141 million, making the artist one of the most expensive 20th century masters. However this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery focuses on portraits – works normally not associated with the artist. Although Giacometti’s work normally focuses […]

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Liberty in Fashion

Until the 28 February 2016 The London department store’s influence on British fashion is explored in this exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum. Expect arts and craft, and art noveau dresses in beautifully intricate floral patterns as well as dresses made in the mid-20th century when the same patterns became fashionable again. Fashion and […]

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The Crime Museum Uncovered

Until 10 April 2016 The Museum of London’s new exhibition displays the history of crime-fighting in the capital. Some of the artefacts on display were used to commit some of the most famous crimes in the city. The exhibition’s focus is to give voice to the victims, perpetrators and police officer and is accompanied by […]

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The Fabric of India

3 October–10 January The museum is staging an exhibition dedicated to the rich and colourful textiles produced in India throughout the centuries. The approximately 200 handmade pieces include possibly the earliest textile fragment dating to the 3rd century. Also included are clothing and decorative textiles from the 18th and 19th century and costumes made for […]

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Goya: the Portraits

7 October- 10 January 2016 This is the second exhibition this year dedicated to the great Spanish painter. The earlier exhibition in Somerset House focused on the latter part of Goya’s career, while this exhibition concentrates on his portraits. From the 1780’s following his appointment as a court painter Goya pictured prominent members of 18th […]

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Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy

19 September- 13 December Probably the most well-known Chinese artist in the west, Ai Weiwei opened his first major British exhibition this month. Although it was uncertain whether he would attend the opening, he did so with a bang joining Anish Kapoor on a march in support of refugees two days before the show was […]

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The World Goes Pop

17 September- 24 January 2016 This has been referred to as one of the most important exhibitions of the year, a ground-breaking exhibition which aims to break stereotypes. It demonstrates how the worldwide movement of pop art, one of the most popular art movements of the twentieth century, strived to reach outside its birthplace of […]

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Zabludowicz Collection

The London branch of the Zabludowicz Collection is permanently housed in a former Methodist church built between 1867 and 1871. The collection started by Poju and Anita Zabludowicz consists of over 3000 pieces of contemporary art, circulating between London, New York and Sarvisalo in Finland – a floating circle of shows. The collection is credited […]