After Hours

From DJs, films, late night exhibitions, concerts, inspiring talks, immersive performances, sleepovers, Museum Lates, lectures - there is plenty to do here in South Kensington in the evening.

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Evening Classes at Imperial

Oct 2016-Mar 2017
6-8pm
Imperial College London
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Sign up for a course at Imperial where a wide variety languages are offered at different levels as well as an expanding range of Arts, Humanities and Science courses.

Late Night Laughs at the Royal Albert Hall

Every Friday
Royal Albert Hall
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Every Friday night the Elgar Room has become the regular venue for stand up comedy featuring a range of brilliant comedians.

V&A Lates

Last Friday of every month
V&A
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An ever-changing, programme of live performances, fashion, film, installations, debates, special guests and DJs, with bars, food, and late-night exhibition openings.

Natural History Museum Lates

Last Friday of every month
Natural History Museum
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The Natural History Museum comes to life after dark. Explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours, and enjoy expert-led talks and events at Lates.

Dino Snores for Kids

25th Feb, 11th Mar, 8th Apr
Natural History Museum
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Ever wondered what goes on at the Museum when everyone has gone home? Find out on a sleepover for kids.

Summer of Love

1st May - 5th July
Royal Albert Hall
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In this series of talks, screenings and performances, the Royal Albert Hall celebrate the iconic artists and creative minds so strongly linked with the building’s history, who together pushed pop culture to its limits.

Exhibition Lates:

15th May, 11th June, 17th July
6.30-8.30pm
Kensington Palace
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Enjoy the new Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition at an exclusive evening event, complete with a glass of fizz, music and an opportunity to view the White Garden. There will also be the opportunity to enjoy pop-up talks on the inspirations behind the iconic looks.

Dino Snores for Grown Ups

19 May
Natural History Museum
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Sleep at the Museum and enjoy a unique night of music, food, science, art and cinema.

Science Museum Lates: The Next Big Thing

29th March
6.45-10pm
Science Museum
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Join the Royal Society’s brightest scientists at this Lates as they share how they are working on the next big thing in their field – from biomedical research to solving climate change. Dance the night away on our "Turing Dancefloor" or find out how a gin and tonic could help save your life.

Soundtrack Silent Disco

20th Oct
10pm
Royal Albert Hall
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A special late night Silent Disco in the Loading Bay, deep below the Hall’s iconic auditorium. Come along dressed as your favourite movie character and dance the night away listening to some of cinema’s most iconic soundtrack hits!

After School Club

21st April
7pm-1am
Natural History Museum
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Join an evening of retro fun for grown-ups as night descends on the Museum. After being welcomed into a house by the Museum Headmasters, you'll take part in activities as you explore the Museum after hours learning about the natural world.

Crime Scene Live

6th July
6.30=10.30pm
Natural History Museum
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Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Natural History Museum's scientists to solve a murder mystery. This thrilling interactive experience combines real science with crime fiction for an unforgettable night out in London.

BBC Radio Four Thought

3rd April
6.15-9pm
Design Museum Kensington
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The latest in a series of thought-provoking talks in which the speakers air their thinking on the trends, ideas, interests and passions that affect culture and society.

Wellbeing - Absolutely, Positively Yoga

8th May
6.30pm
Hyde Park
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This dynamic outdoor session is all about letting go of stress and tension, as well as learning tips and techniques to help you lead a more meaningful, fulfilling, happier life.

Cine Lumiere

Various
Institut français
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Showcasing the best of foreign film - it screens a mix of French, European and Global films - with subtitles.

Royal College of Music Chamber Concerts

Most weekdays
Royal College of Music
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Witness the talent of outstanding young musicians studying at the Royal College of Music in this free lunchtime and rush-hour concert series.