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There is so much to discover from underwater virtual reality journeys, jewellery, earthquake simulators, fashion to experiencing a live auction at the UK's busiest salesroom. Try something different today.

Engineer your future

Extended to continue in 2018
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Find out if you’ve got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow.

The Future Starts Here

12th May - 4th Nov 2018
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Exploring the power of design in shaping the world of tomorrow. From smart appliances to satellites, artificial intelligence to internet culture, this exhibition will bring together more than 100 objects as a landscape of possibilities for the near future.

Videogames

8th Sep - 24th Feb 2019
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This exhibition will explore the design and culture of videogames since the mid-2000s, investigating ground-breaking contemporary design work, creative and rebellious player communities and the political conversations that define this movement.

Ciné Lumière

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

Human Evolution

Daily
Natural History Museum
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Meet your ancient relatives, trace the origins and evolution of our species, and explore what makes us human.

Space Descent with Tim Peake

From 24th March 2017
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As the European Space Agency's first British astronaut, Tim Peake spent six incredible months aboard the International Space Station. Using VR technology, get a 360° look inside a Soyuz capsule and retrace Tim's 400km journey back to Earth from the ISS.

23 things Londoners should do in Hyde Park

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Swim, stroll, play, eat, relax, row - some top tips of things to do in Hyde Park from Buzzfeed.

A Beautiful Planet

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Experience Earth like never before in a breath-taking portrait of the planet captured from the International Space Station on the biggest screen in Europe.

V&A jewellery collection

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One of the finest collections of jewelry in the world - over 3,500 jewels, including pendants given by Queen Elizabeth I.

Behind the Scenes spirit tour

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Natural History Museum
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Join expert science educators for a behind the scenes look at the Museum's fascinating zoology spirit collection.

Fashion

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Spanning five centuries, the Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of dresses in the world.

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.

Information Age

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The Information Age gallery celebrates more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies. Relive some remarkable moments of history.

Volcanoes & Earthquakes

Daily
Natural History Museum
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Through dramatic film footage, exhibits, interactive games and our famous earthquake simulator, explore how the powers within shape the world in which we live.

Theatre & Performence

Daily
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Set design, costumes, make-up, posters - and the first folio of Shakespeare's play.

Free

The Vault

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Some of nature's most unique and valuable treasures are on display in the Vault gallery. See the world's largest collection of coloured diamonds, discover gems that glow in the dark, and marvel at rare meteorites from out of this world.

Free

Family Weekend: We are the real sculptures!

30th June & 1st July
1-5pm
Serpentine Galleries
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Responding to the materials, architecture and landscape of the Serpentine Galleries, families are invited stack, repeat and move their bodies to create sculptural forms.

Day Promming

13th July - 8th Sept
Royal Albert Hall
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A BBC Proms concert is never ‘sold out’ before the day because for each Prom up to 1,350 standing, or ‘Promming’ places are available in the Arena and Gallery on the day. A limited number of these tickets are released online in the morning and the rest are sold in person when the doors open. Find out how to get your £6 Promming ticket.

Park Nights

13th July - 21st Sept
8-10pm
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Park Nights, the Serpentine's annual series of experimental and interdisciplinary encounters, returns this summer to present eight international artists each responding to the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion designed by the award-winning architect Frida Escobedo.​

Women in Engineering Festival

23rd June
11-5pm
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At the Women in Engineering Family Festival, you could race a robot, try and outsmart a computer, build a fake knee or even make pigs fly. In the wide and exciting world of engineering, anything is possible!

Refugee Week

17th - 28th June
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Join the Museum for a week-long programme of music, workshops, and performances marking 20 years of Refugee Week, which celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees.

Flow Yoga in Hyde Park

2nd July, fortnightly
6.30-8pm
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The Royal Parks have partnered up with Avni Dhanani, a qualified yoga practitioner specialising in Ashtanga and Vinyasa, to bring you a series of fortnightly yoga sessions held at the idyllic haven in the heart of Hyde Park. No previous experience necessary.

Scavenger Hunt

13th June & 11th July
6.30pm
Hyde Park
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Join a two-hour Scavenger Hunt which will see your team dashing around Hyde Park on a journey of discovery. Test your knowledge about the natural world, uncover the hidden histories of the park and get creative! The highest scoring team will be announced the winner of a goody bag filled with prizes!

Third Thursday Event - Pyrography

19th July
6.30pm
The Royal Society of Sculptors
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Pyrography literally means fire-writing! You will be using the best Pyrography irons with a range of different hot branding tips for you to use. Have a practise on some wood offcuts before you start burning on to chopping boards, kitchen utensils, keyrings and more that you can take home with you.

Yoga at the Natural History Museum

19th Aug, 9th Sep, 7th Oct, 18th Nov, 9th Dec
8.15-9.30pm
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Rise and shine at the Natural History Museum with a unique yoga class hosted in collaboration with East of Eden, before the Museum opens its doors for the day, After your class enjoy exclusive access to an exhibition or gallery before the Museum opens.

Free

Radical Kitchen 2018: Jasleen Kaur: GRAINS

28th June
1pm
Serpentine Galleries
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Serpentine presents a second season of its lunchtime gatherings in the Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Frida Escobedo. On Thursday 28 June, artist Jasleen Kaur addresses grains. Radical Kitchen 2018 is a collaboration with Nicoletta Fiorucci, Founder of Fiorucci Art Trust.