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A night out in London

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.

Dino Snores for Grown Ups

1st April, 16th June, 4th Aug, 22nd Sep
6:30pm - 10am
Natural History Museum
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Set your inner child free with a sleepover at the Museum. This one's not for the kids. Enjoy a three-course meal, a pub quiz, stand-up comedy, a live animal workshop, and in the morning a cooked breakfast.

V&A Lates

Last Friday of every month
6.30-10pm
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.

Ciné Lumière

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.

Ciné Lumière for under 25's

Institut français
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If you love cinema, and you’re 25 years old or under, Ciné Lumière For A Fiver is for you! Whether you want to see the latest releases or discover French classics, attend special Q&As or explore world cinema, enjoy discounted tickets with no booking fees.

Silent Disco at the Natural History Museum

28 Apr, 26 May, 30 June 2023
10pm - 1am
Natural History Museum
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Choose your side as three DJs do battle over separate wireless channels, playing the best in pop, rock and party classics. Don a headset and carry on the party into the night in the spectacular Hintze Hall.

Learn Pyrography

20th April
6:30pm-9pm
The Royal Society of Sculptors
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Suitable for complete beginners, this is an introductory three-hour event taking place at Dora House, home of the Royal Society of Sculptors on Thursday 20 April 2023, as part of the Third Thursdays season! A relaxing and meditative mark making class for wood lovers.

Brass Ensemble: Rhapsody in Blue

2nd Feb
7:30pm
Royal College of Music
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The RCM Brass Ensemble presents an all-American programme featuring the ragtime and jazz melodies of celebrated composers, including an arrangement of Gershwin's ground-breaking Rhapsody in Blue.

Nights of Ideas

9th Feb
6pm-10pm
Institut français
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Join institut français for the Night of Ideas, a night of thought-provoking and free debates, films and workshops exploring the question “More?” under the lens of societal challenges on 9th February.

Imperial Lates: Drugs

9th Feb
6pm-9pm
Imperial College London
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Take a trip through the science of marvellous medicines, notorious narcotics, and everyday cravings at Imperial. From re-imaginings of the brain on psychedelics, to talks on science of microdosing, the Lates will bring together leading experts on drug design, development, use and abuse.

Relaxed Late Night Jazz: Bryony Jarmon-Pinto

16th Feb
9:45pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Enjoy a laid-back night at Late Night Jazz at the Royal Albert Hall – customers are welcome to dance, move around, sing along, and enjoy themselves in whatever way feels most comfortable!

Valentines at the Museum

14th Feb
6:45pm-10:30pm
Natural History Museum
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Calling all love bugs, solitary bees, flocks of friends and significant otters! Join the Natural History Museum after hours to explore all things love and relationships in the natural world.

Valentine's Silent Disco

16th Feb
7:30pm-12:00am
Natural History Museum
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Explore the galleries and see stunning images of nature in the new-look Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Enjoy a free beer or wine on arrival and get ready to dance the night away at the Natural History Museum's silent disco in Hintze Hall underneath Hope the blue whale.

Mystery at the Museum: The Case of the Titanosaur Egg

31st March
6:30pm-9:45pm
Natural History Museum
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Join the Museum after hours to put your detective skills to the test at an immersive, fictional mystery-solving experience. You'll be tasked with interviewing six suspects, all of whom have something to hide, but will you tell which of them is lying? Will you solve the mystery in time? The challenge is on!

BST Hyde Park

June & July
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Hyde Park
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Across multiple weekends, Hyde Park put on incredible shows featuring legendary headliners & support from today's rising stars, plus great food and drink and hospitality packages, plus a free midweek programme, featuring fantastic free activities and entertainment.

Cinderella In-The-Round

15th June-25th June
2:00pm, 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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English National Ballet return to the Royal Albert Hall for the first time since 2019, with 14 performances of Cinderella in-the-round, featuring over 90 dancers, a live orchestra, magnificent sets and transformational projections.

Neon Dance: Last and First Men

4th May 2023
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Science Museum
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A future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that’s left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness. Neon Dance presents a contemporary dance based on the ground-breaking 1930 novel by Olaf Stapledon, 'Last and First Men'.

Cirque du Soleil - Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

13th Jan- 5th March 2023
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Royal Albert Hall
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Discover a world of wonders at Cirque du Soleil’s European Premiere of Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities. Gasp at the daring acrobatics, clever contortion and breath-taking talent of Cirque du Soleil that will delight all ages.