Our museums, galleries and cultural spaces are excited to welcome you this May half-term. Explore the largest creature to have ever walk the earth at Natural History Museum, let off some steam at the Science Museum or enjoy the sunshine at the Royal Parks. There is something for everyone at South Ken this half term!
The collections document current practice and the history of all areas of performing arts in the UK, including drama, dance, opera, circus, puppetry, comedy, musical theatre, costume, set design, pantomime, popular music and much more...
Rediscover the newly refurbished V&A’s Raphael Court - home to the iconic Raphael Cartoons. Commissioned in 1515 by Pope Leo X for the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, they depict the lives of the apostles, Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
Join the V&A for this creative families workshop created by Seoul-based digital and design studio, Commoners. Get inspired by the Hallyu! The Korean Wave exhibition, K-Pop and Korean TV as you use your creative skills to design a traditional Korean mask, called Tal-nori or Tal.
Hallyu! The Korean Wave will showcase the colourful and dynamic popular culture of South Korea, exploring the makings of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative industries of cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty and fashion.
Step aboard and voyage to the edge of imagination in this immersive, genre-defying exhibition! Visitors will be at the heart of an interactive science fiction story which is filled with objects that explore how scientists and science fiction creators have inspired each other through innovation and imagination.
Step into the world of the colossal titanosaur Patagotitan mayorum, the largest known creature to have ever walked our planet. On display for the first time ever in Europe, this is your chance to meet this extraordinary dinosaur up close.
Hold history in your hands with objects from the Science Museum’s collection.
Disabled visitors can see our newest exhibition Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur away from daytime crowds.
In this cycle of films, assess the ways technology and machines are shown on screen: structuring, disrupting, and making our wheels turn. With classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Modern Times, The General, Mon Oncle, Eccentrics, rediscover early explorations of technology through film.
Lewis Caroll’s ever celebrated, sometimes controversial, Alice in Wonderland has been adapted for the big screen several times. But Disney’s 1951 version remains one of the favourites.
Spanning five centuries, the Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of dresses in the world.
Explore Beatrix Potter’s interest in Aesop’s animal fables. From the 1890s Potter reimagined and illustrated some of the fables in her own way. She revisited some of her earlier ideas when planning stories such as "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse", which she dedicated to ‘Aesop in the Shadows’.
Informality is delighted to announce its upcoming solo exhibition titled 'Crosscurrents’, showcasing new paintings, video and drawings with British artist Peter Matthews.
Featuring phenomenal classics from well-known video games – such as World of Warcraft, The Legend of Zelda, Fallout 4 and many more, as well as premieres of brand new scores – brought to life by the power of orchestra and choir, within the magnificent surroundings of this iconic venue.
Discover the fascinating work of female palaeontologists whose research has contributed to our understanding of fossils and ancient life.
Discover the Arctic through the photography of Gregor Sailer and explore the existing, potential, and unexpected impact that warming temperatures will have in this once pristine region.
Fun, free things to do in a park, on the street, or anywhere outdoors.