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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

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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.

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Evening Classes at Imperial

27th April - 27th June
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.

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

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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 3D (U)

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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. See fantastic images of the Earth from the Space Station and gain a new understanding of how wonderful and unique our planet is.

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

Information Age

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Science Museum
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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

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

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The Vault

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Natural History Museum
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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

HABA Yoshitaka

Daily
10am-8pm; Sun 12noon-6pm
Japan House London
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The Library at Japan House offers a new approach to appreciate and engage with books, by displaying books in a particular way, and through bookshelf exhibitions curated by HABA Yoshitaka of BACH, a book specialist in Japan.

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Music

DJ Yoda and House Gospel Choir Soundsystem

2 August 2019
7pm
Natural History Museum
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The night will kick off with House Gospel Choir Soundsystem, outstanding singers and festival-circuit favourites bringing together gospel and house music.

Cheese and Wine Under the Moon

23 July 2019
7pm-8:30pm; 9pm-10:30pm
Natural History Museum
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Enjoy a special evening of wine and cheese tasting underneath Luke Jerram's breathtaking installation of the Moon, in collaboration with South Kensington cheese shop, La Cave à Fromage.

Dino Snores for Grown Ups

24 Jan, 7 Mar 2020
6.30pm - 9.30am
Natural History Museum
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Sleep at the Museum and enjoy a unique night of music, food, science, art and cinema.

Crime Scene Live

4 Oct, 1 Nov, 17 Jan, 20 Mar
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.

Flow Yoga in the Park

Fortnightly until 29th July
6.30-7.30pm
Hyde Park
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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 LookOut, our very own idyllic haven in the heart of Hyde Park. No previous experience is required.

Big Family Weekend

29th - 30th June
10am - 6pm
Serpentine Galleries
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The Serpentine presents a weekend of artist-led workshops for children and families responding to Faith Ringgold’s summer exhibition and exploring the themes of art, activism, poetry and print. The event is free, drop-in and suitable for families with children of all ages.

Don Quixote: A Knight on a Bike

12th & 13th July
2pm (Sat only), 7pm
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Join Exquisite Folly Theatre for this new adaptation of Cervantes classic novel around the parks of Kensington and Chelsea this July, where the audience and the actors are on bicycles. Expect extreme delusions of grandeur, singing, silliness, interactive storytelling and lots of fun. Age 10+

Free

Friday Night Sketch | #madein1989

5 July 2019
6pm-8pm
Design Museum Kensington
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During the first Friday of each month, a professional designer or illustrator sets a sketching task inspired by the museum’s permanent collection or most recent exhibition. A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the museum’s Friday Late Opening.

Outdoors

Walking with Kubrick: A London Odyssey

13 July, 7 September
10:30-12:30
Design Museum Kensington
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If Kubrick were alive today what film would he be making? Explore the question through this original walking tour on Stanley Kubrick’s life and filmmaking process through central London to learn about Kubrick's life and film-making process.

Creative

Three-Way Weaving

28 July 2019
1pm-4pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Learn about the ancient process of three-way weaving, a method that has been used worldwide for generations to create fabrics, basketry and materials known for their strength.

Free

Friday Night Sketch | Exquisite Corpse

2 August 2019
6pm-8pm
Design Museum Kensington
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A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the museum’s Friday Late Opening. This month's sketch will take the Exquisite Corpse game as its point of departure.

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Silent Disco

28th June
10.15pm - 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.

Kids
Free

Discovery Day - Victoria and Albert's Birthday Bash

29 May
11am-3pm
Hyde Park
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Victoria and Albert are turning 200! Help celebrate the bicentenary of their birth at The LookOut, Hyde Park. Come dressed up in your Victorian best and learn how they influenced both Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

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Creative

Life-Drawing and Painting in Leighton's studio

30 Apr, 21 May, 18 Jun & 9 Jul
1-4pm
Leighton House Museum
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Artist Ann Witheridge, founder of London Fine Art Studios, returns to lead a new series of her popular life-drawing sessions in the studio of the former president of the Royal Academy. Each afternoon will consist of a mixture of short exercises and longer poses, with reference to the permanent collection and expert tuition from Ann.

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Pop-up Performance: Victoria and Albert Season 2019

25th May - 31st Aug
11.00, 13.00 & 15.00
V&A
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Explore some of the secrets and surprises of the museum’s story with Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Jim the Dog. Meet Queen Victoria, Prince Albert or Jim the Dog. Journey around to dig up some secrets and surprises of the museum and life in Victorian times.

DJ Yoda and House Gospel Choir Soundsyste

2nd Aug
From 7pm
Natural History Museum
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See DJ Yoda and House Gospel Choir Soundsystem perform in Hintze Hall. Kicking off with the Choir, outstanding singers and festival-circuit favourites bringing together gospel and house music. Then the multi-award-winning hip-hop producer DJ Yoda will bring his fresh beats centre stage.

Yoga Under the Moon

24 June - 1 September 2019
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Natural History Museum
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Join a special series of yoga & wellbeing classes under Luke Jerram's magnificent artwork, Museum of the Moon. In each class a qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements and poses that connect to the Moon hanging above. You can choose from a variety of classes.

The Great Exhibition Road Festival

28th-30th June
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This summer join us for a weekend of curiosity, discovery and exploration, bringing together science and the arts. From drones to design, and from symphony orchestras to brass bands, get stuck into a unique programme of creative workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances.

Companion: Moon

17th May - 29th Aug
Various Thur, Fri & Sat
Natural History Museum
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Join interactive theatre-makers Coney in an experience where you can join in or observe as multiple art forms combine. The performances are inspired by artist Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon artwork and conversations with Museum scientists. Performance lasts 15 mins.