Try something different

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.

Course

Evening Classes at Imperial

Oct 2017-Mar 2019
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.

V&A - Professional Development

til 29th Mar 2019
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V&A
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Develop the professional skills you need to work in today's museum sector. Led by expert staff, these intensive part-time courses use V&A case studies to provide unique insights into their collections, work and best practice.

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

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
Science Museum
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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)

Dates & Times vary
Science Museum
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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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V&A
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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

Daily
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

Daily
V&A
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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

Daily
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

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
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

Daily
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.

Friday Late: Sonic Boom

22nd Feb
6.30 - 10pm
V&A
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Join a soundscape led tour of the galleries or create a standing wave to reflect the resonance of spaces and objects. Visit a museum of sound and reflect on the role of audio archiving. Discover sonic installations and live interventions as we blur the boundaries between sound, noise and music.

Marina Abramović: The Life

19th - 24th Feb
10am - 6pm
Serpentine Galleries
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Art and technology combine for a world first with Marina Abramović, the pioneering performance artist, and the presentation of her latest performance: The Life in Mixed Reality (a wearable augmented experience).

Live Science: What does your spending say about you?

On until 23rd Feb
11am - 4.30pm, Tue, Wed, Thur & Sat
Science Museum
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This research event invites visitors can take part in a series of experiments exploring the science behind managing money in the museum’s Who Am I? gallery, ‘What does your spending say about you?’ Is part of the Science Museum’s ongoing Live Science project, that sees scientists carry out research in the museum with the help of visitors.

Free

Hito Steyerl

6th Mar - 6th May
10-6pm, closed Mondays
Serpentine Galleries
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Hito Steyerl's new project, explores ideas and predictions at the meeting point of artificial intelligence and human testimony. The project includes Actual Reality OS, a collectively produced digital commission, Power Walks, a series of guided neighbourhood walks, and Power Plants.

Music
Movies
Course

Springboard: Composition for Screen

3, 10 & 24 Feb
10am
Royal College of Music
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Ages 13–16. Do you want to be the next John Williams? Create unique musical scores to especially adapted clips of Lord of the Rings and The Incredibles in a course led by a professional film composer and a team of Royal College of Music musicians. The final films will be premiered at a screening at the RCM.

Creative
Music

Otis & Eunice

29th & 30th Mar
4.30pm & 6.30pm
Royal College of Music
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In two different cities, in two different places, one story is told. Otis and Eunice are in love. On a bright summer's morning the carnival comes to town and through the colour and the excitement, Eunice goes missing... A multi-location theatrical performance.

Adult Education Classes at Imperial College

Oct -March 2019
Imperial College London
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Imperial College run a range of daytime and evening classes in languages, the arts and humanities, and science subjects. Classes start in mid-October, with Evening classes meeting from 18:00 to 20:00 and Lunchtime Learning courses meet during lunch hours.

The Sun: Living With Our Star Family Festivals

2nd & 3rd March
11am - 5pm
Science Museum
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Join the museum as they delve into the science and history behind our nearest star as they celebrate the exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. There will be pop-up workshops exploring the science behind the Sun and hands-on interactive activities designed to delight and inspire the whole family.

Yoga at the Natural History Museum

13th Jan, 3rd Feb, 10th March
8-9.15am
Natural History Museum
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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.

Kids
Design

Meet the Author & Artist: Paul Rouillac

9th Mar
2pm
Institut français
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Pop-up book expert Paul Rouillac shares with you tips and tricks on how to make your own book that grows, pops and surprises at every page, followed by a workshop to create colourful pop-up cards!