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Our Broken Planet
Natural History Museum
Until 29 Aug Mon-Sun 10am-5:50pm (last entry 5pm)
Last chance to see this free display exploring how humans have transformed the natural world. Through over 40 objects chosen by Museum scientists, they reveal the consequences of our actions and examine some of the solutions that could help mend our broken planet.
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Waste Age: What can design do?
Design Museum Kensington
Til Sun 20 February 2022 9.30am-6pm (Sun-Thur) 9.30am-9pm (Fri-Sat)
Enjoy a special 25% discount when you book a Family Ticket to Waste Age: What can design do? before it ends soon. Pick up the free Family Trail when you visit and follow a journey around the exhibition with fun interactives, thought provoking talking points and perfect selfie moments.
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COP26 Live Blog
Natural History Museum
Live coverage
Welcome to the Natural History Museum's live coverage of COP26. Join them daily as they report on all the action from Glasgow.
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Image credit: Sebastião Salgado  
Discover Amazônia at the Science Museum
Science Museum
On 'til 20 March 2022 Wed - Sun 10am-6pm
Last chance to see award-winning photographer Sebastião Salgado presents Amazônia, a series of breath-taking photographs that celebrate the indigenous peoples and varied landscapes of the Brazilian rain forest. Come and see what The Guardian said “may be the most urgent exhibition of the year”.
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The Earth Here and Now
Institut français
Until Wed 8 Dec 2021 Times vary
On the occasion of the COP 26 held in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021, the Institut français is launching a series of rendezvous on climate change with French and British thinkers.
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After COP26, What Next?
Science Museum
Thur 2 December 2021 Online 7:30pm - 9pm
COP26 is the most important climate talk this year, and the most important climate conference since the Paris Agreement in 2015. But what happens after the negotiations have closed in Glasgow in November?
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Our Future Planet
Science Museum
On until Sept 2022 10am-6pm (last admission 5:15pm)
Can carbon capture help us fight climate change? The Science Museum's latest exhibition explores the cutting-edge technologies being developed to trap carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Power Pack: Climate Emergency
Created by Serpentine Artists-in-Residence Jacob V Joyce and Rudy Loewe, the pack features illustrations of BIPOC (Black/Indigenous/People of Colour) environmental campaigners from around the world alongside a series of creative prompts.
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Green Matters - Film series about climate change & sustainability
Mon 1 Nov - Sat 13 Nov 2021 Online
COP26 is bringing questions of how to stop climate change and the extinction of species to all our minds. The films in this series accompanied by discussions won’t provide the answers to these pressing challenges. But they may help to understand some issues and complexities better.
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Helping the Royal Parks Wildlife
The Royal Parks
Nature is essential for human existence, whilst habitats and species are integral to the landscapes, history and sense of place of the Royal Parks. However, accelerating Climate Change and biodiversity loss is currently harming both human well-being, and the landscapes of the parks. Find out how you can help.
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Are countries meeting their Paris agreement targets?
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Fri 12 Nov 2021 Online & Onsite 7.00pm-8.30pm
On the last day of COP26, BBC journalist and presenter Martine Croxall, with guests Professor Harriet Bulkeley, and Professor Klaus Dodds, will discuss the efforts to reduce emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change.
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Rebuilding Architecture
Design Museum Kensington
Tues 30 November Online 6.30 - 8pm
Join a conversation on new methods for rethinking the future of architecture with designers working across a range of sustainable practices.
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Climate Talks
Science Museum
Throughout 2021
Join the Science Museum throughout 2021 for Climate Talks, a series of streamed panel discussions, Q&As and events exploring the problems caused by climate change. The first of the series begins with Climate Change: Why should we care?
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COP26: Professional geographers panel discussion
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Tue 9 November 2021 Online 1pm-2pm
Hear the views on COP26 so far from a panel of geography professionals. The panel will discuss opportunities for collaboration or ways in which geographers can work together across sectors and build links between government, academia and business.
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The South Ken Green Trail

The South Ken Green Trail installations welcomed visitors and nature to South Kensington over the summer and autumn and now these pop-up green hubs are being moved to new homes. Find out more.

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Discover South Kensington is an initiative of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group, a partnership of the cultural and educational organisations in and around Exhibition Road, South Kensington.

Our partners include:
The Design Museum
Imperial College London
Institut franҫais
The Ismaili Centre
Kensington Palace
Natural History Museum
Royal Albert Hall
South Kensington Estates
Royal College of Art
Cromwell Place
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Royal College of Music
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
The Royal Parks
Serpentine Galleries
The Science Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Royal Society of Sculptors
Japan House
Westminster City Council
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