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A new season of Fashion, Style and Lates

A new season of exhibitions puts the spotlight on fashion with the V&A’s Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear opening on 19th March, tracing how menswear has been fashioned and refashioned over the centuries.

Opening on 4th March, Life Through a Royal Lens at Kensington Palace explores the Royal Family through photography bringing together some of the most iconic images ever taken of the Royal Family.

This month also sees the return of the Lates programme at the Science Museum and Imperial College London. The Science Museum Lates celebrates its Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom exhibition and Imperial Lates will take you on a journey into the brain.

 
 
  What's on  
 
 
 
Science Museum Lates are Back!
 
Science Museum
Wed 30 March 2022 6.45pm-10pm
 
Science Museum Lates are back with adults-only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the Museum on the last Wednesday of every month. Join them for an ancient Greeks-themed Lates this March, celebrating their Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom exhibition. From sundial workshops and votive object hunts to ship racing, there's endless fun to be had!
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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - 70 Years!
 
Royal Albert Hall
Wed 16 March 2022 7:30pm
 
Join the Royal Albert Hall for the first high-profile event in celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee. The special concert will be hosted by the BBC’s Sophie Raworth, and will feature music performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Mike Dixon.
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The Last Forest (12A) + Q&A
 
Science Museum
Wed 9 March 2022 8pm-10pm
 
Join director Luiz Bolognesi for a screening of his 2021 film The Last Forest followed by a Q&A. The film presents a visual experience of what it is to live among the isolated Yanomami tribe in South America. Complete your evening with a private view of Amazônia – tickets are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.
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Imperial Lates: The Brain
 
Imperial College London
23 March 2022 6-9 pm
 
Journey into the brain with an evening of head-bending science, from psychedelic medicine to how our online lives affect our mental health. Get to know your grey matter as you design your own brain-deceiving optical illusions, make neuron-inspired string art, and put your questions to our brainy experts.
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Image credit: Burrow Sprout Grow 2021  
Gilbert Bayes Award 2022 Winner's Exhibition
 
The Royal Society of Sculptors
Exhibiting at Cromwell Place Wed 16 March - Sun 27 March 2022
 
The Royal Society of Sculptors is delighted to be exhibiting the Gilbert Bayes Award 2021 Winners' at South Ken's newest art gallery, Cromwell Place. This year's guest curator is Touria El Glaoui, Founding Director of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair who worked with our Board to select the winners.
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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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Women Shaping the World Festival
 
Institut français
Tues 8 March - Sun 13 March 2022 Times vary
 
At the crossroads of arts, culture and feminism, the Women Shaping the World Festival takes place around International Women’s Day, and a committed idea that society should aspire to gender and sexual equality. From Haiti to Kosovo, the Festival celebrates women across the globe with films, opera, history and more.
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Ciné Lumière for under 25's
 
Institut français
 
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.
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Amy - Beyond the Stage Multisensory Tour
 
Design Museum Kensington
Sat 19 March 2022 10am-12 noon
 
Join tour guide Andrew Mashigo for a curated multisensory tour of Amy: Beyond the Stage for blind and partially sighted visitors.
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Teenager Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall
 
Royal Albert Hall
Mon 21 March - Sun 27 March 2022 Times vary
 
The Royal Albert Hall has announced the artists for this year's TCT line-up for 2022, with the biggest names in music and comedy coming together each year to raise money to help young people face the chaos of cancer. From Ed Sheeran, Liam Gallagher and Madness to Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett, Tom Allen and more!
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Dune (12A)
 
Science Museum
On until Sat 5 March Times vary
 
Experience Dune in all its stunning glory at the Science Museum's IMAX, one of the biggest screens in the UK. Duke Leto Atreides has been sent to the desert planet Dune to secure it, bringing his son, Paul, who has an even bigger destiny that transcends beyond their people.
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Image credit: Jayme Elkins/With Many Roots  
Climate Science Workshop
 
Goethe-Institut
Sat 12 March 2022 10am - 1pm
 
Join a small-group of like-minded people for an interesting workshop at the Goethe-Institut. Using a series of cards, the systemic nature of climate change will be mapped out.
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Women and Climate Change...
 
Imperial College London
Tues 8 March 2022 Onsite & Online 4pm-5:30pm
 
... Leading the way to a more sustainable and equitable world. With limited access to and control of environmental goods and services, women have negligible participation in decision-making. Join a panel of women researchers as they reflect on personal experiences and observations.
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In Practice: Drawing Diamonds
 
V&A
Tues 12 April 2022 Online 2pm-3:30pm
 
Be introduced to the art of jewellery gouache painting, a precise and creative craft widely used in the jewellery industry, treasured in historical jewellery houses as an important part of their heritage.
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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.

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The Design Museum
Goethe-Institut
Imperial College London
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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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