Explore portraits of two Jamaican gentlemen scholars. Burke's photography and archives, alongside historical artefacts and scientific images shedding new light on the Williams painting, invite reflections on quests for identity and colonial legacies.
The children's library has reopened providing children with easy access to a wide range of interactive resources.
The Blyth Gallery, curated by Mindy Lee, is an artist-run space for creative exploration of ambitious visual projects. Exhibitions include Imperial College students and staff shows, exhibitions of postgraduate Fine Art student work and work by visiting professional artists.
Head to the Serpentine Bar & Kitchen to hire a boat over the summer. Recognised as one of the most famous boating spots in London, Hyde Park is the perfect place to take in the scenery, enjoy an ice cream and float down the Serpentine in the middle of the park.
Book your free timed entry ticket to the Natural History Museum and explore the nation’s finest collection of natural history specimens.
Head to the Science Museum website to book your free admission tickets and explore their incredible galleries and exhibitions this summer.
The Science Museum's Learning Resources is bursting with interesting and fun experiments. Bring the wonder home and explore science and maths with their hands-on activities the whole family can do together.
Serpentine are working with Brian Eno on developing a new set of cards. Presenting prompts and questions, the deck aims to invite young people, adults and organisations to think differently about the planet. Be part of the conversation! Send in your answers, as well as your own questions!
Tours of Imperial College London are available for groups of students between 13 and 18 years old. These visits include a tour of the South Kensington campus, as well as a presentation and potential subject-specific tours for older students. Email to book a tour.
Emma-Jayne Parkes uses her design skills and a special type of ‘smart’ material to change the perception of a grey, rainy day. Discover more about her Squid London’s colour changing umbrella!
The spectacular surroundings of the Royal Albert hall become a festive hub bringing incredible carols to life.
Explore this display, co-produced with young people, celebrating 75 years since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks with stories and photographs from the Windrush generation
Visit the V&A's amazing collection of ceramics, first opened in 1868. The galleries include the stunning Ceramic Staircase which was designed by Frank Moody, a master in the Schools of Design, together with his students.
See a variety of hand-crafted ceramic (yachimun) products from Okinawa Prefecture, including bowls, teapots and animal figurines.
Witness the meticulous preparation of rich and foamy matcha tea, marvel at the expert and elegant movements of Urasenke chadō practitioners.
The Royal Albert Hall have a wide range of shows and events for children and families to get involved in, which all promise an unforgettable day out. From storytelling for babies and toddlers to interactive concerts featuring Albert’s Band, there is something to fascinate and inspire children of every age.
As the Lunar Year dawns, join the Science Museum to celebrate the Year of the Dragon and the opening of Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍. This late will explore how ideas of time and its technological development transformed our lives, taking in quantum physics, atomic clocks, and even time travel in science fiction!
Grab a mulled wine and a minced pie and get into the Christmas spirit at the Natural History Museum. See some stunning snowy scenes at Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and visit Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur exhibition!
This year’s programme at the Royal Albert Hall is full of heart-warming live events to be enjoyed with your loved ones. There’s something for everyone, from Christmas carols to traditional concerts, drag, jazz, gospel and so much more!
Gather all the Christmas essentials so that you can get your loved one something special. With a full range of gift ideas, including stocking fillers & party gifts either buy online or in-person shopping.
The Royal College of Art and Students’ Union presents their annual Christmas Fête. Artists and Designers invite you to view and purchase bespoke ceramics, jewellery, prints, textiles, illustrations and zines!
Get ready for Christmas with gift wrapping demonstrations and enjoy seasonal refreshments and tastings. Guests will receive a 15% discount on all purchases made in store.
Celebrate the holiday season with a musical drop-in activity at the V&A. For you and the family to learn how to create your very own interactive video dance game, inspired by cheerful holiday music.