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Go behind the railings of the Albert Memorial

15th March
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Hyde Park
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Delve deeper into the history and stories of this incredible monument to Albert, Prince Consort Queen Victoria’s beloved husband and enjoy an exclusive experience underneath the Albert Memorial, the under croft, an area seldom opened to the public.

Go behind the scenes of Hyde Park’s Plant Nursery

19th April
11am - 2pm
Hyde Park
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Enjoy a tour of the Hyde Park's brand new plant nursery, learning about its history, the sustainable building and practices that help the team grow over 1,400 varieties of plants. Plus, enjoy a tasty lunch before creating your own hanging baskets similar to those hung in the Royal Parks to take home.

Goethe-Kino: We Might As Well Be Dead by Natalia Sinelnikova

28th Feb
7pm
Goethe-Institut
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We Might As Well Be Dead is a 2022 German-Romanian satirical comedy-drama film directed by Natalia Sinelnikova (in her directorial debut) and written by Sinelnikova & Viktor Gallandi. It stars Ioana Iacob and Pola Geiger.

Google Arts & Culture: Serpentine

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Serpentine
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Championing new ideas in contemporary art since it opened in 1970, Serpentine has presented pioneering exhibitions of 2,263 artists over 45 years, showing a wide range of work from emerging practitioners to the most internationally recognised artists and architects of our time. Explore more online.

Google Arts & Culture: The Natural History Museum

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Natural History Museum
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Explore a story of natural history discovery in an interactive experience, Making Natural History, Dive into the museum's 80 million specimens, encounter a prehistoric marine reptile in virtual reality, discover pioneering Museum research, navigate the galleries in 360 degrees & take a tour of exhibits tackling natural history themes,

Google Arts & Culture: The Science Museum

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Science Museum
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Striving to be the best place in the world for people to enjoy science, the Science Museum's world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe. Explore the museum's exhibitions and online collections.

Google Arts & Culture: V&A

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V&A
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Explore online the world's leading museum of art and design - the V&A enriches people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

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.

Hands On Design Workshops

Mon-Thurs during term time
10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Suitable for Key Stage 2, 3, 4 and 5, available workshops include Stranger by Design, Chairs and Seating, and Designer Maker User and leads pupils to creating their own products based on a brief. Sessions run for one hour and are accompanied by a visit to the Designer Maker User gallery.

Image credit: Thomas Baines 1856

Hidden Histories of Exploration

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Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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When we think about the history of exploration, we often imagine it as the work of exceptional individuals in extraordinary circumstances. Men and women venturing forth on some incredible journey, a fundamentally collective and shared experience. This wonderful online exhibition draws on images of exploration since 1800.

Hintze Hall

Open Daily
Natural History Museum
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Walk beneath the largest animal on Earth and explore dozens of other exhibits representing 4.5 billion years of natural history in the gateway to the museum's collections and galleries.

Hire the Look Out in Hyde Park

Hyde Park
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The LookOut is an enclosed and flexible event space set within an acre of beautiful gardens in the heart of Hyde Park. A great venue for hosting conferences, private celebrations, press events and summer parties.

Hire the Royal College of Music

Royal College of Music
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As part of our continued investment in facilities, the Royal College of Music is embarking on a major £40m project to create a range of new spaces, including new performance areas and public spaces. Currently they are not accepting commercial or external event bookings.

Hiring the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall
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There is limited availability to hire the iconic auditorium but with a broad selection of event spaces outside the main auditorium, the Hall is the ideal venue to host daytime meetings or bespoke evening functions with capacities from 12 to 500 people.

Historic Royal Palaces Membership

Kensington Palace
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With seasonal sparkle and Christmas activities for all, now's the perfect time to become a member of Historic Royal Palaces and start sharing uplifting experiences and days out with loved ones at some of the UK's most iconic palaces.

Holding events Hyde Park or Kensington Gardens

Hyde Park
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The Royal Parks have a history of hosting events from small events such as sponsored runs, community sports, guided walks, competitions, picnics etc to major events and celebrations.

Hop on a Santander bike

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Why not hop on a Santander bike and explore South Kensington - take a ride through the Parks, pass Kensington Palace, around the Serpentine and arrive at the Museums.

How Not to Photograph a Bulldog

25th May- 20th April 2024
10am-5:30pm
V&A
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This book display reveals how dogs have been used to teach photography, and how dog photography has developed as a discipline in its own right.

How to Build a Low-Carbon Home

Until 10th March
10am - 6pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Closing soon! How can we design our homes to respond to the climate emergency? Discover how architects are reimagining wood, stone and straw to design homes fit for the future in this free display.

How to create a wildlife friendly garden

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Natural History Museum
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Seven simple ways to create a wildlife-friendly garden. The amount of wildlife on our doorsteps is astounding but is increasingly being lost to hard surfacing and paving. Wildlife needs a helping hand. and even small changes can help. Here are seven easy ways to make your garden a haven for wildlife.

How to Make A Bee Hotel

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Natural History Museum
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This simple bee hotel will provide a home for a variety of solitary bees, including red mason bees and leafcutter bees.

How To Make Seed Balls

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The Royal Parks
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Follow the Royal Park's guide to make your own seed balls. Add a pop of wildflower colour to your outdoor space and help pollinators at the same time!

How to press flowers

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Natural History Museum
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Why not embark on a craft project and decorate special cards for family and friends, create beautiful art, or make a collection of herbarium sheets recording the plants growing in your garden?

Human Evolution

Daily
Mon-Sun 10am-5:50pm (last entry 5pm)
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.