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Weekday of Wednesday 5 August

August 5, 2020

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What: Secret Garden Concerts, Streatham London Concertante has launched Secret Garden Concerts, a new socially distanced alfresco summer concert series. With London Concertante’s spring-summer season wiped out, this new exciting series allows the chamber ensemble to reach audiences in a new way before concerts are allowed to resume.  Taking place in a newly-formed outdoor garden venue at London Concertante’s HQ in Streatham Hill throughout August, the series of five outdoor performances will be accompanied by a sparkling wine reception and delicious menu.  Musicians include The David Gordon Trio, The Camarilla Ensemble, London Concertante’s Guest Director Jonathan Stone, harpsichordist David Wright and, of course, London Concertante itself. When: From 2 August Cost: Tickets from £35 (£75 with food).  Book here:

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Weekday of Tuesday 4 August

August 4, 2020

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What: Join the National History Museum and Pukka Herbs this summer for a free, online, family-friendly festival inspiring you to connect with nature and learn about the importance of life on Earth. Plant Club Sometimes plants can be easy to miss, but when we take time to look a little closer, we see how exciting and important they really are. These three activities will help you get to know plants better and use some of your scientific skills to investigate them: - How plants...

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Weekday of Monday 3 August

August 3, 2020

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What: Cao Fei: Blueprints Exhibition opens tomorrow (4 August)  Where: Serpentine Galleries This project at the Serpentine Galleries is Cao Fei’s first large-scale institutional solo exhibition in the UK. She has several pieces in New York’s Guggenheim.  Cao Fei‘s is a multimedia artist, predominantly using video. Her work is underpinned by an ongoing exploration of virtuality, how it has radically altered our perception of self and changed the way we understand realit...

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Weekend of Friday 31 July

July 31, 2020

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What: In this online lecture, Alexandra Epps gives an illustrated talk on the extraordinary story of art and the artists who helped rebuild an icon. Online event facilitated by the Barbican Library
Discover the extraordinary story, a symbol of peace and reconciliation and its inspiring commitment to the modern. Experience the work of many of the world-class artists associated with its treasures, including Jacob Epstein, Elisabeth Frink...

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Weekday of Thursday 30 July

July 30, 2020

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THE ROYAL ACADEMY The Royal Academy of Arts, or as it is often abbreviated, the RA, was founded in 1768 by a group of artists headed by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds. Under Reynolds, the academy functioned as a school aimed at teaching drawing, painting, and sculpture to young artists. It was in 1868 where the RA made its final move to permanent quarters at Burlington House where it remains today. The largest work in the Collection is a series of three murals by Sir James T...

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Weekday of Wednesday 29 July

July 29, 2020

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ROYAL AIRFORCE MUSEUM LONDON What & when: Reopened on July 6.The Royal Air Force Museum London (Colindale) celebrates and commemorates the Royal Air Force. Three new innovative galleries explore the first 100 years of the RAF, its role today. Visitors are invited to imagine its future contribution and technology. Multi award-winning First World War in the Air Galleries, Historic Hangars and Bomber Command Hall are also open. What’s new: Please refer to our London homepa...

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