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Weekday of Thursday 3 December

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, In : December 


Flash Briefing
What: Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing
When: 5-23 December 2020, 10am-3pm Where: Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London W2 3XA United Kingdom Tickets: Free For more info: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/whats-on/jennifer-packer/ Book here: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/tickets-jennifer-packer/ The exhibition draws out timely and necessary discussions on care, racial politics, representation, and art history, revealing Packer as one of th...


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Weekday of Wednesday 21 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, In : October 


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Family-friendly Events & Activities What: Paddington Bear's London - A family-friendly virtual tour
When: 27-30 October 2020

Come and join our exciting exploration of Paddington Bear's London. During this 60 minute virtual tour we will visit sites from both blockbuster films such as Windsor Gardens, Mr Gruber's antiques shop and the Natural History Museum.

Hazel, your London tour guide, will share her top tips on the film locations and what there is to do there if you want to vi...


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Weekday of Thursday 8 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 8, 2020, In : October 


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What: Greenwich London Walk
Come and see some of the finest and most important buildings in England. Explore Greenwich’s magisterial and its seedy sides, and hear about its literary connections on this fascinating public walking tour. Greenwich was for centuries the ceremonial entrance to the capital from the river Thames. It was the site of one the most important Tudor palaces, and later of the Royal Naval Hospital where a collection of the greatest names in English archi...


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Weekday of Wednesday 7 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, In : October 


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What: London Cocktail Week - extended to a month!
London Cocktail Week is an enormous celebration of our capital's fantastic cocktail scene and the biggest e  kind in the world with £6 signature cocktails and immersive experiences in hundreds of the best bars in the city! Our self-guided Cocktail Tours can be taken at your own pace and so are fully compliant with the new government guidelines. All participating venues are strictly sticking to policy and so wearing a London ...


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Weekend of Friday 2 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 2, 2020, In : October 


Flash Briefing
What: Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior. The Peacock Room – a sumptuous 19th-century dining room once housed just a stone's throw away from the V&A, and now installed at the Freer Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Cost: Free Wh...


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Weekday of Tuesday 29 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, In : September 


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The King & Queen’s State Apartments Website: https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/#gs.gtu7mi Twitter: @HRP_palaces Instagram: @historicroyalpalaces


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What: The King’s State Apartments
Explore these sumptuous rooms, each grander than the last The first thing you will notice about these opulent rooms is that they are surprisingly sparse. This is because, unlike domestic rooms, the State Apartments were u...


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Weekend of Friday 18 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 18, 2020, In : September 


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What: Thames Festival Trust: Totally Thames 2020
Celebrating the River Thames with arts events, active adventures, environmental initiatives, heritage and education programmes. Live streamed shows and performances from the Thames Festival Trust Fri 18th - Wed 30th Sep 2020 9am - 8pm Tune into talks, see an online photo exhibition and join a tour of the River Lea as part of the Lighting up the Lea virtual activities. Cody Dock will host the following virtual events in Septe...


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Weekday of Tuesday 8 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, In : September 


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What: Illuminated River in 360 - Virtual Tour
Illuminated River is the first artistic and cohesive vision for the central Thames bridges, celebrating them as architectural, social and historical landmarks, and creating a symbolic link across the capital. Once complete, at 2.3 miles in length, along 4.5 nautical miles of the Thames, it will be the longest public art commission in the world, seen over 130 million times each year. Free and publicly accessible for all to enjoy, ...


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Weekday of Thursday 3 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, September 3, 2020, In : September 


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What: Chelsea History Festival
JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF HISTORY FROM THE HEART OF CHELSEA This year’s Chelsea History Festival will bring the past to life through a series of talks, tours and events, both physical and virtual. The immersive programme will reveal history in all its variety, and demonstrate its ongoing resonance and relevance today. The past will be brought to life in an immersive mixture of digital and physical events for the Chelsea History Festival 2...


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Weekday of Monday 10 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 10, 2020, In : August 


Flash Briefings
What: UK Parliament’s free online talks Note: At the end of the talks, 15 minutes are available for you to ask questions. This is an online event and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live Events which you can access through your web browser. You do not need a Microsoft account to join the event. We will send full details of how to join the event online following registration.
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Weekday of Tuesday 28 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, In : July 


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LONG VIEWS OF LONDON: OUT OF THE MAW

What: London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is home to an extraordinary range of documents, images, maps, film and books about London. This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.

20th century London was a place of extremes: wealth and want, war and peace, destruction, and rebuilding... In this talk we look at the tumultuous London of the 20th Century. Through LMA’s picture archive we will visit a L...


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Weekday of Monday 27 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, July 27, 2020, In : July 


Flash Briefings
TATE GALLERIES
What & when: All four of our galleries are reopening today 27 July and you can now book a ticket to visit!

What’s new: To make sure we can open safely, all visitors will need to book a timed ticket online for both the free collections and the paid exhibitions.

Price: Free entry in galleries. Check their website for exhibits’ rates.

Become a member: Join as a Tate Member for a year of free entry to our shows.
Reopening FAQs: https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/freque...


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Weekday of Thursday 23 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 23, 2020, In : July 


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ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST THE ROYAL MEWS, BUCKINGHAM PALACE What: Home to historic royal carriages and one of the finest working stables in existence. The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for all the road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family. When: Discover this living part of Britain's heritage, open from February to November each year. We will be welcoming visitors again from 23 July. Price: Adult - £13.00 / Combined visit to The Q...


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