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Buckingham Palace: Aerial shot at night. Photo Credit: ©London & Partners.

London Wins 2 Tourism Awards from Condé Nast Traveller

London has won two prestigious accolades at the annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2016. The capital came out […]

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Blue Badge Tourist Guide Brian Harlock on return from round the world sailing trip. Photo Credit: ©Liz Rubenstein.

The London Blue Badge Tourist Guide Who Sailed The World

When fellow Blue Badge Tourist Guide Brian Harlock told me he was signing up to sail around the world I […]

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Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948): Water of the Flowery Mill, 1944. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ©ARS, NY and DACS, London 2016.

Abstract Expressionism Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring an unparalleled period in American art, this long awaited Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts reveals […]

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Portrait of Olga Picasso, 1923. Photo Credit: ©Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2016.

Picasso Portraits Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

A new Picasso exhibition will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery. Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and […]

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The Sombre Malembo, God of the Crossroads, 1943. Photo Credit: © SDO Wifredo Lam.

Wifredo Lam Exhibition at Tate Modern

A new exhibition at Tate Modern will feature the works of Wifredo Lam (1902-1982).  Born in Cuba of mixed heritage, […]

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Floating Dreams art installation by South Korean multimedia artist, Ik-Joong Kang. Photo Credit: © Totally Thames 2016.

Totally Thames Festival 2016

Following the success of the first two festivals, Totally Thames 2016 presents a new programme throughout September of live and […]

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Gold rhino. From Mapungubwe, capital of the first kingdom in southern Africa, c. AD 1220 - 1290. Photo Credit: Department of Arts ©University of Pretoria via British Museum.

South Africa – The Art of a Nation Exhibition at British Museum

One of Africa’s greatest treasures, the 800-year-old golden rhinoceros of Mapungubwe, is to leave the continent for the first time […]

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Great Fire 350 - London 1666 - Watch It Burn. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.

350th Anniversary Events for the Great Fire of London

On 2 September 2016, it will be exactly 350 years since the catastrophic Great Fire of London started in Thomas […]

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Design for a greetings card, Beatrix Potter, 1890. Photo Credit: © Victoria & Albert Museum with kind permission of Frederick Warne & Co.

Beatrix Potter’s London Display at Victoria & Albert Museum

Marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter (1866-1943), the Victoria & Albert Museum will showcase a display […]

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British Museum - Great Court.

The British Museum Announces Most Successful Year Ever

2015/16 was the British Museum’s most successful year ever with nearly 6.9 million visitors (6,853,540) and a digital audience in […]

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Victoria & Albert Museum: Cole with Giant Camera. Photo Credit: ©Tim Walker, 2004.

The Camera Exposed Exhibition at Victoria & Albert Museum

People are taking more photographs today than ever before, but as they increasingly rely on smartphones, the traditional camera is […]

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Somerset House - Film4 Summer Screen

Film4 Summer Screen At Somerset House: 4 – 17 August

The open-air film festival returns with a mixed programme of UK premieres, old favourites and Cannes award-winning films, including comedies, […]

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