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Thames River Crossings Event - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The first bridge in London to span the Thames was built by the Romans in AD55 using piled structures for the foundations.
January 14, 2022
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Sensational Butterflies at Natural History Museum

This Easter, escape to the tropical butterfly house and see the crawling caterpillar transform into the beautiful butterfly at the all-time favourite National History Museum.
January 14, 2022
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Michelangelo & Sebastiano Exhibition Review

The large altarpiece The Raising of Lazarus by Sebastiano (NG1) was one of the first paintings in the National Gallery and so it seems quite surprising that Sebastian is not so well known with those not so immersed in the Renaissance art world.
January 14, 2022
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Gold Christmas at the National Gallery

Gold shines brightest in the National Gallery during the festive season. This year, visitors are invited to celebrate the holidays by exploring the scintillating presence of gold throughout the collection.
January 14, 2022
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FREE Rembrandt Exhibition at The British Museum

The British Museum is a wonderful place to visit, especially when you are dipping in to see something specific.
January 13, 2022
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Beasts of London: a Review

Rats, horses, a dormouse, pigeons and geese, the Museum of London is turned into a menagerie of beastly wonder.
January 13, 2022
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Beasts of London, Museum of London

Beasts of London experience at the Museum of London explores the fascinating role animals have played in shaping the capital. Step into a self-guided tour through London’s beasty history, narrated by the animals who once lived here.
January 13, 2022
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Have you seen the magic wand in the British Museum?

With hundreds of thousands of objects on display at the British Museum, it is easy to miss one of the oldest things in the collection. And it comes, not from Egypt, Greece or Rome but from France.
January 11, 2022
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Rare Objects Paint A New Picture of Bronze Age London

A total of 453 bronze objects dating between c.900 and c.800 have been discovered in Havering, Greater London.
January 11, 2022
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The Oldest Trick in The Book

I am always amazed when I cross Westminster Bridge to see the Three Card Trick in operation. In case you don’t know it, this is where three criminals con people out of their money in a rigged card game, also known as Find The Lady.
January 10, 2022
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Looking for Medieval London Bridge

London Bridge is Falling Down. Anyone know a song about that?
January 10, 2022
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Mithraeum

You can visit three Roman sites within the City: the Amphitheatre underneath Guildhall Art Gallery, the baths on Lower Thames Street, and the Mithraeum in the Bloomberg Building.
January 7, 2022
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Havering Hoard

The Havering Hoard is the largest Bronze Age hoard to have been found in London, and is now available to see at the Museum of London Docklands, in Canary Wharf.
January 5, 2022
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British Museum: The False Door of Ptahshepses

Like all displays of objects from Ancient Egypt, the British Museum’s collection is biased towards funerary objects, as these are what have survived best.
January 5, 2022
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Saint Thomas Becket at the British Museum

The exhibition on Thomas Becket at the British Museum finishes soon. Make sure you don’t miss it.
December 23, 2021
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