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Annika’s Top Tips

(English) A selection of events and items of interest.  I haven’t done all of them, but they sound inspiring, please check dates, opening times etc beforehand.

Blockbuster Ideas:

National Gallery – Sorolla ends 7/7/19, Sean Scully ends 11/8/19, Gaugin starts 7/10/19

National Portrait Gallery – Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver ends 19/5/19, Only Human ends 27/5/19

Royal Academy –  Antony Gormley from 21/9/19

Tate Britain – van Gogh ends 11/8

Tate Modern – Pierre Bonnard ends 6/5/19, Franz West ends 2/6/19, Dorothea Tanning ends June 9, Olafur Eliasson from 11/7/19

V&A – Christian Dior ends 1/9/19, Mary Quant ends 16/2/20

Westminster Abbey – new upstairs Queen’s Gallery and David Hockney stained window

“Off piste” Ideas:

London Craft week 8-12/5 at Coal Drops Yard, Japan House etc

Royal Pavilion, Brighton – Stephen Jones Hat exhibition ends 9/6 

Kew Gardens – Kew Garden – Refurbished Temperate House, Chihuly ends 27/10

Gagosian – Rembrandt self portrait ends 18/5

The Garden at 120 Fenchurch Street – public skygarden in the City, need to book

Pitzhanger Manor – Anish Kapoor ends 18/8/19

Somerset House – Acute Art, studio tours every 3rd Saturday week of month at 12.15, 13.15, 14.15, 15.15

V&A – Gallery talks on Thursdays at 1pm, Conservation Studio tours – 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11am, book via Contact Centre ext.2000

Soane Museum – Wed-Sun guided tours upstairs at 1.15, 2pm prepare for queue, candlelight evening events

Kings Cross – Heatherwick’s new Coal Drops Yard

London Walks – Hampstead Spies 3rd Sunday of the month

Southside House – Candle lit tours, classic English afternoon tea

Charterhouse – tour with Brothers