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Annika’s Top Tips

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:

British Museum – Ashurbanipal ends 21/2/19

British Library – Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms ends 19/2/19

National Gallery – Courtauld Impressionists ends 20/1/19, Mantegna & Bellini ends 27/1/19

National Portrait Gallery – Gainsborough Family Album end 3/2/19

Royal Academy – Renzo Piano ends 20/1/19, Klimt / Schiele ends 3/2/19 and New extension

Tate Britain – Edward Burne-Jones ends 29/2/19

Tate Modern – Annie Albers ends 27/1/19 and Tania Bruguera in the Turbine Hall

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

“Off piste” Ideas:

Design Museum – Politics of London Housing to 27/1/19

Somerset House – Acute Art

Strawberry Hill – Lost Treasures ends 24/2/2

Science Museum – The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution

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

Garden Museum – Humphrey Repton ends 3/2/19

Whitechapel Gallery – Elmgren & Dragset to 13/1/19

London Walks – Hampstead Spies 3rd Sunday of the month

Southside House – Candle lit tours, classic English afternoon tea

Charterhouse – tour with Brothers

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

Kew Garden – Refurbished Temperate House