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Friday, 21 November 2014

Science Museum - Celebrate Information Age at this month's Lates

Join us after hours and explore our new Information Age gallery
Wednesday 26 November 2014, 18.45 - 22.00
This month's Lates celebrates the opening of our new Information Age gallery. 

From making your own satellite, to learning how tea and cake helped kick start a computing revolution, you will have the chance to get hands-on and discover the stories behind 200 years of information and communication technologies. 

You can also catch our regular highlights of a pub quiz, silent disco and Punk Science comedy game show.

2nt Disneyland® Winter Wonderland Trip, Flights & B’fast

From £149pp (from Major Travel) for a 2nt Disneyland® Paris stay inc. Hopper ticket, return flights & b’fast, from £189pp for 3nts - save up to 26%
From £149pp (from Major Travel) for a 2nt Disneyland® Paris stay inc. Hopper ticket, return flights & b’fast, from £189pp for 3nts - save up to 26%

Moules Frites & Wine for 2 - Locanda

£19 instead of up to £38.80 for a moules frites meal for 2 people inc. a glass of wine each at Locanda 311, West Hampstead - save up to 51% View Offer Details
£19 instead of up to £38.80 for a moules frites meal for 2 people inc. a glass of wine each at Locanda 311, West Hampstead - save up to 51%

The Kitchen Door Cafe

Christmas Meal and Champagne Cocktail from £14 at The Kitchen Door Cafe (Up to 60% Off) - View Details

Magic Of London Tour

 Magic of London Tour

Magic of London Tour With Afternoon Tea For One Adult (£94.50) or Child (£85.50) with Premium Tours - View Offer Details

The Crazy Bear

 Crazy Bear Tasting Menu, 3 Venues

Christmas Special: Preview Tasting Menu and Bellini Cocktail from £29.50pp* at The Crazy Bear (Up to 59% Off) - View Offer Details

BBC Audience - Join The Infinite Monkey Cage for a special experiment for BBC Radio 4!

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The Infinite Monkey Cage

For this edition of The Infinite Monkey Cage, in conjunction with a BBC Radio 4 documentary, we would like to invite you to take part in an experiment.

If you would like to take part, please read the following and note that on the day you will be asked to complete a release form confirming your acceptance of these conditions:
  • In order for the experiment to work, we cannot divulge the full details, or reveal what we will be testing, until afterwards, so you will be taking part on this basis
  • The result of the experiment, and its full nature, will be revealed during the recording of The Infinite Monkey Cage. You agree not to disclose the result of the experiment on social media until after the programme has been broadcast, on BBC Radio 4 at 4pm on Monday 12 January
  • There will be a photographer present to take photographs for use on BBC Online, and audio of the experiment will be recorded for inclusion in the radio documentary. However, no participant will be singled out in any way.

    The first 100 people to arrive at RADA Studios by 5.45pm on Monday 1 December and who wish to take part will be admitted for the experiment.

    If you still plan to arrive before 5.45pm but would prefer not to take part, please let a member of staff know on the day.

    To make the distribution of tickets fair, we are operating a random draw.

    You can register for tickets at any time until Monday 24 November at 4pm.

    You can apply for a maximum of two tickets.

    To enter the random draw, visit

    Good luck

    Kind regards

    BBC Studio Audiences

    Apply now
  • BBC Audience - Chain Reaction returns with Olivia Colman interviewing Sharon Horgan

    BBC Shows, Tours and Live Events
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    Chain Reaction

    Chain Reaction, the BBC Radio 4 talk show with a twist, returns with a brand new series.

    It's tag-team interviewing; dispensing with the formality of a regular host, last week's interviewee becomes this week's interviewer, choosing the person they talk to.

    This week three-time BAFTA Award winning actress Olivia Colman will be interviewing Sharon Horgan - the co-creator and star of BBC's Pulling (BAFTA nominated for Best Sitcom, Winner of the British Comedy Award for Best Actress). Sharon is also the writer and star of Dead Boss, writer of Monkey Dust and guest host of Have I Got News For You.

    Recorded in front of an audience, the six part series has some big name stars from the world of entertainment interviewing others whose work they appreciate and admire.

    Date: Thursday 27 November
    Time: 9.45pm
    Venue: BBC Radio Theatre

    To apply for tickets, visit the BBC Tickets website.

    We do hope you can join us.

    Kind regards
    BBC Studio Audiences
    Apply now

    A Whitechapel Gallery Christmas- gift ideas and more



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    Beautiful but affordable artworks at the Whitechapel Gallery start from £95. A great Christmas gift for contemporary art lovers, signed works by artists including Linder, Sarah Lucas, Shinro Ohtake, Giulio Paolini, Mai-Thu Perretand Laure Prouvost are available in time for Christmas.
    Join the Whitechapel today
    Treat someone to a Whitechapel Gallery Membership for just £50. Members enjoy private view invitations, free entry to ticketed exhibitions and a range of special discounts on art, books and talks.
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     New Arts Courses
    February - April 2015 
    The perfect present for anyone interested in the visual arts, these one and three-day courses are a great way for everyone to learn about practical skills in the arts - from photography to writing about art.
    patrons_christmas_wg.jpgLooking for a special Christmas Present?Whitechapel Gallery Patronage makes a year long gift, with access to exclusive events from VIP exhibition previews and artist studio visits, to tours of collectors’ homes and international art fairs. Give someone special unparalleled access to the art world.
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    Victoria and Albert Museum - Friday Late: What the Font?

    Geffrye Museum- Christmas Past opens on Tuesday.

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    Christmas Past opens on Tuesday.
    Tuesday 25 November 2014 -  Sunday 4 January 2015  

    Visit the Geffrye at its most magical time of the year
    The Geffrye's annual celebration Christmas Past opens on Tuesday 25 November when each of our 11 period rooms will be authentically decorated, giving visitors an evocative insight into how Christmas has been celebrated in English homes over the past 400 years. There will be an exciting programme of free seasonal events for all ages, festive food in thecafé, and a variety of Christmas gifts in the shop. Come and be merry!
    Open evening: A Georgian Christmas 
    Thursday 4 December, 5 - 8pm. Free.
    Enjoy Christmas Past by candlelight, listen to festive music, learn about seasonal entertainments, or bring children to a decoration-making workshop. Find an unusual gift in the shop or enjoy a festive supper.  
    Magical Moments  
    Saturday 6 December, 10.30am - 12.30pm and  
    2 - 4pm. Free.
    Learn how to create magic tricks to amaze your friends in our festive workshop. There will also be an all ages sing-along to Christmas carols at 2pm and 3pm.
    Adult workshop: Crocheted Christmas  
    Saturday 6 December, 10.30am - 4.30pm 
    Tickets £30, £25 concs (includes all materials)

    Be inspired by the craft of crochet, which was practised by the almshouse residents in the 19th century, to create contemporary seasonal decorations including stars, snowflakes and baubles.
    Book tickets:, 020 7749 6024 oronline
    Exhibition talk: Christmas Past in Focus
    Saturday 13 December, 11.30am, 3pm. Free.

    Explore Georgian Christmas traditions in this informal gallery talk with one of the museum's curators. 
    Farewell to Christmas
    Tuesday 6 January 2015, 3.30 - 5pm. Free.

    Join us for the Geffrye's own traditional burning of the holly and the ivy, with carol singing, stories about Epiphany and a taste of mulled wine and Twelfth Night cake. Please note that this event takes place in the garden, so wrap up warm!
    Christmas Geffrye-style  
    Take the stress out of your Christmas shopping this year. Ourshop has a wide variety of unique Christmas gifts, decorations, cards and books; or how about buying a Friends of the Geffryemembership as a gift? Enjoy the special festive menu in our café overlooking the gardens. If you are visiting as a group, pleaseemail for more information.

    We will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

    Ice Skate Vauxhall - Opens Today 21/11/2014

    Off-Peak Ice Skating With Maze Entry for Kids (from £7.65) or Adults (£10.80) at Ice Skate Vauxhall (Up to 39% Off) - View Offer Details

    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: The Works Ticket for £10 (60% Off) - View Offer Details

    Chango Empanada

    Three Empanada Pasties from £4.50 at Chango Empanada, Richmond and Covent Garden - View Offer Details

    Themed Afternoon Tea For Two

    Themed Afternoon Tea For Two for £27 at 5* Le Méridien Piccadilly (53% Off) -View Offer Details