Thursday 26 April 2012

What's on at The Museum of London

Dickens last chance to seeMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Until 10 Jun 2012
There's just over 6 weeks left to catch our hugely popular and critically-acclaimed exhibition, Dickens and London at the Museum of London. Why not beat the crowds and join us for the last two late openings of the exhibition on Tue 1 May or Tue 5 June?
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The alternative Diamond JubileeMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Thu 31 May, 6.45-9.45pm
Book in advance £6 (concs £5, Friends £4)
Join us at the Museum of London Docklands to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and party like it's 1897! Be astonished by shows of burlesque and Victorian-style hip hop, marvel at illusionists and delight in steampunk-themed craft workshops. Dress code: fin de siècle finery and steampunk chic!
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At Home with the QueenMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
25 May – 28 October 2012
Marking the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II, this photographic display at the Museum of Londonexplores the capital’s enduring affection for the Queen, capturing Londoners at home with their cherished souvenirs of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
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The Story of Lovers Rock, 12AMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Fri 11 May, 7-9pmBook in advance £7 (concs £5)
Introduced by the film’s director, Menelik Shabazz, join us at the Museum of London Docklands for a screening of this rarely-seen, ground-breaking film which explores the black British sound of the 1970s and 80s.> Find out more© Chris Dawes
May Day on the DocksMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Mon 7 May

Celebrate May Day at the Museum of London Docklands! Take part in folk dancing, help us make a Jack in the Green, listen to storytelling and join in with our own May Day procession.
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Bring your grandparents dayMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Sat 5 May, 11am – 4pm
To say thank you to all of you hard-working grandparents, the Museum of London Docklands is hosting Bring Your Grandparents Day. Why not come along with the whole family to enjoy our free family events? G
randparents receive 20% off all sandwiches in our café on the day!
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Guinness World RecordMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
The Museum of London's archive has recently been awarded the title of the world’s largest archaeological archive, as adjudicated by Guinness World Records! Why not join us for a tour? Every Friday and on the first and third Saturday of the month, you can visit our fascinating store and discover some of the thousands of finds that haven't yet made it into our galleries.
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Syon Park training excavationMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
9-13 & 16-20 Jul, 9am – 5pm
Book in advance £195 (over 18s only)
Calling all budding archaeologists! Join Museum of London archaeologists on this training excavation which provides two structured hands-on, five-day courses suitable for all levels, covering aspects of site survey, excavation and recording.
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Collecting the RoyalsMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Wed 30 May, 1-2pm
Inspired by our At Home with the Queenphotographic display, in this month's Meet the Expert event at the Museum of London curator Julia Hoffbrand explores the Museum’s collection of Royal memorabilia.
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