Thursday 27 September 2012

Museum of London What's On October
What's on this October at the Museum of London
New exhibition opens Museum of London title bar (#171d58)
© Wellcome Library, London
© Wellcome Library, London 
19 October 2012 – 14 April 2013
Adults £9, concs £7

In 2006, archaeologists excavated burial ground at the Royal London Hospital. What they found was both extraordinary and unexpected, offering fresh insight into early 19th century dissection and the trade in dead bodies. Uncover this intriguing story in Doctors,Dissection and Resurrection Men, which opens on 19 October. 
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Halloween lateMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Wed 31 Oct, 7-9.45pm
Book in advance £10 (concs £9, Friends FREE)
Join us for an adult-only late event at the Museum of London this Halloween, in celebration of our latest exhibition Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men. Take part in gruesome activities including body part wax modelling workshops, macabre design sessions and grisly object tours.
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Docklands Cinema ClubMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
© NFFC/Chrysalis/The Kobal Collection
© NFFC/Chrysalis/The Kobal Collection 
Fri 12 Oct, 7-9pm
Book in advance £7 (concs £5) 
To mark black history month, join us for a film which is a potent mix of music and social commentary about the young black community in 1980s South London. Introduced by journalist and blogger Miguel Cullen.
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Behind the blogMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Wed 17 Oct, 7-8.30pm
Book in advance £7 (concs £6, Friends £5) 

Find out what makes a successful blog from some of London's most influential bloggers. Join Dave Hill (Guardian Online), Sonya Barber (Time Out), Michael Pollitt (Snipe London), Chloe McCloskey (le cool) and Ian Mansfield (Ianvisits) as they talk about the best of blogging and discuss how blogs have transformed the way people experience the capital.
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Lomography workshopsMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
27 Oct & 24 Nov, 1.30-3.30pm
Book in advance £12 (concs £10, Friends £9), including camera hire, one roll of film and 10% discount on film processing. 

Discover the thriving world of analogue photography! Lomography experts will show you how to achieve vibrant results with old school cameras and film, just like those in our LomoWall.
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Half term family activitiesMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
October half term

Spend the day together as a family! If you’re looking for something fun and free for all the family then come along to the Museum of London or to the Museum of London Docklands for a great day out that everyone can enjoy, from under 5s to over 60s. Meet Sir Isaac Newton, create a digital book or take part in a spooky storytelling session.
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Meet the expertMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Creating Canary Wharf
Wed 24 Oct, 1-2pm
Join author Kevin d’Arcy at the Museum of London Docklands as he talks about his latest book London’s Second City, which explores the origins of the new financial centre of the world.
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Anglo-Saxon cookeryMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Sat 27 or Sun 28 Oct, 12-4pm
Book in advance £28 (Friends, £22) 

Using archaeological, documentary and pictorial evidence, from such glories as the Bayeux tapestry, participants will learn about the cuisine and cooking techniques of a period of British history known as the Dark Ages. Led by TV chef and expert food historian Sally Grainger. 
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Medicine, the media and meMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
© Science Museum, Science and Society Picture Library
© Science Museum, Science and Society Picture Library 
Starts Wed 17 Oct, 2-4.30pm
Book in advance £75 (concs FREE)
Put your responses to medical developments under the microscope in this 8 week course exploring how the media influence our understanding of medical practice, past and present. Includes entry to our latest exhibition Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men.
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Go behind the scenesMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
5, 6, 19, 20 Oct
11am – 12.30pm & 2-3.30pm
Visit the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre to see and handle some of the thousands of finds not yet in the Museum’s galleries.
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Visit the Roman fortMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Fri 19 Oct
2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Tour the remains of the western gate of London’s Roman military fort, located beneath the streets next to the Museum. FREE but tickets allocated on arrival.
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Guided London walksMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Throughout October
Tickets £10 (conc £8, Friends £7)
Join experts from the Museum of London and theMuseum of London Docklands as they lead all kinds of special walks. This October explore the pubs and breweries of Clerkenwell and take a spine-tingling evening stroll through the darker side of London.
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