Sunday 25 February 2018

Museum of London - What's on in March?

OpenFest weekend
Join us for a weekend of entertainment and special one-off events on 17 and 18 March as we take part in the Barbican’s OpenFest. There’ll be plenty to do in and around the museum from Satellites, an interactive performance on the highwalks, to Horrible Histories shows and a takeover by and for young Londoners.
Horrible Histories’ MORE Best of Barmy Britain
Sun 18 Mar, 1.30-2.30pm & 4-5pm
Museum of London
Join us for exclusive free performances of Horrible Histories’ spectacularly gruesome show featuring more of your favourite characters from our barmy past including wordy Will Shakespeare. Survive the Anglo-Saxons, party with the Puritans and vomit with the Victorians. Sign up now to register your interest in free tickets (tickets available from 16 March).
Our Future City
Sat 17 Mar, 5-8pm
Museum of London
Young Londoners will be taking over the museum for one evening only in a special late-opening for 14-25 year olds. Share your experiences of the capital and what you imagine and hope for the future of London, and explore creative activities around the museum from live music and spoken word performances to art making and interactive workshop.

What's on at the Museum of London
Easter holidays
Sat 31 Mar – Sun 15 Apr
Museum of London
Explore London’s future at our fun-filled family events every day during the Easter holidays. Invent robotic futuristic toys, create a cyborg version of yourself in a digital workshop, help us build a giant artistic skyline and join us for time travel fantasy storytelling sessions. Plus, join us for a special storytelling adventure celebrating the release of Little Miss Inventor.
Families find out
Sat 11 & Sun 12 Mar, 11am – 12.15pm, 1-2.15pm & 2.30-3.45pm
Mortimer Wheeler House
This British Science Week we’re inviting you behind the scenes of the museum to visit the world’s largest archaeological archive and explore why water is a conservation superhero. Take part in hands-on activities and experiments run by Imperial College London then go on a special family tour to discover remarkable artefacts kept safe in our stores.
What's on at the Museum of London Docklands
Easter holidays
Sat 31 Mar – Sun 15 Apr, 10am – 6pm
Museum of London Docklands
Bring stories to life this Easter with our free family events. Listen to tales of the Thames, make your own comic strips and become a character in your own story! Plus enjoy live music, dance performances, henna tattooing and arts and craft workshops at our Bengali spring festival on Sat 31 Mar and Sun 1 Apr.

Adventures in Peter Pan’s Neverland
Sat 3 – Sun 4 Mar, 10.45am – 4pm
Museum of London Docklands
Come down to the Museum of London Docklands for one final weekend of Neverland-themed fun and games. Find Peter Pan, Captain Hook and Tinkerbell in the galleries and take part in the tasks they set you throughout the day. Need a little break from the action? Sit down, relax and enjoy a screening of the classic animated film Peter Pan, with special interactive elements thrown in!
City Now City Future
Museum of London
Join us in March for two of the final City Now City Future events of the season.

Curated in collaboration with Fashion Space Gallery, The London Salon: wearable resistance on 13 March asks what role clothes will play within future cityscapes, through an evening of talks, performances and film screenings by designers and thinkers.
Our last Futureshocks talk, Civic, on 21 March, explores the themes of power, truth, agency and citizenship and how they might change in our future cities.
The Suffragette legacy
Sat 24 Mar, 2-5pm
Museum of London
Explore the militant suffrage campaign through the eyes of writers today in this panel discussion chaired by Museum of London curator, Beverley Cook. Writers include Di Atkinson, author of Rise Up, Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes, and Caitlin Davies, author of Bad Girls: A History of Rebels and Renegades.

Partner events
Around the world in 18 raves
Hanger, 13-18 Sidworth Street, Hackney, E8 3SD
Sun 25 Feb, 2-4.30pm
Rave with Big Fish Little Fish X Camp Bestival at Hangar in Hackney this Sunday. Acid Techno from DJ Posthuman (Altern-8, I Love Acid), dancefloor filled with balloons, bubbles, confetti and parachute dance finale. Bar, chillout and kids' crafts.
Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2018
Mall Galleries 
21-31 March
This exhibition is sourced from member artists and through open submission to produce works of the highest standard brought together in an eclectic mix of style and media. Free entry when you present this email at the gallery desk (normal price £4).
Royal Mail commemorative Votes for Women stamp
This month Royal Mail’s Votes for Women Special Stamp issue marks 100 years since women in the UK first won the right to vote.