Thursday, 28 June 2018

Museum of London - What's on in July?

Free family fun this summer
From Roman rituals to sewage scourers, we have a range of fun, fascinating and free activities to keep the whole family entertained this summer. 

Not only that, but kids eat free at London Wall Bar & Kitchen and Rum & Sugar, our restaurants at London Wall and West India Quay respectively.

We're just 5 minutes from St Paul's so what better way to spend a day out in the city?
London Nights
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Join us on a nocturnal study of the city fusing portraiture, documentary, photography and film.
Lomography workshop
Fri 13 Jul & 12 Oct, 6-10pm
Museum of London
Take part in a unique workshop with Lomography UK and get ready to use 36 frames of pure analogue film with a loaded Simple Use camera. Alternate shots and get creative with Colour Get Flash filters enabling you to tint your photographs with colour.
Nights out: in conversation
Fri 20 Jul, 6.30-9.15pm
Museum of London
Chaired by London’s Night Czar, Amy Lamé, this talk will explore the depths of London’s diverse and vibrant nightlife, from the bright lights of Brixton to the backstreets of Soho.

Developing an interest in photography?
The Museum of London has an excellent history of collaborating with London's community of photographers and students of the craft. As such, we want to share content from our various collections with interested visitors.

Be the first to know of upcoming photography programmes, events and news with our dedicated mailing list.

Roman Dead
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Featuring 250 objects from Roman burials, the exhibition examines death in Londinium.
Burials, funerals and rites
Tue 3 Jul, 6.30-9pm
Museum of London Docklands
Join us next week for an expert panel discussion of the traditions and rites surrounding death during Roman times. The panel will discuss funerary rituals, beliefs and burial practices in London 2,000 years ago, followed by a Q&A.

Close to the bone
Tue 19 Jul, 6.30-9.30pm
Museum of London Docklands

Learn about the work, processes and ethics behind our latest exhibition, Roman Dead. You'll learn the different techniques of identifying biological profiles of skeletons, explore 2D and 3D facial reconstruction techniques and gain further insights from this unique and captivating collection.
Can you dig it?
Has Roman Dead inspired you? Maybe you've had a passing interest and want to learn more. No bones about it, it's a subject worth being passionate about. 

Sign up to our dedicated archaeology mailing list to be the first to hear about upcoming events, talks and much more around archaeology at the Museum of London. 

New museum
The Museum of London is on the move. We want to tell the extraordinary story of London and Londoners in a new museum in West Smithfield, the geographic and historic heart of London, set in a suite of Victorian and 20th Century market buildings.

We'd like you to join us on this exciting journey. You can keep up to date on one of the biggest cultural projects happening anywhere in Europe by signing up to our New Museum mailing list, where we'll share updates, offers and news around this important new chapter.
Partner events
Special Forces: In the Shadows
National Army Museum
Until 28 Oct, £8
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces. Discover who these soldiers are, the skills they need, and the operations they've undertaken at this major new exhibition.
Tish Murtha: Works 1976-1991
The Photographers' Gallery
15 Jun – 14 Oct
Charting the remarkable accomplishments of documentary photographer Tish Murtha (b. South Shields 1956 - d. 2013), this exhibition offers a tender and frank perspective on a historic moment of social deprivation and instability in Britain.