What's not to like about checking out a new exhibition, drink in hand, often with music, talks and tours and one helluva buzzing atmosphere? Absolutely nothing, of course.
Museum lates in London
An evening of themed talks, performances, music, food and special installations at the grand museum. You can treat yourself to drinks from the on-site bars as you explore the current exhibitions and take part in special events. Firday Lates take place on the last Friday of every month, except in December, so mark your calendars for a top-notch cultural night out.Read more
An adult-only opportunity to explore the wonderful world of the Science Museum, beer in hand, with themed talks, workshops, activities and installations. Entry is free and regular highlights include a silent disco, a comedy show and a pub quiz. No booking is necessary, but the combination of gentle learning and bars is very popular, so do get there early.Read more
A monthly late opening of the museum and temporary exhibitions, with free entry to the Central Hall and Images of Nature gallery, changing discussions on timely themes, open-mic performances by up-and-coming musicians throughout the evening, and British farmers’-market-style food and drink in the pop-up restaurant. Themes for each monthly discussion change; see the museum website for details of forthcoming discussions, which are bookable in advance.Read more
Catch the summery Riviera Style exhibition before it closes, and send off the season with a glass of fizz (included in the ticket) at this evening opening of the Fashion and Textile Museum. The exhibition shines a light on twentieth-centure swimwear, from Jazz Age beach pyjamas to Stella McCartney's Olympic swimsuits. Guranteed to get you longing for sunshine.Read more
Take away the under-18s and add some booze and you’ve got the after-hours version of the London Dungeon’s daytime experience. On these evening tours through London’s most gruesome history you’ll meet demon barber Sweeney Todd, get the hell out of 1665’s plague-ridden streets and visit Jack the Ripper’s favourite boozer. You’ll wind up in the Dungeon’s Victorian Gin Palace bar – just the place to get over the aforementioned frights. The £40 ticket includes a quick delve into the dressing-up box, a gin cocktail on arrival and some extra tipples on the way.Read more
The Science Museum becomes the stage for a walk-through concert for this one-off event which will rework Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition' for a modern audience. Aurora Orchestra presents new commissions which explore the museum's remarkable collection, with each work performed in the presence of the object which inspired it.Read more