Museums at Night: what's on?
Forget the usual opening hours, all the action happens late-night in this series of evening events at London's top museums
If the mention of a trip to the museum makes you think of stuffy exhibitions and school trips, well think again. This year's Museums at Night (taking place Thur May 15 – Sat May 17 2014), a series of after-hours events at some of the capital's biggest museums and quirky attractions, is offering Londoners some seriously special one-off experiences. This May, you could be discovering Handel House by candlelight, swinging 'til you drop at a 60s night, watching sci-fi movies under the stars, and getting the kids involved in a sleepover at Kensington Palace.
We'll be updating this page with Museums at Night 2014 events as they're announced
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As part of the nationwide Museums At Night festival, London two-piece Public Service Broadcasting play three nights at the RAF Museum in Hendon. Their sample-heavy soundscapes use live guitar and drums, and sometimes piano and banjo, alongside vocal tracks from old radio broadcasts, public information films and archive speeches. For these special shows they'll be performing their EP 'The War Room'. The event also includes good clean vintage fun for all the family, including an attempt to knit a life-sized plane in a ’40s living room, cabaret singing, a ’50s and ’60s silent disco and giant snakes and ladders. The vibe: think Blitz spirit without, you know, the actual Blitz.
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