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Culture binge: unmissable arty events in London this autumn
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Culture binge: unmissable arty events in London this autumn

Make up for lost time at these top shows, exhibitions and gigs 

‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery is violent, powerful and seriously brilliant Baroque painting
Art

‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery is violent, powerful and seriously brilliant Baroque painting

Revenge is a dish best served cold

Must-see theatre shows for the year ahead
Theatre

Must-see theatre shows for the year ahead

These musicals and plays are actually coming to the stage

How Brixton Courtyard brought clubbing back to London (kind of)
News

How Brixton Courtyard brought clubbing back to London (kind of)

Oh clubbing, how we miss thee

Top ten art exhibitions in London
Art

Top ten art exhibitions in London

Grab a mask and get a dose of culture

Bring some culture to your casa

The V&A puts its anticipated kimono exhibition online
News

The V&A puts its anticipated kimono exhibition online

Including star exhibits like the Alexander McQueen dress designed for Björk 

The best theatre shows to stream online right now
Theatre

The best theatre shows to stream online right now

Get a front row seat

Brixton Academy is putting on a series of virtual live gigs
News

Brixton Academy is putting on a series of virtual live gigs

Missing live music?

Somerset House’s trippy mushrooms exhibition has gone virtual
News

Somerset House’s trippy mushrooms exhibition has gone virtual

One for the fun guys

You can do virtual tours of almost every major London museum and gallery
News

You can do virtual tours of almost every major London museum and gallery

Get cultural from the comfort of your sofa

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The best art in London

Ai Weiwei is taking over Piccadilly Circus
News

Ai Weiwei is taking over Piccadilly Circus

Art takes over the iconic London billboards

There’s going to be an outdoor sculpture trail in Mayfair
News

There’s going to be an outdoor sculpture trail in Mayfair

Artworks will include a building-size handbag

Meet an AI border guard at the Imperial War Museum’s outstanding new ‘Refugees’ season
News

Meet an AI border guard at the Imperial War Museum’s outstanding new ‘Refugees’ season

Profound film, art and objects

Frieze Sculpture’s outdoor art is coming to Regent’s Park again
News

Frieze Sculpture’s outdoor art is coming to Regent’s Park again

Big and bold and back outdoors

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The best theatre in London

‘The Nutcracker’ will prance on to the Royal Opera House stage this Christmas
News

‘The Nutcracker’ will prance on to the Royal Opera House stage this Christmas

Nothing can stop The Sugar Plum Fairy

‘Beat the Devil’: a Covid monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes
Theatre

‘Beat the Devil’: a Covid monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes

Bloody Covid. Bloody Tories. That’s pretty much the moral to ‘Beat the Devil’.

The National Theatre has announced its socially distanced return in October
News

The National Theatre has announced its socially distanced return in October

The streaming titan switches back to IRL stagings

Regent’s Park’s beautiful Open Air Theatre is back
News

Regent’s Park’s beautiful Open Air Theatre is back

Outdoor theatre returns

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Movie-going in London

The best outdoor cinema in London
Film

The best outdoor cinema in London

From water-based screening to cycle-based cinema

Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ to open the BFI London Film Festival
News

Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ to open the BFI London Film Festival

Check the latest LFF line-up news

When will your local cinema reopen?
News

When will your local cinema reopen?

Coming to a cinema near you soon?

Secret Cinema’s next big event will turn its audience into activists
News

Secret Cinema’s next big event will turn its audience into activists

An outdoor screening of Ladj Ly’s ‘Les Misérables’

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The best of the London music scene

We tried to relive the experience of clubbing at the Design Museum’s electronic music show
News

We tried to relive the experience of clubbing at the Design Museum’s electronic music show

Not the typical mad one on the dance floor

The Jazz Cafe is reopening to socially distanced crowds
News

The Jazz Cafe is reopening to socially distanced crowds

Plus, there’s now a curfew to contend with

BOOM! There’s a new show about dub at the Museum of London
News

BOOM! There’s a new show about dub at the Museum of London

If cracks start appearing in the ceiling, you’ll know why

Barbican live concerts are coming back!
News

Barbican live concerts are coming back!

That you can attend in person, in real life

A musical composition designed to play for 1,000 years is celebrating its twentieth birthday
News

A musical composition designed to play for 1,000 years is celebrating its twentieth birthday

We spoke to the father of ‘Longplayer’

We went to a one-to-one concert
News

We went to a one-to-one concert

And it broke our hearts

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