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LondonTown.com: New London museum located in notorious hospital

Released on: March 23, 2015, 4:40 am (EDT)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel, Entertainment

Bethlam Royal Hospital hosts new permanent Museum Of The Mind.

LONDON, March 23, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — One of the most notorious psychiatric hospitals in history – Bethlam Royal Hospital, which gave its name to the word ‘bedlam’ – will be opening a pioneering gallery and museum on its premises this month. The new displays will be filled with the personal stories – both historic and contemporary – of those who have experienced mental health difficulties and will explore the long, controversial and often misunderstood history of Bethlem, founded 1247 in central London. Bethlem Gallery and Museum of the Mind opens on 19 February 2015. The Bethlam Royal Hospital has occupied various sites, including the building now used by the Imperial War Museum in Waterloo, and is now located in Beckenham, a short journey by train from the centre of London. To see other attractions in the area and learn how to get to Beckenham, as well as finding up-to-date information on hotels in London, see LondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: London Zoo’s lemurs get brilliant new home

Released on: March 23, 2015, 5:29 am (EDT)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel, Entertainment

In With The Lemurs, a new home for the primates, opens next month at London Zoo.

LONDON, March 23, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London Zoo is getting a new attraction next month in the shape of a swanky new walk-through home for the zoo’s playful troop of 16 lemurs. In With The Lemurs is a fine new base for the lemurs at the zoo, nestled as it is in the heart of leafy Regent’s Park, kitted out with the best accessories and with a desirable NW1 postcode. The new lemur attraction opens on Saturday 28th March at London Zoo. For more information on the zoo and other attractions in the area, as well as the best deals for a hotel in London, see LondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: London prepares for fairy tale exhibition

Released on: March 23, 2015, 4:25 am (EDT)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel, Entertainment

Leicester Square hosts exhibition of props and costumes from Disney’s Cinderella

LONDON, March 23, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Leicester Square will be sparkling this spring when it hosts a pop-up exhibition dedicated to displaying costumes and props from Disney’s new live action film of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella.Cinderella: The Exhibition opens on March 21 st at Leicester Square Gardens and will run until 10 th April. The exhibition will be free of charge, but tickets will be required for entry. For more information, see LondonTown.com, where you can also find the latest details on cheap hotels in London, with real-time updates on booking, prices and availability.

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LondonTown.com: Digital talk and avant-garde art at the ICA this summer

Released on: March 23, 2015, 5:26 am (EDT)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel, Entertainment

Two new events announced at the world’s leading multi-discipline avant-garde arts space.

LONDON, March 23, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — The Institute of Contemporary Arts, better known to Londoners as the ICA and renowned worldwide as one of the great avant-garde galleries, has announced two events that will take place at their Central London premises later this year. Fear of Missing Out: Summit Defining Influences of the Digital Age in 2015 (29th – 31st May 2015) is the title of a special symposium that will explore post-digital anxieties, while Isa Genzken: Basic Research Paintings is the title of an exhibition that will run from 30 th June to 6 th September in the ICA Upper Galleries. For more about other London events already announced at the ICA in 2015, see LondonTown.com, the website that also allows tourists and visitors to find the latest booking information for cheap London hotels.

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LondonTown.com: London’s Design Museum unveils exciting programme for 2015

Released on: January 07, 2015, 3:29 pm (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

Bicycles and shoes are among the subjects that will be explored in wide-ranging exhibitions.

LONDON, January 07, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London’s Design Museum, a space dedicated to the art and history of excellent design, has unveiled its exhibition schedule for 2015. This will include the first ever museum exhibition on the Spanish shoe brand Camper, a celebration of bicycle design, and an exploration of parametric architecture and design. The Design Museum is located in Bermondsey, a short walk from the blossoming London Bridge area, which has some of the most interesting shops, restaurants and hotels in London. A wide range of events and exhibitions to be found in the area can be found on LondonTown.com, London’s dedicated website for tourists in London.

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LondonTown.com: Controversial play extends London run

Released on: January 07, 2015, 3:25 pm (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

Play exploring life after death of Queen will now run until the end of January 2015.

LONDON, January 07, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London theatregoers have only a few weeks left to see Mike Bartlett’s critically acclaimed new play, King Charles III directed by Rupert Goold. The play’s West End run, which began at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 2nd September 2014, was extended by nine weeks due to popular demand and ends on 31st January 2015. It’s considered to be one of the highlights of 2014 and a must see for tourists who can still snag a ticket. Visitors to London hoping to catch this and other last-minute deals – including finding a cheap hotel in London – should visit LondonTown.com, the London website that’s full of events and exhibition information in London, as well the best information for deals on theatres, restaurants, shops and hotels.

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LondonTown.com: Innovative outsider artist celebrated in London exhibition

Released on: January 07, 2015, 3:22 pm (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

East London gallery holds exhibition of works of art therapy pioneer Mary Barnes.

LONDON, January 07, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London’s quirky and adventurous art exhibition programme starts 2015 with a bang, with a fascinating display at the Nunnery Gallery in Bow looking at the work of outsider artist Mary Barnes. The Nunnery Gallery on the Bow Road is one of the city’s many innovative small spaces that feature unusual and creative exhibitions. For more on the galleries of East London, see LondonTown.com, where you will also find information on the best cheap hotels in London. The exhibition runs from 16th January to 29th March 2015.

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LondonTown.com: London gears up for exciting art fair

Released on: January 07, 2015, 3:17 pm (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

London Art Fair brings contemporary art, sculpture, film and photography to Islington.

LONDON, January 07, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — As 2015 gets underway, London will kick off the year with the London Art Fair, the UK’s premier fair for Modern British and contemporary art. This event will take place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, from 21-25 January 2015. Islington is one of London’s most exciting area, packed with great shops and restaurants as well as numerous London hotels for anybody attending the fair. Details of prices and availability can be found at LondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: Incredible exhibition examines science and art of crime detection

Released on: December 09, 2014, 11:38 am (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

The Wellcome Collection unveils an exhibition exploring forensics for 2015.

LONDON, December 09, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — It’s going to be a gruesome February for visitors to London’s Wellcome Collection, when this thoughtful gallery dedicated to the overlap of science and art will open a major exhibition looking at the history, science and art of forensic medicine. Forensics: The Anatomy Of Crime (26 February-21 June 2015) will travel from crime scene to courtroom, across centuries and continents, exploring the specialisms of those involved in the delicate processes of collecting, analysing and presenting medical evidence. It draws out the stories of victims, suspects and investigators of violent crimes, and our enduring cultural fascination with death and detection. Not for the faint-hearted, the exhibition will be in the rich tradition of the Wellcome Collection, which explores challenging but fascinating subjects. The gallery is located on the Euston Road, close to St Pancras, Euston and King’s Cross stations. For more on the area – and to find the cheapest hotels in London – see LondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: Historic sculpture exhibition in London next year

Released on: December 09, 2014, 11:34 am (EST)
Author: LondonTown.com
Industry: Travel

Tate Britain showcases remarkable Victorian sculptures in landmark exhibition in 2015.

LONDON, December 08, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London’s Tate Britain has announced a major exhibition devoted to the innovative and compelling sculpture produced during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). Sculpture Victorious will show how sculpture featured in all aspects of Victorian life, including politics, empire and industry, and includes major Victorian sculptors like Francis Chantrey and Alfred Gilbert, alongside lesser-known artists such as Mary Watts and William Reynolds-Stephens. The exhibition opens on 25th February 2015 and will continue until 25 th May. The Tate Britain is one of London’s most popular art galleries, covering the history of British art and containing some of the world’s most important paintings. For more about this and other galleries in London, see LondonTown.com, where you will also find the best deals for cheap hotels in London.

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