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LondonTown.com: London landscapes celebrated in new exhibition

Released on: June 08, 2015, 5:01 am (EDT)
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South London parks are the subject of new photographic exhibition at the Horniman Museum.

LONDON, June 08, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — A new photographic exhibition celebrating London’s lesser-known landscapes open this month at one of London’s friendliest museums. South London Landscapes is now open at the Horniman Museum And Gallery this week and runs throughout the summer, featuring photographs of the Horniman itself as well as other picturesque public spaces in and around south London. The Horniman is one of London’s liveliest small museums, boasting excellent natural history and music galleries, a small aquarium and extensive landscaped grounds. For more information, and to see the latest deals on London hotels, see LondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: Groundbreaking London exhibition looks at post-war Black British artists

Released on: June 08, 2015, 4:40 am (EDT)
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Guildhall Art Gallery explores the work of little-known but pivotal Afro-Caribbean artists

LONDON, June 08, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — A groundbreaking new exhibition at the Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London will look at the little-known and rarely exhibited history of 20th-century Black British art. No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990 runs from 10 July 2015 to 24 January 2016, and will explore the history of art produced by Britain’s Afro-Caribbean citizens, reflecting their experiences in the country after the major emigrations that occurred following the end of the Empire at the conclusion of the Second World War. For more information on this and other exhibitions in London this summer, see LondonTown.com, where you can also find information on London events and cheap London hotels.

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LondonTown.com: Cutting-edge US artist receives first major European show in London this summer

Released on: June 08, 2015, 4:40 am (EDT)
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Raven Row gallery in Spitalfields hosts a retrospective of ground-breaking US artist Larry Johnson.

LONDON, June 08, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — One of America’s most interesting contemporary artists is to receive his first major European exhibition at a new gallery that focuses on cutting-edge, avant-garde art. Raven Row is a non-profit contemporary art exhibition centre in Spitalfields that is housed within two eighteenth-century merchants’ houses integrated with new galleries and its next exhibition, Larry Johnson: On Location runs from 11 June to 9 August 2015. It is directed and funded by Alex Sainsbury of the Sainsbury family, whose family have funded many great art projects in London, such as the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery. Raven Row is a very different enterprise, offering thoughtful shows on lesser-known artists and allowing visitors to explore the fascinating quarter of Spitalfields. The area is filled with fashionable boutiques, great shops and cool bars and restaurants. To explore its attractions, see LondonTown.com, where you can also find the latest room rates for hotels in London.

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LondonTown.com: Classic London cinema at the Southbank all summer

Released on: June 08, 2015, 4:35 am (EDT)
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BFI Southbank unveils new season dedicated to films exploring the UK capital.

LONDON, June 08, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — London On Film is a new major season of films at the BFI Southbank that will explore and celebrate the capital for four months from 1st July to 9th October. This is the first time the BFI has ever celebrated the city in which it is based, and will feature 200 films, a number of which have been unseen since they were first filmed, offering an extraordinary perspective of the city from the past 120 years. The BFI Southbank is the national home of cinema, featuring three state-of-the-art screens in Waterloo on the Southbank.For more on this vital cultural quarter, as well as the latest rates for London hotels, seeLondonTown.com.

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LondonTown.com: British Museum gets its medals out for the great French Sun King

Released on: June 08, 2015, 4:29 am (EDT)
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Free exhibition at the museum showcases remarkable 17th-century emblems of Louis XIV’s reign

LONDON, June 08, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — The British Museum is holding a new exhibition that looks at the medals drawn from the reign of the great French Sun King, Louis XIV. Triumph and disaster: medals of the Sun King runs from 4 June to 15 November and marks the tercentenary year of the death of Louis XIV. It is one of several free exhibitions that are held at the British Museum every year to draw attention to the many easily overlooked marvels within its collection and to present them in new ways to mark anniversaries or to reinterpret the material. For more information on the full programme of exhibitions at the British Museum, see LondonTown.com, where you can also find the latest information on cheap hotels in London.

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LondonTown.com: Top London Festivals in June 2015

Released on: June 04, 2015, 8:02 am (EDT)
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Festivals of love, food, architecture and street theatre draw thousands to London

LONDON, June 04, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — June in London brings the month-long London Festival of Architecture, the City of London Festival, Festival of Love at the Southbank Centre and the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival. See more information about these and 69 of the best London events highlighted by LondonTown.

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LondonTown.com offer five pairs of tickets to Taste of London

Released on: June 04, 2015, 7:53 am (EDT)
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Win tickets and sample food from 40 of London’s hottest restaurants

LONDON, June 04, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — LondonTown has teamed up with top food festival, Taste of London, to offer five lucky winners a pair of tickets to the al fresco gastronomic showcase at Regent’s Park, and for those who want to stay in the city overnight there are many London hotels, from five star to affordable but trendy hotels, to choose from.

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LondonTown.com: Best events in London in May 2015

Released on: April 27, 2015, 6:05 am (EDT)
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Star Wars comes to Madame Tussauds

LONDON, April 27, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Stormtroopers descend on the capital on 16th May 2015 when Star Wars – also the theme for Secret Cinema’s summer extravaganza in London – opens at Madame Tussauds, one of the best London events to look forward to in May 2015.

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LondonTown.com: All change at two of London’s top theatres

Released on: April 27, 2015, 6:00 am (EDT)
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Rufus Norris takes over at the National Theatre and Matthew Warchus is at London’s Old Vic

LONDON, April 27, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Two of London’s best theatres are currently undergoing a change at the top with Rufus Norris taking over the artistic directorship of the National Theatre in April 2015 and Matthew Warchus succeeding Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director of The Old Vic in autumn 2015.

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LondonTown.com: Classic cartoons of Hitler feature in new London exhibition

Released on: April 27, 2015, 5:56 am (EDT)
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Cartoon Museum will explore how cartoonists responded to Second World War.

LONDON, April 27, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — An exhibition opening in London this week will explore the ways in which something as humble as the cartoon helped boost morale and inform the population in Britain during the Second World War.Heckling Hitler: World War II In Cartoon And Comic Art will be held at the Cartoon Museum in Bloomsbury from 25th March to 12th July 2015. This fascinating little museum is one of London’s quirkiest, offering a great variety of changing exhibitions that show the importance, history and depth of cartoon and comic art. For more on the museum, and to see other London events taking place in the area this week, see LondonTown.com, where you can also find the latest information onLondon hotels, restaurants and shops.

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