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A major exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London opens this week – and one of the star exhibits will be a 17th century fire engine rebuilt to a millimetre-perfect version of its original look.
Cows, sunflowers, toilets and bunnies: As the new Tate Modern opens, here are 19 of its best events and exhibitions
A weekend of celebrations are marking Tate Modern's new £260 million Switch House extension. Here are 19 hits from the first 15 years of the gallery.
Daydreaming with Kubrick: Big-name Somerset House exhibition to reinterpret Stanley Kubrick's career
Anish Kapoor, Beth Orton, Peter Kennard and Jarvis Cocker will be among the names taking part in a major Stanley Kubrick exhibition curated by James Lavelle this summer.
Thousands of people have visited a new exhibition in a Soho house showing graphic design duo MinaLima's work for the Harry Potter series. One half of the pair, Eduardo Lima, says fans have given the......
Made out of a bin liner resembling a homeless person huddling in a bag, Maxwell Rushton's mystery figure has been making people reconsider how they view rough sleepers in London.
A free lunch, alphabet practice and Roman promises: Ten of the tablets from 2,000 years ago found in London
From Carlisle and coopers to bread and salt, see ten of the hundreds of tablets from Roman Britain discovered by archaeologists in the City of London.
Recalling the Battle of the Somme, Hughie O'Donoghue's labyrinthine landscapes go on show at London's Leighton House Museum for the Somme centenary.
Marilyn Monroe's "vulnerability and humanity" shown in glittering display of personal items on star's 90th birthday
Journals, handwritten letters and a display of Marilyn Monroe's favourite jewellery, watches and accessories are being seen for the first time in public - as curators suggest she wanted to write a......
From the first photo taken of Earth from deep space to the latest technology and experiments, the National Maritime's Museum fun new exhibition is deceptively scientific, discovers Rachel Teskey.
Often containing portraits from the peripheries, little-known freelance photographer Dick Scott-Stewart's photos of late 1970s and post-punk London have just opened at the Museum of London.
A 16th century portrait will enter public ownership for the first time in its 425-year history and be hung on the site of the original Greenwich Palace if a public appeal raises £8.6 million.
The UK's largest photography fair opens for four days at Somerset House this weekend, accompanied by exhibitions and events across the capital.
Archaeologists believe a vast fort commanding the route across London Bridge was built by Romans as an emergency measure to secure London as an important 1st century trading post.
In search of a Shakespeare stage: Archaeologists launch new phase of digging at Shoreditch's Curtain theatre
Archaeologists have broken ground at the Shoreditch site where they say Henry V might have been performed for the first time, in 1598.
Four hundred years after William Shakespeare's baptism, a new exhibition suggests digitising his work only creates the latest stage in its metamorphosis.