Marry in the Natural History Museum

Marry in the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum, London, has launched an intimate wedding ceremony package for just £5,000. Open to wedding and civil ceremony bookings, up to thirty guests can celebrate in a choice of 12 licensed locations around the museum, whilst following the Covid-19 government regulations. This includes the Hintze Hall with...

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The National Army Museum: Redevelopment and Opening

The National Army Museum: Redevelopment and Opening

The National Army Museum is the leading authority on the  victorious and colourful history of the British Army, with its rich tradition of regiments, its important role in Defence, Wars, Civil Disasters and State Occasions. It contributes greatly to Weddings, Funerals, Jubilees and Trooping The Colour by providing organisation and...

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National Army Museum re-opens after three years

National Army Museum re-opens after three years

The National Army Museum has announced that it will open to the public on 30 March 2017 after a three-year £23.75 million re-development project including £11.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The main Chelsea site has been reconfigured with architects BDP to create a more welcoming, accessible and flexible...

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Elytra Filament Pavilion at the V&A

A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion has been constructed in the courtyard garden of the as part of a season of engineering events. The Elytra Filament Pavilion is undulating canopy of transparent glass and black carbon fibre cells that have been fabricated using a novel robotic production process. Inspired by lightweight construction principles found in...

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Gillray’s Ghost

The great political satirist and caricaturist James Gillray died exactly 200 years ago, but his drawings still resonate and rattle down through the years. Although revered in Georgian times, his biting humour and uncompromising views on politics and the royals did not go down so well with the Victorian gentility,...

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The Fabric of India

The Fabric of India exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, curated by Rosemary Crill and Divia Patel began on the 3rd of October 2015 and coincides with the V&A’s 2015 India Festival. The exhibition contains the historical composition of textiles, and delves into the exploration of the technical...

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V&A shuns Thatcher’s wardrobe collection

Personal items belonging to the Iron Lady are to be sold at auction, after it has emerged that the Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum turned down the chance to exhibit her wardrobe. Over 300 items are to be auctioned off including the former prime minister’s velvet wedding dress and infamous...

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Cast Courts at the Victoria and Albert Museum: The Opening of the Weston Court.

The two Cast Courts in the V&A were first opened in 1873 with the idea of forming a definitive cast collection of great works from Europe and Renaissance Italy, incorporating statues, full sized fragments of cathedrals, palaces, doors, pulpits, gates and tombs. The Italian Cast Court (room 46 B) has...

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Whale Vs Dinsosaur

The Natural History Museum is moving its iconic diplodocus ‘Dippy’ from its prime position in the entrance hall, and replacing it with a giant blue whale skeleton. The 83ft dinosaur will remain in position until 2017, when it will make way for the even larger blue whale skeleton. Museum director...

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V&A hides poster of Prophet over security concerns

Following the attack on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, The Victoria and Albert Museum was asked if they had any images of the Muslim prophet,  it responded that it did not. After an expert pointed out that a modern Iranian poster showing the face of the prophet with the inscription,...

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