PREVIEW: Buddhism, British Library

The British Library will explore the rise of Buddhism in a new exhibition that will open to the public from the 25th October. Discover how Buddhism grew from its beginnings in 6th-century BCE India to having over 500 million international followers today in this new exhibition at the British Library. The exhibition will feature Buddhist… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks for 2019

 Here’s LLLC’s top ten exhibition picks of the year…. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, Victoria and Albert Museum: this is just one of the major fashion exhibitions that the V&A will be presenting in 2019 – but this is the one Love London Love Culture is particularly looking forward to. Spanning from 1947 to the present day, the V&A will examine the… Read More

PREVIEW: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, British Library

The British Library’s latest exhibition examines the history, culture and literature of  Anglo-Saxon England – spanning across six centuries.  Now open at the British Library, this new exhibition spans across from the eclipse of Roman Britain all the way through to the Norman Conquest of 1066, offering visitors a chance to encounter original evidence from the… Read More

PREVIEW: James Cook: The Voyages, British Library

The British Library’s latest exhibition marks the 250th anniversary since James Cook’s ship Endeavour set sail from Plymouth.  Featuring  original maps, artworks and journals as well as  contemporary films, James Cook: The Voyages will allow visitors to follow the course of his voyages and consider their legacy. Highlights of the exhibition include: paintings depicting Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia by the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of 2017: Visual Art

Here is Love London Love Culture’s top ten art exhibition highlights for the year… 10. Matisse in the Studio, Royal Academy of Arts: earlier this year the Royal Academy examined the career Henri Matisse and the work he created in his studio, revealing how his personal collection of works provided inspiration on his own work. 9. Lockwood… Read More

NEWS: British Library Announces 2018 Exhibition Programme

The British Library has announced major exhibitions on James Cook’s voyages, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms and Empire Windrush for 2018.  The British Library’s 2018 exhibition programme will begin with James Cook: The Voyages , marking the 250th anniversary since Captain James Cook set sail on three voyages that changed the world. On display from the 27th April, the exhibition will… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 12th November

Missed anything that Love London Love Culture covered this week? Worry not as LLLC rounds up the most popular reads of the week… 1. As You Like it, Richmond Theatre: Love London Love Culture paid a visit to Richmond Theatre to see the touring production of Shakespeare’s comedy, created by Shared Experience and Theatre By the Lake.… Read More

REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic, British Library

Marking the 20th anniversary since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published, the British Library explores the real life history behind the magic of the Harry Potter novels.  “There was a lot more to magic, as Harry quickly found out, than waving your wand and saying a few funny words” – and so it… Read More

PREVIEW: Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty, British Library

The British Library will mark the 50th anniversary of when the Sexual Offences act partially decriminalised homosexuality in a brand new exhibition on display from the 2nd June.  This new exhibition will feature a variety of original manuscripts, campaign material and unique sound recordings to explore the lives of those who were and are homosexual… Read More

Exhibitions Coming Soon to London…

While 2017 has so far offered plenty of great exhibitions in London, here’s a guide to some of the best yet to come…    1.  Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World, Kensington Palace :-  Historic Royal Palaces and the Yale Center for British Art will present a new display exploring… Read More