A memorial to the founder of modern Italy – in London

Not far from Holborn in a part of town known as Little Italy is a plaque in memory of the man credited with the founding of modern Italy.

The V&A explores the future of food production

Of all the great achievements of the 20th century, food has to be one of the greatest -- not just the abundance of it, but how prices today are a fraction of what they used to cost. But at what cost to the environment?

The rebuilding of White Hart Lane station

Plans to rebuild the rather disheveled White Hart Lane station were submitted nearly two years ago, and works to build the new station are underway.

Find Gilpin’s Bell – Edmonton

Not far from a famous football stadium is the Gilpin's Bell, a large pub that is packed on match days. And further up the road is a less famous stone bell.

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Things to do in London

Wednesday 22nd May

This lecture examines the ways in which Jews across Europe and Asia co-operated in helping the tens of thousands of their co-religionists displaced by the mid-seventeenth century wars in eastern Europe.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
Harmful practices due to belief in witchcraft have seen a huge increase in the past six years both globally and in the UK and Kirsty Brimelow QC and author and campaigner Syd Moore have joined forces to expose this phenomenon.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
Hear from a series of experts from the architectural, built environment and cultural sectors, as we examine the future threats and opportunities for London’s 24-hour city.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Euston
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
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Tessa Murdoch will introduce Huguenot craftsmen and entrepreneurs responsible with examples from the V&A’s Ceramic collections.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-05-22
2019-05-22

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Around 50 shops and offices will be decorated for one week with floral displays.
Belgravia in Bloom - The Language of Flowers
event time All Day
 Closing soon Sat, 25th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
This display presents six innovative projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A, each demonstrating a unique experiment in social housing design.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
This exhibition displays a selection of Cultural Revolution propaganda posters, revolutionary landscapes, images of the leader and intricate papercuts all of which were collected in China during the 1970s.
Cultural Revolution - State graphics in China from the 1960s to the 1970s
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsmen​.
Eric Parry: Drawing
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Sun, 26th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
Spanning thousands of years, this takes a closer look at five objects that explore the relationship between food, power and control.
Feeding history: the politics of food
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
event time 10am to 7pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Mon, 27th May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
Key pieces include rare and early examples of designs by Conran and Quant on display spaning the period from 1952 – 1977
 Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
The first ever exhibition outside of Norway of Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art.
Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Jun
2019-05-22
2019-05-22
The first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver).
Canada Gallery Myfanwy MacLeod – Neighbours
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 St James
 Ends on Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-22
2019-05-22

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