Sunday, 7 September 2014

Have a Capital time in London

Capital autumn programme for culture...............

"London Thames Sunset panorama - Feb 2008" by Diliff via Wikimedia Commons 

LONDON'S most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the English capital's autumn season, as forecasts show more than two million tourists are expected to visit a collection of blockbuster exhibitions and events taking place throughout the city.

The stellar line-up of shows and exhibitions taking place in the autumn includes:
  • Turner at Tate Britain, 
  • Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy and 
  • Ming: 50 years that changed China, a major exhibition covering the Ming Dynasty reign at the British Museum.
British Museum via Wikimedia Commons
There’s also:

· In The Man Who Never Lived And Who Will Never Die, the Museum of London will invite visitors to delve into the mind of Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous fictional detective, and the museum will recreate the atmosphere of Sherlock’s London through film, photographs and original artefacts.

· The National Gallery presents a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, Rembrandt: The Late Works – an in-depth exploration of Rembrandt’s final years of painting.

· The largest exhibition of British First World War art for almost 100 years at the Imperial War Museum;

· A major exhibition offering a new interpretation of one of Britain’s best-loved artists, John Constable, at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: ‘This autumn's outstanding programme of exhibitions, plays and shows is another great reason to put London at the top of your list of places to visit. Throughout the year, the capital offers an unbeatable variety of arts and culture, attracting people in their millions from around the world.’

Culture remains the leading driver for tourists, with eight out of ten citing it as the main reason they visit London.

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