With the weather improving, it’s a good time to visit some of London’s great parks or take a river cruise. However, April also brings lots of new exhibitions you shouldn’t miss out on! Have a look at our favourite events happening this month!
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
See what sea life is really like in these tropical communities and learn why they are so important to the environment. This exhibition at the Natural History Museum includes a beautiful selection of corals from the museum’s collection, alongside some spectacular underwater photography and an aquarium.
Tube: South Kensington
Date/Time: March 27 – September 13 / 10am – 5.50pm
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime Exhibition
This Wellcome Collection exhibition of original evidence, photographs, film footage and more looks at the history, art and science of forensic medicine. It promises to reveal the truth behind some of the myths continued by crime dramas.
Tube: Euston Square
Date/Time: March 24 – June 21 /11am – 6pm
Strange Creatures: The Art of Unknown Animals
The exhibition at University College London brings together a range of animal representations including Europe’s first image of an Australian animal, medieval accounts of exotic creatures and cutting-edge reconstructions of dinosaurs.
Tube: Euston/Goodge Street
Date/Time: Mon – Sat till June 27 / 1 – 5pm
The Alternative London Tour
Expect to be introduced to the history and culture of Brick Lane ‘Banglatown’ and Shoreditch as well as current Street Art. Check their website for more details!
Tube: Liverpool Street
Date/Time: throughout the year / 11am – 3.30pm
All of This Belongs to You Exhibition
At a time when Britain will be engaged in the democratic process of an election, the V&A examines the Role of Public Institutions in contemporary life and what it means to be responsible for a national collection.
Tube: South Kensington
Date/Time: April 1 – July 19
Also keep your eyes open for London’s Tweed Run on April 18. The Tweed Run is essentially a tweed-loving bicycle catwalk, where people ride around London all day looking fabulous. On April 25 you should head off to Trafalgar Square to celebrate St George’s Day. The festivities include food, parades and children’s activities. And last but not least show your support for all who are participating on the London Marathon which takes place on April 26!