The Science Museum’s Illuminating India is a season of exhibitions and events celebrating India’s contribution to the fields of science, technology and mathematics. The season commemorates 70 years of Independence and is part of the British Council’s UK/India Year of Culture. The main free events are the exhibitions, 5000 Years of Science and Innovations, and Photography 1857-2017 and India: Empire and Science a discussion about Indian science and its relationship with colonialism. Booking is required for all the listed events. Other events include An evening with composer, producer and tabla player Talvin Singh, and a film screening + discussion of The Man Who Knew Infinity the story of self-taught maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan.
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After going digital to help with social distancing efforts, West Norwood Feast is back IRL! Returning are four hubs: Village Green, Food Fair, Fresh and Green and Artisans’ Market with crowd favourites—like street food, arts, crafts, vintage items and local […]10:00am – 4:00pmFree
A series of events across London, throughout October looking at our understanding and relationship to death leading up to Halloween. The programme takes in the gothic, the occult, the creepy and morbidly fascinating. Expect cemetery walks and tours, including The […]10:00am – 10:00pm£12.00 (advance sales)
The London Diwali festival attracts approximately 35,000 people each year to celebrate this Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of light. Expect lots of lively music, dance and an authentic market with food, craft, art and henna.3:00pm – 7:00pmFree
A fireworks display with a family-friendly theme, the Bishops Park Fireworks have a children’s display from 7.15pm and a main display at 8pm. The larger display is choreographed to music and there will be all the usual bonfire treats, from food […]6:00pm – 9:30pm£6.00 (advance sales)£8.00 (on the door)
Get down to south London for the capital’s biggest free fireworks display. Around 100,000 people attend every year. The event is free, courtesy of Lewisham council, though donations are always encouraged. There’s currently word that this year’s event could be […]12:00pm – 9:00pmFree