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27th January 2022

Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

V&A Museum | 12 February 2022

In February, the V&A museum, in collaboration with the National Trust, will be delving deep into the fascinating life and work of one of the best-loved children’s authors of the 20th century – Beatrix Potter. Most notably revered for her classic children’s stories, fans of the anthropomorphic tales might be surprised to learn that Potter was also a keen scientist and conservationist. This exhibition will take fans young and old on a journey to explore the places and animals that inspired her most beloved characters.

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BEANO: The Art of Breaking the Rules

Somerset House | Until 6 March 2022

Championing the title of the world’s longest-running comic magazine, fans of Dennis the Menace and co. will be delighted to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Beano in an exhibition curated by artist Andy Holden at Somerset House. The display explores how the iconic British comic has incited successive generations to break the rules, while discovering today’s creative artists who push the boundaries in their own original ways. With just over a month remaining of this exhibition, make sure to book your space.

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The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael

The National Gallery | 9 April – 31 July 2022

Recognised for centuries as the supreme High Renaissance painter, Raphael spent much of his life working passionately throughout central Italy, where he became a renowned portraitist and painter of Madonnas. From April, head over to The National Gallery for an insightful, in-depth look at his complete career, exploring his celebrated paintings, work in architecture and poetry, and design for sculpture, tapestry and print. With loans from institutions such as the Vatican Museum and the Louvre, this is an exhibition that art enthusiasts simply must visit!

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Natural History Museum | Until 5 June 2022

A highly anticipated event each year in the photography sphere, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition has returned for 2022. Documenting the diversity, fragility and beauty of the natural world, the exhibition will take place at the Natural History Museum, with 100 influential photographs lining the walls, each telling a story about our planet under pressure. Insights from scientists will sit alongside the photos, leaving visitors with more awareness and understanding of the issues facing nature and the actions suggested to protect it.

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Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination

Science Museum | 6 October 2022 – 4 May 2023

Fans of science fiction, this one’s for you. A wonderfully immersive exhibition is set to take off at the Science Museum this October, where you can explore visions of the future through the science of today. On boarding the spaceship, you are invited to learn how the amazing imaginings of science fiction cross over to influence the science of the real world, and vice versa, with plenty of references to popular movies, TV shows and books thrown into the mix. A stellar day out for all the family, book your tickets now!

Spend a few days exploring the city and stay overnight at your Mayfair home-from-home.

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