21 February events in London

Need some inspiration for 21st February? Karl Marx published The Communist Manifesto in London on this day in 1848. After moving around Europe he settled in Soho and researched his work in the British Museum’s Reading Room. Why not visit his grave in a tour of Highgate Cemetery?

Theatre shows on 21st February

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Friday 21st February

Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

21 Feb to Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers

Family & Kid’s events on 21st February

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 21st February

Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

21 Feb to Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers

Art & Museum exhibitions on 21st February

How about spending a few hours on Friday in one of London’s art galleries or museums?

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

21 Feb to An exhibition of early works by David Bomberg alongside some of the Old Master paintings that inspired him
Royal Academy of Arts

Eco-Visionaries at the Royal Academy

21 to Eco-Visionaries will show how artists and architects are helping to fight climate change with their innovative new designs

Royal & Religious events on 21st February

See inside some beautiful buildings with one of these Royal or religious events

British Library

Buddhism exhibition at the British Library

21 to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day
 
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