If you're one of those people who enjoys getting up at the crack of dawn to do a bit of yoga then here's something you might enjoy: a yoga class at the Natural History Museum.
The museum will be putting on some earl-morning classes before it opens up for the day, so you'll get to do all of your painful-looking moves under the giant skeleton of a Blue Whale that is hanging from the ceiling of the Hintz Hall.
You'll be encouraged to tune in to your own breathing and energise your body, before moving through a series of ancient yogic movements that somehow connect with the museum's own collections. You will then finish up with the serene vibrations of a live gong bath. Sounds like fun!
After the class is over you'll also be able to enjoy exclusive access to an exhibition or one of their galleries before the museum opens to the public.
Craig’s review of Natural History Museum – “If you hate noisy kids then trust me: this isn't the museum for you. Because it's absolutely full of them. They're not the type who hold their daddy's hand and ask their mum for permission to speak. They're the school party type. They come in army-like battalions of thirty of more, all moving through the rooms like they're on a forced march through the Fens. But anyw… continued”
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Superbugs — The Fight For Our Lives – 9 Nov 2017 to 10 Mar 2019 – Learn how scientists are fighting back against the bacteria that are growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics
Dream On — V&A Museum of Childhood – 10 Feb 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The Dream On exhibition will be exploring the imaginary world that exists in our head between sleep and wakefulness
Fashioned from Nature – 21 Apr 2018 to 27 Jan 2019 – The V&A Museum will be exploring how some of the fabrics and dyes are sourced from nature to create the clothes we all wear
Find some more sports matches happening in November
If you enjoy Natural History Museum then you might like to visit Hunterian Museum (catch the train from South Kensington to Holborn), London Zoo (catch the train from South Kensington to Camden Town) and Science Museum (you can walk there in less than 1 min)
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans