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Written by: David Morton
The Natural History Museum has built a special theatre space inside the museum to present the award-winning drama The Wider Earth.
It tells the gripping story of Charles Darwin's voyage to the far side of the world aboard HMS Beagle.
Using a cast of seven people alongside some remarkable puppetry and cinematic animations, The Wider Earth brings to life all the animals and uncharted landscapes that led to him making one of the most important discoveries in human history.
Evening Standard★★★★ – "A family-friendly account of Darwin's five-year voyage on HMS Beagle"
> Craig’s review of Natural History Museum – “If you lived near London as a little kid then you probably remember this place from the school holidays. I always ended up here because it's got dinosaurs in it and kids love dinosaurs. And now here I am, thirty-five years later... still a kid... wondering what they've done with the giant Diplodocus in the entrance hall. Where's Dippy gone? He was part of my youth! 15… continued”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition – 19 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos.
Adult sleep-over at the Natural History Museum – 2 Nov 2018, 5 Jan and 23 Mar 2019 – Experience the Night At The Museum movie for real with this adult sleep-over at the Natural History Museum.
Crime Scene Live! — at the Natural History Museum – 5 Nov 2018, 11 Jan, 8 Feb, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 24 May and 7 Jun 2019 – A group event where you'll turn into a CSI and collect evidence around the Natural History Museum to solve a murder mystery
Silent Disco at the Natural History Museum – 25 Jan, 22 Feb and 29 Mar 2019 – Put on some headphones at the Natural History Museum and dance along to the songs playing inside your head.
Slavery, Culture & Collecting – 15 Sep 2018 to 15 Sep 2019 – This exhibition explores the connection between some of Britain's oldest cultural organisations and transatlantic slavery
Moments of Silence — Imperial War Museum – 21 Sep 2018 to 31 Mar 2019 – Moments of Silence uses recordings of the silences captured at Remembrance Services at 11 AM on 11th November
Renewal — Life After The First World War – 21 Sep 2018 to 31 Mar 2019 – An exhibition of black and white photos showing the rebuilding and changes that took place after World War I.
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