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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 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”
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.
Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum – 25 Oct 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The Natural History Museum has one of London's prettiest ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairground carousel.
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
Princess Diana — Her Fashion Story – 24 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2019 – Diana's Fashion Story at Kensington Palace is an exhibition of iconic dresses that show the evolution of her style
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
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