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Exciting events for your diary

Unmissable events

From our after hours programme to exhibition special events, we’ve an exciting range of activities in store.

Check out all our forthcoming events and exhibitions below.

Browse events by day in the event calendar

Portfolio Reviews

WPY academy
23 October 2014

Have your work reviewed by photography experts and get first-hand advice from those at the top of their profession. More about Portfolio Reviews

Masterclass: Understanding Winning Photography with Joe Cornish

WPY discussion
23 October 2014

Transform the way you think about photography and discover what you can do with a camera at our masterclasses led by industry experts. More about the Joe Cornish Masterlcass

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Photography exhibition
24 October 2014 – 30 August 2015

See the outstanding winning images from the 50th WPY competition in our special anniversary exhibition. More about WPY 2014

Night Safari - Trick or Treat tours

Expert-led talks
30 October 2014

Join one of two special after hours Halloween events. Discover scientific hoaxes and tricks, or the Museum's most special scientific treats. More about the Trick Tour. More about the Treat Tour

Ice Rink

Outdoor attraction
30 October 2014 – 4 January 2015

Take a spin around our 1,100 square metre rink this winter, drop into the cosy Café Bar overlooking the skating and enjoy a ride on the beautiful Victorian carousel. More about the Ice Rink


After hours opening
31 October 2014

Visit the Museum by night. Enjoy our exhibitions, galleries, delicious food and drink and enjoy live music in Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall). More about Lates

Masterclass: Understanding Behaviour Photography with Lou Coetzer

WPY discussion
31 October 2013

Learn first-hand how Lou Coetzer's award-winning wildlife and nature photography captures the natural world at its best. More about the Lou Coetzer Masterclass

Dino Snores

Sleepover event for kids
6 December 2014

Find out what the dinosaurs get up to after dark and enjoy lots of fun activities at our Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall) sleepover. More about Dino Snores

Night Safari - Endangered

Expert-led talks
9 December 2014

Learn how scientific research can help preserve the endangered natural world at a trio of talks by Museum scientists. More about Endangered

Science as Revolution

Annual Science Lecture
11 December 2014

Join President of the Royal Society, Sir Paul Nurse, as he discusses the case for science being considered the most revolutionary activity of humankind. More about the Annual Science Lecture

Coming in 2015

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Exhibition, opens March 2015

Plunge into spectacular seascapes and explore the richness of life beneath the waves in the Museum’s exciting exhibition opening next year. In partnership with the Catlin Group Limited, who sponsor the Catlin Seaview Survey project.