World Traveller May 2019

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SUMMER’S HOTTEST TICKETS

From the Proms to grime, Kubrick to da Vinci; London’s

summer events offer something for everyone

MARY QUANT

Where? Victoria and Albert Museum

When? 6 April-16 February 2020

She was the visionary that changed

the world of fashion forever – and this

summer’s Mary Quant retrospective

at the V&A is a colourful caper indeed.

From makeup to miniskirts, over 200

garments and accessories are now on

display, including many pieces from the

designer’s personal archive. vam.ac.uk

BEASTS OF LONDON

Where? Museum of London

When? 5 April-5 January 2020

Designed especially for inquisitive kids,

this immersive digital installation will

tell the story of London through the

eyes of its animal residents: from lions

and elephants, to horses, rats and – of

course – pigeons. See if you can spot the

famous voices, including Brian Blessed,

Nish Kumar and Stephen Mangan.

museumoflondon.org.uk

LEONARDO DA VINCI: A MIND IN

MOTION

Where? The British Library

When? 7 June-8 September

Showcasing the highlights of Leonardo

da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks, this

unique exhibition will mark the 500th

anniversary of his death. From waves to

winds, da Vinci considered motion to be

‘the cause of all life’ – and the exhibition

will explore his theories further, shining a

light on one of the greatest thinkers and

scientists of all time. bl.uk

ANTONY GORMLEY

Where? Royal Academy of Arts

When? 21 September-3 December

He’s best-known for his epic Angel of the

North, but Sir Antony Gormley’s oeuvre

spans decades, materials, and disciplines

galore – and this summer he’ll be taking

over the RA, too. This significant solo

exhibition will display his early works

alongside large-scale installations

All Points East

made especially for this Mayfair gallery.

royalacademy.org.uk

ALL POINTS EAST

Where? Victoria Park

When? 24 May-2 June

With headliners including The Chemical

Brothers, Primal Scream, and Christine

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