Luckily, the Mayan’s were wrong. There will be lots to do this year in London. Here’s our hand-picked list of our favourite new events & venues in London for 2013.
The Shard is now the tallest building in Western Europe. Its crystalline façade transforms the London skyline with a multi-use vertical city of high-quality offices, world-renowned restaurants, a 5-star hotel, exclusive residential apartments, and the capital’s highest viewing gallery. The view from the Shard opens to the public in February 2013.
23 March – 28 July 2013. The V&A has been given unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive to curate the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie. David Bowie is will feature more than 300 objects that include handwritten lyrics, original costumes, fashion, photography, film, music videos, set designs and Bowie’s own instruments.
A collection of our favourite vintage markets, shops, and tea room open for 2013.
In spring 2013, these two cities and their unique story will be explored in a major exhibition at the British Museum, that will – in the words of Museum Director, Neil MacGregor – be a chance ‘to visit the cities and to visit the houses in the cities; to be inside a Roman household, inside a Roman street; to know what it felt like, to know what was going on.’
London Dungeon’s Tooley Street location is closing from the 1st of February. The new London Dungeon, near the London Eye, opens March 2013. You have to wonder, “How scary can a new dungeon be”?
Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire star in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Opens in London cinemas in May 2013.
The King of Rock Opera is still alive, and, apparently, kicking. Catch the “Bat Out of Hell” singer for his Farewell Tour at the O2 Arena in April 2013
Tyrannosaurus Rex and his awe-inspiring life-size pals return to stalk the Wembley Arena in May 2013
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