Our valentine’s Late London returns and, in honour of Mr.Holmes, we’re rejecting convention on the eve of the romantic day and embracing London’s bohemian soul.
Trans-siberian Marching Band performances
8.30 & 9.20pm
With riotous high energy this 13 piece Balkan Brass ensemble (Rich Mix, Bestival, Secret Garden Party) will unleash their borderless bag of musical styles into the museum galleries. Accompanied by circus performances and with dancefloor space enough to throw you best bohemian shapes.
Artistic installation: Desire Lines installation
Installation artist Kirsty Harris (Battersea Arts Centre, Southbank Centre) will run a participatory art work inspired by bohemian desires and wanderings.
Absinthe: the bohemian tipple
Session running every 30mins from 7.15pm
Join Distillnation to imbibe all their spiritual knowledge about the ‘Green Fairy’. Thought to be dangerously addictive and psychoactive, absinthe has historically been a popular drink among artists and writers.
Chalkboard Philosophy workshop
These days everyone’s a Chalkboard Philosopher! Add your own life mantra, motto, witticism, to our collection on the night.
The Real Sherlock Holmes
Join author of the Real Sherlock Holmes, Angela Buckley, to hear about Jerome Caminada of the Manchester City Police who may have been a real-life inspiration for the character of Sherlock Holmes
With drop in bohemian life drawing from London Drawing using Cowling + Wilcox materials to indulge your inner artist and see if you can call yourself a true Bohemian with our Bohemian lifestyle checklist.
Plus galleries by twilight, the chance to see Sherlock Holmes after hours and late night bars.
BOOK NOW event only (£12 adult, £10 concs and Friends)
BOOK NOW event plus exhibition entry (£18 adult, £15 concs)