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THIS THURSDAY: Get creative and join us (with a cocktail in hand) to learn calligraphy with Quill London [ Ltmuseum.co.uk Link ]

The Art of the Sign with Quill London

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We're pleased to announce the 'Chocolate Express' (LB5 No.B6) is now on display in the main gallery following its arrival late last night.

Built by Leyland Motors and operated by the Chocolate Express Omnibus Co, this particular bus ran in London from 1924-34. Bridging an important gap in our collection, the vehicle is representative of the many independent bus operators (aka the 'pirates')...
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Last few tickets available for a special screening of author Iain Sinclair's film 'London Overground' this Thursday.

London Overground Film Screening

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Get creative and join us to learn calligraphy with Quill London on Thursday 23 March

The Art of the Sign with Quill London

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Get creative and join us to learn calligraphy with Quill London on Thursday 23 March

The Art of the Sign with Quill London

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Join us TONIGHT for a talk by author and designer Tristan Manco who will be uncovering the fascinating history of street art.

MAKE YOUR MARK

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Join us this Thursday for a talk by author and designer Tristan Manco who will be uncovering the history of street art.

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Join us on Thursday 2 March for a talk by author and designer Tristan Manco who will be uncovering the history of street art.

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The names of stops on the London Underground can seem nonsensical: think Elephant & Castle or Shepherd’s Bush. But they actually hide 2,000 years of odd anecdotes and historic quirks.

How Tube stations got their unusual names

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Join us this Friday for our 'Urban Fabric' Friday late, focussing on fashion, and enjoy curator-led tours, workshops, vintage vehicles, exhibitions, cocktails, a themed quiz and music.
Book tickets: [ Ltmuseum.co.uk Link ]
Confectionery box containing a pink foil wrapped heart shaped chocolate truffle issued for "Love is" campaign (2002) Happy #ValentinesDay
Join us this Friday for our 'Urban Fabric' Late and enjoy curator-led tours, workshops, vintage vehicles, exhibitions, cocktails, a themed quiz and music.

Book tickets: [ Ltmuseum.co.uk Link ]
Visit our brand new Poster Parade which looks at some of the classic designs that have provided inspiration for generations of artists.
In our Design Studio this week;

Meet the wonderful UK based fabric design company Camira (Tuesday) and discover more about the award-winning, avant-garde textile label BeatWoven® who use songs and sounds to visualise and orchestrate patterns (Thursday and Friday).

You can find out more about our innovative Weaving Futures programme here: [ Ltmuseum.co.uk Link ]
Visit our brand new Poster Parade - Re-imagining Historical Posters - which looks at some of the classic designs that have gone on to provide inspiration for a new generation of artists. Whether promoting sightseeing in London or travel etiquette, these posters show us how memorable designs and messages can be cleverly reinterpreted for contemporary audiences.

Free for annual ticket holders.
Don't miss Artist Ismini Samanidou in residence tomorrow in our #designology studio. You can find out more about our innovative Weaving Futures programme here: [ Ltmuseum.co.uk Link ]
London Transport Museum's exhibition Poster Parade: Re-imagining historical posters explores the pervasive influence of London’s transport design.

“London is instantly recognisable by its transport imagery” - Design Week

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One of our #HeritageTreasures > the original design for the #SherlockHolmes tiles at Baker Street station by artist Michael Douglas, 1979

Share your #HeritageTreasures with Heritage Lottery Fund on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to take part in their photo competition, telling them why you love #heritage!
#OnThisDay in 1875 the Metropolitan Railway's extension from Moorgate to Liverpool street opened. Photograph shows crowds outside Liverpool street at rush hour in 1923.