Museum invites public to free events during four-day spring launch

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Museum London is once again welcoming the public with four days of free events.

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The museum’s spring launch week includes a local quiz night, an open day, a wrap for two exhibitions and a showcase of London’s musical talent from Thursday May 12 to Sunday May 15.

Events are free, but registration is required online at or in person.

The spring launch at Museum London includes:

– Trivia Night, hosted by Jonathan Feddema, tests visitors’ knowledge of London in four series of questions and answers with multiple-choice questions, a musical part and photographic clues, all on a London theme; Thursday, 7 p.m.

– Words & Music Downtown features four London artists – Pablo Tovar, Richard Gracious, Sara Mai Chitty and Zahra Habib – who have each compiled playlists of local musical talent. London Music Development Manager Cory Crossman will ask them to talk about their rosters, then each will ask to invite two artists on stage to perform. Friday, 7 p.m.

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– Museum London Open Day where the public can explore its spaces which can be hired for weddings, corporate events or other activities including tours, a wedding talk, a dance demonstration, a film, a performance by the Light of East Ensemble and a Simple Reflections concert with Freddy Almarza. Registration is compulsory and will be limited to 120 visitors; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

– A reception marks the closing of two exhibitions: From Remote Stars, curated by Kirsty Robertson and Sarah EK Smith, and 20 Works, curated by Brian Meehan. The public will be able to meet the curators and discover the exhibitions one last time. Registration is compulsory and will be limited to 150 people; Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Jennifer C. Burleigh