Manet - Portraying Life
Royal Academy of Arts
26 January - 14 April 2013
The exhibition consists of more than 50 works, among them are portraits of Manet’s most frequent sitter, his wife Suzanne Leenhoff, luminaries of the period Antonin Proust, Émile Zola and Stéphane Mallarmé, and scenes from everyday life revealing Manet’s forward-thinking, modern approach to portraiture.
Also this weekend:
Walk London's Winter Wonders
Free event, taking in 34 routes across London.
You are advised to book beforehand.
Examples of walks:
London's Hidden Treasures - 2 miles long, 2 hours. Takes you along the South side of the River Thames, visiting some of London's unique venues and hidden treasures, ends at Tower Bridge
The Glorious London Loop - either 9 or 11 miles long, takes up to 7 hours. This is a rural walk along relatively level ground in Surrey. It includes a stop at the Hogsmill Tavern in Borne Hall Park.
Potato Days - London Potato Day and Seedy Sunday
**_All are welcome, experienced gardeners, allotment veterans, those who have never grown a vegetable in their lives, come and talk to the experts, plenty of advice available.
Sunday 27th January
11am - 3pm
Sydenham School, Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, SE26 4RD
LOCO London Comedy Film Festival
At BFI South Bank, both Saturday and Sunday
London premiere of Gayby at BFI South Bank, a triple bill tribute to Nora Ephron at the Lexi, and a family-friendly 50th anniversary screening of the classic Pink Panther movie.