From modern art to old classics in children’s theatre: our best pick of what’s on in London this December

Words by Helen Brown

Here’s what’s on in London this month…

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VOLKER KUHN

From 6 December

Plus One Gallery

Volker Kuhn is renowned for his series of three-dimensional wall pieces, ‘Art in Boxes’. Populated by small figures and animals, his sculptures are informed by object art and the work of assemblage artist Joseph Cornwell. Experience them in this solo show which is both zany and thought-provoking.

plusonegallery.com

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FEMALE FOUNDERS PRESENT

9-10 December

Eccleston Yards

From Female Founders Present comes an extravaganza shopping weekend that brings to the forefront London’s amazing small businesses, while raising money for Women for Women International. Choose from salvaged gold jewellery to ceramics, silk pyjamas and more.

femalefounderspresent.com

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FULHAM PALACE THROUGH POSTCARDS

Ongoing

Fulham Palace

Not so long ago, postcards were effectively a form of social media, with millions sent every week during their golden age. This latest exhibition explores the ‘postcard mania’ in relation to Fulham Palace and highlights how the Palace and society have both changed.

fulhampalace.org

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SNOW WHITE AND THE RED ROSE

From 29 November

Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre has teamed up with acclaimed theatre company RashDash for the perfect family festive treat. Snow White likes to tell stories and paint while sister Red Rose likes to race with the deer and wolves. When a friendly bear knocks on the door, the mischievous pair embark on a brave and magical adventure with fun songs and plenty of festive touches.

bac.org.uk

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WINNIE THE POOH: EXPLORING A CLASSIC

From 9 December

V&A

He’s the hero of children’s fiction and Britain’s best-loved bear, now Winnie-the-Pooh will star in an exhibition that celebrates the life of this childhood favourite. Experience the timeless and universal appeal of Pooh Bear and his friends as they are brought to life through sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion.

vam.ac.uk

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

From 9 December

New Wimbledon Theatre

For the first time in over 15 years, fe-fi-fo-fum will be heard in Wimbledon. Britain’s outspoken publican Al Murray and Olivier award-winning Clive Rowe will lead the cast in the giant pantomime adventure, Jack and the Beanstalk. With laugh-out-loud comedy, magic beans and oodles of audience participation, this is one the whole family can enjoy.

atgtickets.com

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