Updated: Sep 21, 2021
There are heaps of great exhibitions to book up this autumn. Here are a few of the ones we can't wait to take our children too.
Natural History Museum
Always an autumn favourite we so look forward to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Pop into the shop and buy a postcard of your favourite shot. Opens 15 October. Expect over 100 hugely powerful nature shots. Book here
This breathtaking photographic show will celebrate the indigenous people and landscapes of the Brazilian rainforest. Nearing tipping point in the fight against climate change this exhibition is sending out a very clear message. Expect over 200 powerful images taken over a six-year period by renowned photographer Sebastião Salgado. Opens 13 October. Book here Amazônia
Beano and his naughty friends are setting up camp in Somerset House this October. Book a visit with your little rule-breakers. Step into the comic pages of Beano town and come face-to-face with Gnasher, Bannaman and the Bash Street Kids. Opens 21 Oct. Book here Beano: The Art of Breaking The Rules.
National Maritime Museum
Dancing Northern Lights to galaxies far far away this stunning annual photographic exhibition never disappoints. This year's exhibition is now open at the National Maritime Museum showcasing over 100 photographs on brilliant lightbox displays. Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021. Book here
Discover cutting edge designs created to help combat the mountains of waste created by our throw away society. Exhibition includes a hugely impressive large-scale art installation by Ibrahim Mahama made from e-waste in Ghana. Opens 23 Oct. Book here Waste Age: What can Design Do
All floral art lovers should head to the gleaming galleries at the Saatchi. The winners of the RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show are on display until the 3 October. With over 200 hugely detailed pieces it's really rather lovely. Nip into the In bloom gallery too and see some very vibrant modern floral art works inspired by Chelsea Flower Show. Book here.
Julia Colls 20 Sept 2021