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(** denotes : Extra gold stars for appealing to kids) Daydreams and Diaries: The Story of Jacqueline Wilson : 5 April – 2 November 2014 : This exhibition celebrates all things Jacqueline Wilson, giving you a chance to find out about her childhood, early career and what inspires her to write : Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green Pangaea: New Art From Africa and Latin America : Saatchi Gallery : 02 Apr 2014 -Ends 31 Aug 2014 ** Secret Agents : Kids Exhibition : March 15, 2014 – September 1, 2014 : Discover Childrens Story Centre, Stratford ** The Richard Hamilton Show : March 10, 2014 – May 27, 2014 Tate Modern, Bankside, London, United Kingdom ** Vikings Exhibition : Spanning four centuries and four continents : March 13, 2014 – June 23, 2014 : British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, United Kingdom V&A ** : Weddings (ends 15 March 2015) and Alexander McQueen, Savage Beauty (ends 19 July) and The Glamour of Italian Fashion (Ends 27 July) : Weddings : The V&A collections include wedding dresses, wedding accessories and jewellery, wedding suits and bespoke wedding gifts from the Renaissance period to the present day. Bailey’s Stardust : Exhibition : March 13, 2014 – June 2, 2014 : The National Portrait Gallery, London : Rooms are devoted to Bailey’s time in East Africa, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Delhi and the Naga Hills, as well as icons from the worlds of fashion and the arts, striking portraits of the Rolling Stones and Catherine Bailey and people of the East End of London. ** Ruin Lust : Exhibition : March 13, 2014 – May 19, 2014 : Tate Britain, Millbank, London, United Kingdom 2014 Sony World Photography Awards ** Exhibition :1 – 18 May 2014 : Somerset House : The Sony World Photography Awards are one of the world’s leading photography competitions, the exhibition showcases the winning and shortlisted photographers from the 139,000 submissions from across all disciplines, from fine art to photojournalism to lifestyle. Saturday – Monday 10.00-18.00, Tuesday – Friday 10.00-21.00 £7.50 / £5 concessions ICA : Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists Scrapbooks : 01 Apr – 11 May : The ICA in London explores the medium of a scrapbook in a new exhibition. The scrapbook has been used as a storehouse for memories, to preserve a lock of hair, a sentimental piece of correspondence, a magazine clipping, or a beloved snapshot. Andreas Gursky Landscapes : Sprueth Magers (London) : Ends 14.6.2014 : Gursky’s early landscapes provide the viewer with the concrete experience of a specific place as well as what Martin Hentschel has called a ‘mental image that has been passed down to us by the history of painting and inscribed into our collective memory’. The pictures conjure both a topography and a structure. National Portrait Gallery : No End Of A Lesson: The Boer War : Ends 13.11.14 : The second Boer War (1899-1902) in South Africa marked a turning point in attitudes towards the British Empire and informed British military strategy. Don’t forget to check out the Events Diary on the home page, there are listings of events running over the whole of 2014!