Cultural Calendar

Find out what's on in Germany and the UK! With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.

1914–1918: The First World War

29 May - 30 December 2014 | German Historical Museum, Berlin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the exhibition 1914-1918. The First World War at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, May 2014

Opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on 28 May, this exhibition is currently running at the German Historical Museum (Deutsches Historisches Museum) in Berlin. Combining event- and cultural-historical approaches, the exhibition recounts the course and consequences of the war, with its various ramifications for different societies and populations.

Horst: Photographer of Style at the V & A

6 September 2014 - 4 January 2015 | Victoria and Albert Museum, London
A 1942 photograph of film star Marlene Dietrich by Horst P. Horst

This autumn, the V&A presents the definitive retrospective of the work of renowned German fashion photographer Horst P. Horst (1906-1999). This exhibition runs until 4 January 2015.

The Vikings are coming… to Berlin!

10 September 2014 - 1 January 2014 | Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
Brooch shaped like a ship, 800-1050. Tjornehoj II, Fyn, Denmark. Copper alloy.

The exhibition "Vikings – Life and Legend", which has drawn record visitor numbers to the British Museum in spring and was previously on show in Copenhagen, opened in Berlin National Museums on 10 September 2014.

Young Masters Art Prize: Jürgen Wolf

16 September - 5 December 2014 | The Lloyds Club, London
Jürgen Wolf receives the Young Masters Art Prize from judge Charles Saumarez Smith

German artist Jürgen Wolf has won the Cynthia Corbett Gallery’s Young Masters Art Prize 2014. He was selected from more than 300 applicants from all over the world. His work is on display at The Lloyds Club until 5 December 2014.

Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy of Arts

27 September - 14 December 2014 | Royal Academy of Arts, London
Morgenthau Plan. Installation by Anselm Kiefer, Barjac

This autumn, the Royal Academy of Arts' single artist show will focus on the work of German artist Anselm Kiefer. The most significant exhibition of his work ever to be held in the UK, this show runs until 14 December.

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