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NEW SPA­CES

The sis­ter gallery to Tate Mod­ern com­pleted a £45 mil­lion trans­for­ma­tion of the old­est part of the Grade II-listed build­ing, cre­at­ing new spa­ces for dis­play, ed­u­ca­tion and so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties, plus a re­vamp of the res­tau­rant.

OLD MAS­TERS

Home to the world’s largest col­lec­tion of works by JMW Turner – the Turner Be­quest com­prises 300 oil paint­ings and thou­sands of sketches, sketch­books and wa­ter­colours – Tate Bri­tain is also the place to see fab­u­lous mas­ter­pieces by Gains­bor­ough, Mil­lais and Hog­a­rth.

BRI­TISH ARTISTS

Tate Bri­tain houses the largest col­lec­tion of Bri­tish artists in the world, in­clud­ing Fran­cis Ba­con and Lu­cian Freud. This month you can see Sculp­ture for a Mod­ern World (to 25 Oct; be­low), a ma­jor ret­ro­spec­tive of Bar­bara Hep­worth’s ca­reer.

House­hold Cav­alry Mu­seum

A liv­ing mu­seum with 18th-cen­tury sta­bles. Chang­ing of the guard daily on Horse Guards Pa­rade at 11am, Sun 10am. Daily 10am- 6pm. Adult £7; child £5. www.house­hold­cav­al­ry­mu­seum.co.uk. Horse Guards, White­hall, SW1A 2AX. T: 020-7930 3070. E7/8. Sta­tion: Westminster/Em­bank­ment.

Im­pe­rial War Mu­seum

Dis­plays of con­flicts, par­tic­u­larly those in­volv­ing Bri­tain. Daily 10am- 6pm. Ad­mis­sion free; charges for some spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tions. www.iwm.org.uk. Lam­beth Rd, SE1 6HZ. T: 020-7416 5000.

Sta­tion: Lam­beth North/ Waterloo.

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