'On the Night Bus #34', Nick Turpin © Nick Turpin

On 11 May 2018, the Museum of London will launch a major new exhibition showcasing both contemporary and historic imagery that explores the capital after hours. Featuring the work of renowned photographers Bill Brandt, Bob Collins, Brian Griffin, Tish Murtha, Tim Peake, Rut Blees Luxemburg, William Eckersley, Dougie Wallace and Nick Turpin whom will sit alongside lesser-known artists who explore the dreamy, threatening and shadowy world of London after the sun goes down.

Split into three sections to reflect the different sides of London’s nocturnal character, an accompanying book of the same name contains essays by Museum of London’s Curator of Photographs, Anna Sparham, poetry by award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams, and over 100 images from the exhibition that span the genres of architectural, documentary and portrait photography. Step into the night and discover a darker, richer side to the capital.

The ‘London Nights’ exhibition will run from 11 May – 11 November 2018 at the Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN. London Nights by Anna Sparham / Museum of London is published by Hoxton Mini Press.

'Trolleys in empty car park, CR0', Will Eckersley © Will Eckersley

‘Trolleys in empty car park, CR0’, Will Eckersley © Will Eckersley

'Song and Dance', Image by Tish Murtha © Ella Murtha

‘Song and Dance’, Image by Tish Murtha © Ella Murtha

'The West End at night', Bob Collins © Estate of Bob Collins

‘The West End at night’, Bob Collins © Estate of Bob Collins

'Somewhere in the Night', Mitra Tabrizian © Mitra Tabrizian

‘Somewhere in the Night’, Mitra Tabrizian © Mitra Tabrizian

'Mods on the street, Borehamwood', Terry Spencer © Cara Spencer

‘Mods on the street, Borehamwood’, Terry Spencer © Cara Spencer

'Trafalgar Square at Night', George Davison Reid © Museum of London

‘Trafalgar Square at Night’, George Davison Reid © Museum of London

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