Travel Agenda: Traffic-free Oxford Street; New Mexico History Museum opens in Santa Fe; Rotterdam celebrates Brazilian culture


Oxford Street in London hosts a traffic-free event today and tomorrow. The capital's prime shopping artery will also feature retail promotions and family entertainment. A series of free guided walks, including fashion and culture, are being offered until mid-June ( and ).

This week...

The New Mexico History Museum opens tomorrow in Santa Fe. The brand-new facility tells the story of this fascinating settlement from pre-colonial times to the present day. Special exhibitions are set to focus on fashion and the role of women in the west ( ).

Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of John and Yoko's 1969 "Bed-In for Peace" at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal ( ).

Further south in Buenos Aires, Gallery Nights sees the city's cultural institutions opening until the small hours on Friday night ( ).

In the diary...

If your budget won't stretch to South America this summer, then look instead to Rotterdam. Three of the city's museums will be celebrating Brazilian culture from 30 May-23 August. The programme features exhibitions, music, films and a carnival ( ).