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Sunday 26th July

A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
clock 10am to 4pm
location Enfield Town
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum
Members of The Surrey Classic Vehicle Club will be displaying their vehicles on the meadow at Painshill.
clock 10am to 3:30pm
location Cobham
The Surrey Classic Vehicle Club display
Open days usually feature the restored engines in operation, a light railway trip, and walks around the Victorian buildings.
clock 10:30am to 4pm
location Abbey Wood
Open day and steaming at the Crossness pumping station
Open day at the restored Victorian steam powered pumping station, with the machine running regularly throughout the day.
clock 11am to 5pm
location South Tottenham
Victorian steam engine - steaming day
Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
clock 2pm to 4:30pm
location Hackney

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Immerse yourself in Picasso’s world of paper and discover how – with this everyday material we know so well – he found the means to explore the furthest reaches of his creativity.
Picasso and Paper
event time 11am to 4pm
 Ends on Sun, 2nd Aug
Through the medium of film and photography, this major exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed, and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day.
Masculinities - Liberation through Photography
event time 10am to 6:30pm
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Aug
An exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media
event time 11am to 5pm
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Aug
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Ends on Sun, 1st Nov
Showing sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf gives an unrivalled opportunity to view them in the context of hard interior and exterior architecture as well as carefully designed outdoor spaces amongst mature trees.
Looking Up: Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf
event time All Day
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021

Exhibitions opening soon