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Occasional open weekend at the recently restored Toynbee Hall to see the exhibition about its history and activity.
 11am to 3pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Open weekend at Toynbee Hall

Watch loads of pantomime horses racing around the streets of Greenwich.
 11am to :
 
 Greenwich
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The London Pantomime Horse Race

Wade in a wild river and experience a different perspective of London history and urban wildlife.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Deptford
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Low Tide Walk along Deptford Creek

Come and view a church full of Christmas trees.
 11:30am to 4pm
 
 Hounslow
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Christmas Tree Festival

A talk about why in the age of the internet, where information should be more accessible than ever, we remain so poorly informed.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Thinking on Sunday: The Perils of Perception - Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An enchanting experience of light, colour and sound as the gardens at Eltham Palace are transformed into an illuminated world.

Enchanted Eltham

 4:30pm to 9pm
 Eltham
 Closing soon Sat, 22nd Dec
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A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark.
 5:30pm to 10pm
 Chiswick
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
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Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840.

The Romantic Age: European Fans 1810-1840

 12pm to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
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24 homes and shops across Greenwich will each open an "advent window" in December to visit around the town.
 6pm to 9pm
 Ends on Wed, 2nd Jan 2019
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This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
 Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Sat, 5th Jan 2019
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New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.

Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions

 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.

Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack

 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage.

Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector

 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 6th Jan 2019
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Walking tours of London on tomorrow

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
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