New skyscraper to sit next to Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall in the City isn't exactly short of a skyscraper, or five, and now one is planned that will sit right next to the famous Victorian market building.

Tickets Alert: Gin tasting at Dr Johnson’s House

Even more than us living through the second Elizabethan age, the Georgians were obsessed with Gin, so where better for a Gin tasting than a Georgian house?

Red Arrows flying over East London on Saturday

Look to the skies, for the red, white and blue of the Red Arrows will be gracing the skies of east London on Saturday (21st July 2018).

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.  (Closing soon Thu, 26th Jul)

2018-07-23

Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation

£17

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

2018-07-23
Free

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 9:30am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents the work of Cross River Partnership (CRP) and its public and private sector partners to provide Clean Air for London. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Jul)

2018-07-23

Clean Air for London

Free

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs. (Closing soon Sat, 4th Aug)

2018-07-23
Free

(Monday, 23rd Jul - All Day)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room (Closing soon Sun, 5th Aug)

2018-07-23

 Karl and Eleanor Marx

Free

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 11am to 7pm)
Pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming continues his study of ruins, homes and dwellings in this free exhibition. (Closing soon Mon, 6th Aug)

2018-07-23

 Yuan Goang-Ming: Tomorrowland

An outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage.

2018-07-23

Another Europe, an outdoor exhibition of photographs around Kings Cross

£14

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 10am to 6pm)
The visual artist and Royal Academician explores “landscape” in its broadest sense

2018-07-23

Tacita Dean - Landscape

Free
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats.

2018-07-23

A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

£16

(Monday, 23rd Jul - 10am to 6pm)
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art.

2018-07-23

The Great Spectacle

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Walking tours of London today

Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
2018-07-23
Free  
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.
2018-07-23
£12  
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-07-23