When a WW2 tunnel full of salads meets modern art

What happens when an abandoned WW2 under Clapham is used to grow salads, and then gives over some of the space to modern art?

Thames Tideway’s tunnel boring machines lowered 53 metres into the ground

The first of the giant tunnel boring machines that will dig the "super sewer" underneath the Thames has been lowered into position, some 53 metres below ground.

Tickets Alert: Steam boat trips on the Thames

Next month will offer a chance to take a trip down the Thames in a steam powered tug. The steam tug Portwey is one of only two twin screw, coal fired steam tugs now active, and is based in Docklands.

New fleet of London Overground trains shown off

The first of a fleet of new trains for the London Overground and TfL Rail routes has been shown off, with USB charging points and a brand new seat moquette.

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Top events in London today

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - Starts at 4:30pm)
The Chairman and Trustees march around the Piazza, accompanied by the Town Crier, to pay the “peppercorn rents” of five red apples and five posies of flowers for the buildings  ()
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Covent Garden's annual Rent Ceremony

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 6:30pm to 7:30pm)
International lecture by Professor Wolfgang Baumeister exploring a method of studying the 'molecular sociology' of cells.  ()
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2018-06-21

Investigating the structure of molecules inside cells

A history talk about the Old St Thomas' Hospital.   ()
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2018-06-21

From Monastery to Hospital: Building a New Identity at Old St. Thomas'

£5.00

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 6pm to 7pm)
Join DLA Design for a guided architectural tour of Borough Market, exploring how the architecture and infrastructure of the Market supports its identity and how this is brought to life by traders, the  ()
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2018-06-21

Architectural tour of Borough Market

£8.00

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 11am to 12:30pm)
Arwa Haider takes you on a tour of the darker side of the Great British Seaside.  ()
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2018-06-21

The Dark Side of the Seaside

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 2pm to 3pm)
This talk explores some of the different ways in which London connects with the world.   ()
2018-06-21
2018-06-21

London Reaches Out

Free
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke in conversation with LSE's Tony Travers and Kevin Featherstone.   ()
2018-06-21
2018-06-21

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 11am to 6pm)
A solo exhibition of work by legendary street artist and stencil wizard Stewy. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun)

2018-06-21

Stewy: Psycho Geographic

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 9:30am to 7:30pm)
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun)

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Free
Life in Czechoslovakia during the communist regime in the humanist photography of Dagmar Hochova. (Closing soon Fri, 29th Jun)

2018-06-21

The Power of Sympathy: The Photography of Dagmar Hochova

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 10am to 5pm)
A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840 (Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun)

2018-06-21

LFA - London 1840

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 12pm to 7pm)
A sound installation by composer and sound artist, Emily Peasgood as a requiem to the thousands of forgotten women and children, known as the ‘outcast dead’ buried at Crossbones Graveyard. (Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul)

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Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 12pm to 6pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree.

2018-06-21
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.

2018-06-21

Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation

£17

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art.

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£25.50

(Thursday, 21st Jun - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich

2018-06-21

Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Thursday, 21st Jun - 10am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs.

2018-06-21

 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking tours of London today

Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
2018-06-21
Free  
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.
2018-06-21
£12.50  
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.  ()
2018-06-21
£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-06-21