Crossrail: The Art of the Build

As Crossrail was being constructed, along with a couple of TV shows, there's been a number of books published -- and the latest is Crossrail: The Art of the Build.

Fatberg Live! Watch the living fatberg!

In a secure container, within a locked vault, the notorious Whitechapel fatberg continues to evolve and change.

A visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum

A museum devoted to the lady of the lamp who did so much to move the public's opinion of nursing and war -- sits under the pedestrian plaza at St Thomas' Hospital.

London Underground reveals Gareth Southgate tube station renaming cost £10,466

Remember the Gareth Southgate tube station renaming, and how there was a complaint about how much it cost -- the details have been released.

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Top events in London today

The impact epidemics have continues well beyond the crisis itself: social, psychological and political.
 5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Harley Street
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The Art of Caring: Beyond the Ebola crisis

Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Southwark
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Letterheads 2018: London Calling

£10.00
This hour and a half tour takes place at dusk, as London's bats are coming out to play.
 8pm to 9:30pm
 
 Paddington
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Bat Walk

An expert horologist and historian of automata, Michael is known as the clockwork guru as a result of his award-winning mechanics.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Pinner
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Discover the hidden secrets of the intriguing Kew Palace on an out-of-hours tour.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
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Curious Kew Palace evening tours

Explore the amazing world of rum and improve your rum knowledge with the help of experts at the event.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Southwark
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Rum Tasting on The Golden Hinde

Come visit the Great Equatorial Telescope in the daytime to find out more about this amazing 1893 Victorian instrument
 Starts at 12am
 
 Greenwich
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2018-08-16

Great Equatorial Encounter

QMUL’s Pathology Museum, based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, is opening its doors to public visitors of all ages this afternoon (between 1pm and 4pm) The pathology museum is not normally open t
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
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2018-08-16

Pathology Museum Open Afternoon

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

£6

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

2018-08-16

A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

£10

(Thursday, 16th Aug - All Day)
Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise. (Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug)

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SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Free

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 9:30am to 9pm)
This collection of photographs taken in 2015 by architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright offers the opportunity to step into one of the most restricted and enigmatic places on the planet Inside North Korea. (Closing soon Tue, 21st Aug)

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Inside North Korea

Free

(Thursday, 16th Aug - All Day)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.  (Closing soon Wed, 22nd Aug)

2018-08-16

Print! Tearing It Up

Free

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug)

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The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

2018-08-16

The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture

£14

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug)

2018-08-16

The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Using a plastination process that keeps the specimens perfectly preserved, the exhibition reveals not only what lies beneath the waves, but also beneath fur, skin and scales. (Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug)

2018-08-16

Sea Creatures

£3

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 11am to 4:30pm)
The story of the Titanic disaster through artefacts including stories from local people, who have a connection to the ship

2018-08-16

Titanic -  Honour and Glory

£9.80

(Thursday, 16th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day.

2018-08-16

The Historic Bridge House Estates

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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.  ()
2018-08-16
Free  
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.   ()
2018-08-16
£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.  ()
2018-08-16
£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
2018-08-16