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Top events in London Today

Knife-making workshop Blenheim Forge open their doors to display their most recent work alongside the processes and techniques used in the creation of their knives.
clock 10am to 5pm
 
location Peckham
Blenheim Forge Open Workshop

Online events / webinars

An online Zoom LGBTQ tour of the British Museum, revealing LGBTQ history and culture across the ages
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
A Queer History of the World through 10 objects in the British Museum

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years
Aubrey Beardsley
event time 11am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closes today
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
Discover the visionary work of Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert – from his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast.
Léon Spilliaert
event time 11am to 4pm
 Picadilly
 Closes today
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
An exhibition that celebrates the overlooked charm of common hardware around the world.
The Misused Ironmongery X Taiwanese Hardware
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Kings Cross
 Closes today
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
Anna Keen's exhibition showcasing her artworks focusing on London and our river.
London the Metamorphosis
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closes tomorrow
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
A rediscovered collection of paintings and drawings by over forty young Zimbabwean artists that have not been exhibited together for almost 70 years.
The stars are bright - Zimbabwean art
event time 11am to 3pm
 Shoreditch
 Closing soon Wed, 30th Sep
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings.
 Turn It Up: On Paradoxes
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Oct
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
A year-long contemporary art programme of new sculptural, installation, video and textile works by ten artists in one of the capital’s largest wetlands.
Wetlands Unravelled
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Barnes
 Ends on Tue, 6th Oct
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world.
George IV: Art & Spectacle
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
This exhibition showcases works by graduating students from London’s leading fine art schools.
London Grads Now
event time 10am to 5pm
 Chelsea
 Ends on Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings.
Refugees: Forced to Flee
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-20
2020-09-20

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular events in London today

Led by expert guides, the tour takes you across the Barbican Centre and surrounding Brutalist estate.
 All Day
 
 Barbican
2020-09-20
2020-09-20

Barbican architecture tour

Walking tours of London today

A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
We’re just a few stops up the Northern Line, but we’re in a country village nestling round what was once an old pond.
 10:45am to 12:45pm
 
 Highgate
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
Enjoy an insider's tour of the City, including Guildhall, Mansion House, the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-20
2020-09-20

City Highlights Guided Walk

A guided walk around Shoreditch looking at the ever-changing street art.
 11am to 4pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
A guided walk around Westminster ending at the Cabinet War rooms looking at the area's WW2 history.
 1:45pm to 3:45pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2020-09-20
2020-09-20
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 2:45pm to 4:45pm
 
 Barbican
2020-09-20
2020-09-20