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What's on in London Today

A guided walk through the muddy foreshore of Deptford Creek at low tide.

Photo of Deptford Creek Low Tide Walk

The South’s Largest Model Engineering & Modelling Exhibition. Regarded as one of the leading model shows in the UK this exhibition attracts thousands of visitors. ( )

Photo of London Model Engineering Exhibition


Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Explore the impact of telegraphy on the artistic imagination and wider social consciousness in the 19th century. (Ending Soon Sun, 22nd Jan)


Photo of Victorians Decoded: Art and Telegraphy

A hypnotic light display based on Islamic geometry in the main foyer of the Barbican. (Ending Soon Wed, 25th Jan)


Photo of Zarah Hussain: Numina

A rare display of the British Museum’s collection of shadow theatre puppets from Southeast Asia. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Jan)


Photo of Shadow puppet theatre from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand

The artwork used for the print elements in the Harry Potter movies displayed by the original artists. (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Feb)


Photo of Harry Potter film artwork exhibition

This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Feb)


Photo of Picasso Portraits

This exhibition looks at the popular seasonal pastime of ice skating which, in London, dates back to at least the 12th century. (Ends on Wed, 8th Feb)


Photo of Skating on Ice

An art and light installation made from materials recycled from a 2015 sculpture. (Ends on Fri, 10th Feb)


Photo of Mise-en-abyme

Celebrate some of the most popular entertainments of Victorian times (Ends on Sun, 12th Feb)


Photo of  Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun

A display of the best of the political cartoons published in the newspapers during 2016 (Ends on Sat, 25th Feb)


Photo of Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2016

A display of botanical and zoological watercolours by natural history artists Franz and Ferdinand Bauer. (Ends on Sun, 26th Feb)


Photo of  Images of Nature

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes ( )
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…? ( )

Walking Tours of London

Stephen Turner, the artist who occupied an egg-shaped wooden vessel for three years, opens his first exhibition about the project. ( )
London's waking nightmare of murder... He came silently out of the midnight shadows of August 31, 1888. ( )