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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 8:30pm
 
location Peckham
Blenheim Forge Open Workshop
Complete with a musical finale with a song that was once heard in many music halls up and down the land, join Sheldon from the Cemetery Club to discover a real gem of London's heritage
clock 1:30pm to 3pm
 
location Barnes
Graves in the Wood: The Abandoned Beauty of Barnes Cemetery

Online events / webinars

In their talk and virtual walk, Ian McInnes and Laurence Marsh look at the houses, now long gone, that were built on the Lambeth side of Denmark Hill.
 7pm to :
 
Denmark Hill

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Exhibition of shortlisted entries to recognise and support the most innovative, original and relevant photography-based practice within a given year.
Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020
event time 11am to 7pm
 Soho North
 Closes today
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years
Aubrey Beardsley
event time 11am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closes tomorrow
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
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 tomorrow
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
An exhibition that celebrates the overlooked charm of common hardware around the world.
The Misused Ironmongery X Taiwanese Hardware
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kings Cross
 Closes tomorrow
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
Anna Keen's exhibition showcasing her artworks focusing on London and our river.
London the Metamorphosis
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Mon, 21st Sep
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
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
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
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
 Ends on Sun, 4th Oct
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
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
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
A ground-breaking, first commercial gallery exhibition of the work of an artificially intelligent artist.
Do Robots Dream of Electric Bees?
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Sat, 10th Oct
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
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
2020-09-19
2020-09-19

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Regular events in London today

Led by expert guides, the tour takes you across the Barbican Centre and surrounding Brutalist estate.
 All Day
 
 Barbican
2020-09-19
2020-09-19

Barbican architecture tour

Walking tours of London today

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2020-09-19
2020-09-19
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-09-19
2020-09-19