Sublime Victorian pottery fills the Guildhall

For the next few months, there's a chance to see a selection of works by one of the greatest Victorian potters, William De Morgan, inside the City of London Guildhall.

A 300 year old folly hidden in a wood that you can sleep in

Hidden away in a private wood is a 300 year old folly, Queen Anne's Summerhouse. Queen Anne never visited it, but you can.

Thameslink to get a new station in North London

Plans to build a new Thameslink station in Brent Cross have taken a step forward after the compulsory purchase order was formally signed.

30th Anniversary of the Thameslink service

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Thameslink line services through central London. The first trains ran on the 16th May 1988, but the launch was marred by cancellations after a train developed a fault.

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Top events in London today

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 11am to 7pm)
Come celebrate our 400th year - it will be a great party for all the family celebrating the very heart of Enfield.   ()
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400th anniversary Charter Fayre

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - Starts at 12am)
The cemetery runs guided history and heritage walks every month throughout the summer.
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Tour the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - All Day)
The Rickmansworth Festival celebrates canals, the community and the environment.  ()
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Rickmansworth Festival

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 11am to 3pm)
Bringing a fun slice of the countryside to the heart of the largest green space in the City of London   ()
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Great Garden Fête

£38.22
Learn how to make a range of home made natural and skin nourishing hand-cremes, lip balms, soaps and furniture polish using plant and vegetable oils with beeswax.  ()
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Natural beeswax cosmetics and candles workshop

£4.00

(Sunday, 20th May - 1pm to 5pm)
Open day at the school's large managed gardens.  ()
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Whitgift School gardens open day

£4.00

(Sunday, 20th May - 2pm to 5pm)
A chance to go onto the barges moored near Tower Bridge and see their mini-gardens and look around.  ()
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£8.00

(Sunday, 20th May - 3pm to 4:30pm)
Florence Schechter discusses why she chose to set up the world’s first bricks and mortar vagina museum and the strange reactions she’s received along the way.  ()
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Why the World Needs A Vagina Museum

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

£6

(Sunday, 20th May - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II. (Closing soon Sun, 20th May)

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Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 10am to 6pm)
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years. (Closing soon Mon, 21st May)

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Murillo: The Self Portraits

£13.50
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day. (Closing soon Sun, 27th May)

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 Another Kind of Life Photography on the Margins

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners  (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)

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Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War. (Closing soon Thu, 31st May)

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Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun)

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AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 11am to 6pm)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours.

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Just Type

Free

(Sunday, 20th May - 11am to 7pm)
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future.

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Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future

£12.50

(Sunday, 20th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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Regular events on today

(usually repeat most weeks)

Free  
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Walking tours of London today

£10  
Tour of Covent Garden and surrounding areas where you'll discover some of London's rich theatrical history with qualified London Blue Badge Guide and broadcaster Diane Burstein.   ()
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£20  
Walking tour taking in the fading remains of painted advertising on ealls.  ()
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£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.  ()
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£12  
Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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£12  
Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.  ()
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£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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