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In which years does February have five Sundays? How many right-angled triangles with whole-number sides have a side of length 29?
 4:30pm to 5:30pm
 
Number Theory: Queen of Mathematics
This illustrated lecture will cover Newton’s life and his mathematical and scientific labours in the context of 17th-century England
 6pm to 7pm
 
The World of Isaac Newton
Join Balham Cycling Club’s Paul Darby for a look at the South London cycling scene during this period.
 7pm to :
 
South London and the 19th Century cycling boom
Taking the history of Brixton’s own windmill, we look at the way that mills have traditionally kept us baking bread through difficult times.
 7pm to :
 
Pandemic, famine and war – how millers respond in times of crisis
A video look at the creation of this garden and its ongoing evolution over the past two decades
 7pm to 8pm
 

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
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
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
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
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 8th Nov
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar
Andy Warhol
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 15th Nov
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
This exhibition develops the artist's ongoing interest in contemporary labour conditions.
Content Provider
event time 11am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Fri, 4th Dec
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum.
Derek Jarman: My garden’s boundaries are the horizon
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 13th Dec
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan 2021
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed arrives in London.
 Architecture for Dogs
event time 11am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 10th Jan 2021
2020-09-28
2020-09-28
Created as a 'space to sit and read and be', library of exile is an installation by British artist and writer, Edmund de Waal, housing more than 2,000 books in translation, written by exiled authors.
Edmund de Waal - Library of exile
event time 10am to 5pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Tue, 12th Jan 2021
2020-09-28
2020-09-28

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
2020-09-28
2020-09-28

Barbican architecture tour

Walking tours of London today

Boudica’s Rebellion, The Great Fire of London and the Blitz. London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this walk you’ll learn about the cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-09-28
2020-09-28

London's Burning Walking Tour