Tickets for the 2018 Last Night of the Proms

Prom season is starting again and it’s already time to dust off the envelope and postage stamp in order to apply for tickets to attend the Last Night of the Proms.

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See some military aircraft in Guildhall Yard this weekend

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Bee hives on the roof of Waterloo Station

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Top events in London today

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 8:30am to 9:30am)
This breakfast talk explores the recent work behind two well-known London icons – the Smithson’s Economist Building and Seifert’s Centre Point.  ()
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Reimagining 60s London

From railways to electric light, the Victorians are famous for changing the face of Britain. But what about in the kitchen?  ()
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Victoria's Kitchen with Annie Gray, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Marcus Wareing

£20.00
Jones will share Nike’s history of sustainable practices, from innovative design to ethical manufacturing.  ()
2018-04-20
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Sustainability in a Commercial World: Nike's Hannah Jones

£6.00

(Friday, 20th Apr - Starts at 7pm)
Sir David Attenborough narrates the film that was directed by George Chan and produced by the Media Trust.  ()
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Richmond Park - A National Nature Reserve

Canon Ian Sherwood talk on the history, living history and constant challenge to preserve the church where he has ministered for 29 years  ()
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Notes on The Crimean Memorial Istanbul - Canon Ian Sherwood

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 1:15pm to 1:45pm)
Friend and Company Architects present their award-winning Pop Up Ute project — an up-cycled addition to an industrial heritage site  ()
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Don’t Move, Improve! Winners present…Pop Up Ute

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 9am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of texts from the Library of the Royal Society of Medicine. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Apr)

2018-04-20

A Georgian Miscellany: Medicine 1713 - 1768

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 11am to 8pm)
Fathoming flow in the body, the sewer, the river and the city – a new work by Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

2018-04-20

Eloise Hawser: By the deep, by the mark

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 9am to 6pm)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr)

2018-04-20

Welcome to the underworld

£9

(Friday, 20th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition of new and recent work by artist Louise Weir, takes visitors on an investigative journey of memory, identity and loss informed by Charles Dickens’s classic novel, Great Expectations. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

2018-04-20
Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

2018-04-20

 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 11am to 5pm)
This is a selection from the photographic project tracing the route of the new Elizabeth Line across central London, recording people and places encountered along the way. (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

2018-04-20

An Elizabethan Progress

Free

(Friday, 20th Apr - 12pm to 6pm)
A collection of rare and sought after artworks from some of the most exciting British artists in the contemporary art world.

2018-04-20

TYPE

£19.70

(Friday, 20th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.

2018-04-20

Impressionists in London

£11

(Friday, 20th Apr - All Day)
This exhibition shows the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.

2018-04-20

Charles II: Art & Power

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