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Things to do in London

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Top events happening London today


Online events / webinars

Film featuring two former Foundling Hospital pupils talking about life at the school during WW2.
6pm to 7pm
 
Memories of the Foundling Hospital
A talk about the investigative journalism group, Bellingcat.
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Bellingcat – The Citizen Intelligence Agency
Historic graffiti tell stories of the hopes, fears and desires of a nation echoing through time - here is their tale.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Historic graffiti - their hidden story - with James Wright

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace.
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
All Day
South Kensington
Ends on Sun 6th June
2021-04-19
2021-04-19
Crossorelle Roof Garden
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Crossorelle Roof Garden
All Day
Poplar
Ends on Sat 19th June
2021-04-19
2021-04-19
The Gee's Bend Quiltmakers
The first solo exhibition in Europe devoted to three generations of women artists living in Gee’s Bend, a remote black community situated on a U-turn in the Alabama River.
The Gee's Bend Quiltmakers
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 25th April
2021-04-19
2021-04-19
The Silk Road: A Living History
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route.
The Silk Road: A Living History
All Day
Kings Cross
Ends on Wed 16th June
2021-04-19
2021-04-19
Tulip Festival 2021
Hampton Court Palace is planting over 100,000 bulbs in their gardens for their first Tulip Festival.
Tulip Festival 2021
10am to 4pm
East Molesey
Ends on Mon 3rd May
2021-04-19
2021-04-19
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
Works from the period of the two artists’ friendship will be shown side by side for the first time, along with unseen materials from Beard’s archives including letters and photographs.
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Ends on Fri 16th July
2021-04-19
2021-04-19

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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
2021-04-19
2021-04-19