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Top events in London today

Free

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - Starts at 6:30pm)
This lecture will focus on the advances that have been made in HIV over the last few years that haven't entered the general public consciousness.  ()
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Free

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - Starts at 10:45am)
The historic unveiling of one of the most significant statues of our time – suffragist, Millicent Fawcett.   ()
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Millicent Fawcett statue unveiling ceremony

£12.00

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - 7pm to 8:30pm)
Join Samin Nosrat in conversation with chef Jeremy Lee and Evening Standard restaurant critic Fay Maschler as they explore a different way of thinking about food and its component parts.   ()
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Ingredients: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat with Samin Nosrat

£8.00

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - 6:30pm to 8:30pm)
Join the Royal College of Physicians for a special event exploring the role of contemporary portraiture and the college's remarkable art collection, with artists Paul Benney and Jessica van der Weert.   ()
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In the frame: portraits, power and personality

Free

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - 6pm to 7pm)
A talk about the the failure of the minor parties in UK politics.  ()
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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free
The wilds of the southernmost tip of South America are explored in a new exhibition from seven international professional travel and nature photographers. (Closing soon Fri, 27th Apr)

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Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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)

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Welcome to the underworld

£9

(Tuesday, 24th 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)

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

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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

(Tuesday, 24th 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)

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An Elizabethan Progress

Free

(Tuesday, 24th 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. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

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TYPE

£19.70

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots. (Closing soon Mon, 7th May)

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Impressionists in London

£11

(Tuesday, 24th 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.

2018-04-24

Charles II: Art & Power

Free

(Tuesday, 24th Apr - 10am to 6pm)
American-born artist Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour.

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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular events on today

(usually repeat most weeks)

Free  
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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Free  
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
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Walking tours of London today

£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  
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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