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Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
Open day at a Victorian steam pump
Over 100 vintage to modern cars race around the old Crystal Palace motor track.
 9am to 5:30pm
 
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
MotorSport at the Palace
See and buy from a display of more than 200 cacti and succulent plants
 10am to 5pm
 
 Enfield
2019-05-27
2019-05-27

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Spanning thousands of years, this takes a closer look at five objects that explore the relationship between food, power and control.
Feeding history: the politics of food
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closes today
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
A major exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers.
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
event time 10am to 7pm
 Soho
 Closes today
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
The exhibition highlights selected maps illustrating the topographical history of Islington from 16th-century rural village to an urban Victorian district.
Historic maps and plans of Islington (1553-1894)
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Fri, 31st May
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
The first solo UK exhibition by Myfanwy MacLeod, in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG, Vancouver).
Canada Gallery Myfanwy MacLeod – Neighbours
event time 11am to 5:45pm
 St James
 Closing soon Sat, 8th Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
Call in the Cavalry
event time 9am to 10am
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
An exhibition that covers a long period in the history of magic, from the 16th to the early 20th century.
Staging Magic – The Story Behind The Illusion
event time 9am to 8:45pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
Women were inspired to serve their country by Florence Nightingale's work. But in 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared them for what was to come - the deadly Spanish Flu.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 16th Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
The first major exhibition to explore the great twentieth-century British sculptor’s fascination with armour.
Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
event time 10am to 5pm
 Marylebone High St
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
Drector and photographer James Morgan set out to capture the lives of the Bajau Laut, the world’s last true marine nomads.
Sea Nomads
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Sun, 23rd Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27
This exhibition tells the Batsford story, with highs and lows, through a selection of books and archive materials from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Batsford, 175 Years of a Bloomsbury Publisher
event time 10am to 6pm
 Farringdon
 Ends on Fri, 28th Jun
2019-05-27
2019-05-27

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Tower Bridge opening times

10:45amSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
11:15amSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
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