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Top events in London today

Explore the brand new telescope facility at the Royal Observatory and see some of the spectacular images taken.
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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

£16

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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The Great Spectacle

£10
Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise. (Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug)

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SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 9:30am to 9pm)
This collection of photographs taken in 2015 by architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright offers the opportunity to step into one of the most restricted and enigmatic places on the planet Inside North Korea. (Closing soon Tue, 21st Aug)

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Inside North Korea

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - All Day)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.  (Closing soon Wed, 22nd Aug)

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Print! Tearing It Up

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works. (Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug)

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Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug)

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Somewhere in Between

£14

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug)

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The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Using a plastination process that keeps the specimens perfectly preserved, the exhibition reveals not only what lies beneath the waves, but also beneath fur, skin and scales.

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Sea Creatures

Free

(Tuesday, 14th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition celebrates the 450th anniversary of the granting of the Tylers and Bricklayers' Company's charter by Elizabeth I in 1568.

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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

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

Free  
Resident artist and musician Hannah Hull will lead a tour around the outside perimeter of Holloway Prison  ()
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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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