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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

New 3-day vintage poster market, with leading specialist dealers.
10am to 6pm
 
Peckham
Vintage Poster Market

Online events / webinars

Karen Averby, a seaside-loving historian, tells us the story of how the seafront hotels in Brighton developed and what happened to them over the years.
2pm to 3pm
 
From Luxury Lodgings to the Gorgeous and the Grandiose

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Forest on Fire
The exhibition features a series of bronze-cast animal pelts and abstract, carved stone animal heads, supported by stone basins.
Forest on Fire
10am to 6pm
Regent Street
Ends on Closes today
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Not Vital: Paintings
This exhibition features a selection of works never previously exhibited in the UK, many of which have never been seen by the public.
Not Vital: Paintings
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Ends on Closing soon Wed, 26th May
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Sylvain Lefebvre - Sauvage
The French artist, Sylvain Lefebvre, invites us to save ourselves on a journey through the dreamlike oceans and untamed forests of his imagination.
Sylvain Lefebvre - Sauvage
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Sat 29th May
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way.
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
10am to 5:45pm
Mayfair
Ends on Sat 5th June
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Rana Begum
Free  
This new collection of work reveals how Begum’s practice has diverged and evolved, setting her precise minimalism against a new exploration into the amorphous and uncontained.
Rana Begum
11am to 5pm
Bethnal Green
Ends on Sat 5th June
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
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
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Paul Catherall | Sent From Coventry
Paul Catherall comes back to the gallery for this major exhibition celebrating the postwar architecture of Coventry and London.
Paul Catherall | Sent From Coventry
11am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 6th June
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
2020 Travel Photographer of the Year
The winning images from the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards are on display in an outdoor exhibition.
2020 Travel Photographer of the Year
All Day
Kings Cross
Ends on Thu 10th June
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
The exhibition presents a select sampling of Koraïchi’s works in different media created during this past year of global crisis.
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Clerkenwell
Ends on Sat 12th June
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
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
2021-05-15
2021-05-15

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Walking tours of London today

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
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A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2021-05-15
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The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-05-15
2021-05-15
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2021-05-15
2021-05-15

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