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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

Join a performer as they guide you on a bone-chilling journey through the past.
clock Starts at 7pm
 
location Eltham
Ghost Tours at Eltham Palace
Audiences will be lead on an evening tour of Chelsea Physic Garden by Sir Derek Dustyreel - 1950's black and white film star.
clock Starts at 8pm
 
location Chelsea
The Haunting of Chelsea Physic Garden

Online events / webinars

The City is unique in having a wondrous cluster of Wren churches within its Square Mile.
 11am to 1pm
 
Walk: Wren Watching
A talk about the so-called Great Eruption of Eta Carinae which was for a time in the mid 19th century the third brightest object in the night sky.
 1pm to 2pm
 
Cosmic Vision: Witnessing Fireworks
This paper examines how spouses, cultural commentators, and legal practitioners addressed the problem of unwanted sex--even rape--in marriage, from the 1700s to the 1820s.
 5:15pm to 7:15pm
 
Whose Body Is It?: Coverture and Consent in Eighteenth-Century English Marriage
This lecture will focus on the nightclub and its associated audiences and cultures, and the ways that clubs and music venues generate particular forms of social infrastructure.
 6pm to 8pm
 
Night Clubbing
From the former director of GCHQ, learn the methodology used by the British intelligence agencies to reach judgements, establish the right level of confidence and act decisively.
 6pm to :
 
Professor Sir David Omand: How Spies Think
Professor John Mullan will explore the tradition of factuality in the English novel, ending with the novels of Kazuo Ishiguro and examples of recent auto-fiction.
 6pm to 7pm
 
Convincing Fiction
Film historian Pamela Hutchinson talks about the life and legacy of 1920s star Louise Brooks
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Lulu and Beyond with Pamela Hutchinson
Join Alexandra Epps, Arts Society Lecturer and Art Guide to learn more at this online Lecture.
 7pm to 8pm
 
As Good as Gold
Nick Groom’s talk will approach the coronavirus pandemic from a cultural perspective, suggesting how supernatural agents such as vampires can help us to make sense of the crisis.
 7pm to :
 
The Vampirology of Covid-19

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This open-air exhibition features images from religious services to reveal the Square Mile’s diverse spiritual life that stretches out into many faiths.
Faith in the City of London
event time All Day
 City of London
 Closes today
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests.
Among the Trees
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
An exhibition of Grayson Perry works inspired by his TV series on Channel 4
Grayson Perry: The MOST Specialest Relationship
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
Othello De'Souza-Hartley presents different representations of masculinity while questioning what it means to view gender and society through a present-day lens.
Masculinity
event time 12pm to 6pm
 East Finchley
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name.
The King's Man Experience
event time 10:30am to 3:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sat, 31st Oct
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
Free  
Grace is a collection of unseen paintings that have been created over the course of a few years and a unique insight into street artist, Alo's time spent in London and Paris.
Grace
event time 10am to 5pm
 Hackney
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Nov
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
In this exhibition, Taylor turns his attention to the female form with an empathy that comes from really looking and really seeing.
Angus Taylor Immanence | Transendence
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sat, 7th Nov
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 8th Nov
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
A collection of works from the archive of contemporary artist Matt Smith, seen together for the first time.
Matt Smith: 2020
event time All Day
 City of London
 Closing soon Mon, 9th Nov
2020-10-28
2020-10-28
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar
Andy Warhol
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 15th Nov
2020-10-28
2020-10-28

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Walking tours of London today

Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-28
2020-10-28

Roman London Walking Tour