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A monthly classic car show/meet just behind Waterloo Station.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

Waterloo Classics

See projections of archive texts and photos on the front of the derelict facade of the Royal London Hospital.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

The Last of The London

A lantern parade through Hounslow.
 12am to :
 
 Hounslow
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

Same sky: Winter lights

Annual clearance book sale in aid of Amnesty International.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Greenwich
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

Amnesty Clearance Book Sale

Occasional open weekend at the recently restored Toynbee Hall to see the exhibition about its history and activity.
 11am to 3pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

Open weekend at Toynbee Hall

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia.
 11am to 6pm
 West Brompton
 Closes today
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
This exhibition showcases discoveries made in the University of Roehampton’s extensive archive of children’s literature.

Our Mythical Childhood

 9am to 6pm
 Putney
 Closes tomorrow
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten.
 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closes tomorrow
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn.

The Architecture Drawing Prize

 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Closes tomorrow
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
A huge display of over 70,000 miniature shrouds will remember everyone who died in the Battle of the Somme and doesn't have a grave.

WW1 Shrouds

 10am to 7pm
 Olympic Park
 Closes tomorrow
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.

Under Your Nose

 11am to 4pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sat, 24th Nov
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.

Jameel Prize 5

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive.

Michael Palin: Writer, Actor, Comedian

 9:30am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary.

Oceania

 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 10th Dec
2018-11-17
2018-11-17
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU.
 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
2018-11-17
2018-11-17

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