A calendar of the City of London traditional ceremonies

The City of London, being very ancient has many traditions and ceremonies, and as many of us still like dressing up in livery finery, many of them still happen today.

Prices announced for the Didcot to Oxford Railway’s 175th Anniversary

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, and they’re having a special day of celebrations on 15th June 2019.

Queen Victoria’s sapphire and diamond coronet goes on display

In this the 200th anniversary of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the V&A museum has put Queen Victoria’s famous coronet on display after it was saved from being sold overseas.

See Sir Joseph Bazalgette made from Lego

Just around the corner from the Houses of Parliament, an exhibition about water opens with a model of the sewer king, Sir Joseph Bazalgette - made from Lego.

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In this talk Holly Carter-Chappell will examine the ways in which these two calamitous events altered the way in which Britain grieved and memorialised its dead forever.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
 All the Living and All the Dead: How War and Spanish flu Changed our View of Death
Join Huw Cordey and Patrick Morris - the filmmakers behind BBC series Life, Planet Earth and The Hunt - for an evening of the stories that have inspired them across thirty years of wildlife filmmaking.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 South Kensington
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
For the Love of Nature’
Our contemporary records specialist Mark Dunton delves deeper into this scandal - one of a series that rocked the Macmillan government in the early 1960s, feeding into a national obsession with spy culture at the time.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
The scandalous case of John Vassall
Copies of 'London Made Us' will be available to purchase on the evening along with a book-signing.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
London Made Us - Robert Elms In Conversation With Jason Solomons
LSE's Rebecca Newton will in this lecture discuss how to build authentic leadership and drive positive change.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-04-25
2019-04-25

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 9am to 8pm
 Whitechapel
 Closes today
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
The exhibition is an exploration of how the proposed causes and cures are represented within the art collection of Bethlem Museum of the Mind.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closes tomorrow
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
An display of photographs by a Victorian eccentric -- very "steampunk".
The Peculiar Photographic Revelations of a Victorian Eccentric
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closes tomorrow
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
The Lore of the Land
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
Explore this surreal lost property office where you will uncover stories in the most unlikely places.
Unclaimed - The Liminal Space
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
A photographic exhibition documenting the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children.
Bedrooms of London
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 5th May
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
Admire the gardens as they are brightened by the impressive 20,000 tulips planted throughout the gardens.
Eltham Palace's Tulip Festival
event time 11:30am to 3:30pm
 Eltham
 Closing soon Sun, 5th May
2019-04-25
2019-04-25
With more than 800 images on display, this global photography exhibition presents all winning and shortlisted entries, including the Photographer of the Year, from this year’s Awards
2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
event time 10am to 9pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Mon, 6th May
2019-04-25
2019-04-25

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