Things to do OUTSIDE London in October 2019

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What do you need to know about getting old and having sex? An honest and open discussion about sex and ageing.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Harley Street
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
The Joy of Sex Beyond 70
With David Hare and Ben Okri. Chaired by Samira Ahmed.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2019-09-23
2019-09-23

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This free exhibition explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it.
Parliament & Peterloo
event time 9am to 6pm
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Thu, 26th Sep
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting.
Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
Through more than 80 paintings and prints, this exhibition reveals Vallotton’s body of work, including portraits, landscapes and satirical prints.
Félix Vallotton - Painter of Disquiet
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money.
Playing with Money: currency and games
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
On display are 10 of the photographs taken by Capa during the assault on Omaha Beach, alongside personal accounts and objects related to Allied soldiers who landed that fateful day.
Robert Capa: D-Day in 35mm
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Sep
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs.
Expeditions and Endeavours
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 1st Oct
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
The Ship of Tolerance is dedicated to connecting children from different cultures and identities and giving them voice through the universal language of art.
The Ship of Tolerance
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Oct
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
This exhibition explores Freud’s enduring fascination with Egypt evident both in his writings and in his collection of antiquities.
Between Oedipus and the Sphinx: Freud and Egypt
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will display the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-09-23
2019-09-23
This exhibition includes never-before-seen materials from the BFI National Archive and the Monty Python Archive.
Monty Python Explodes!
event time All Day
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 13th Oct
2019-09-23
2019-09-23

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Walking tours of London today

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-09-23
2019-09-23

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

12:00pmSailing Barge WillDown river