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Top events in London tomorrow


Online events / webinars

Join Librarian Ann Martin to learn about the history of Guildhall Library and to view some of the Library’s treasures.
 10:30am to 11am
 
Online Open Day Event: History and Treasures of Guildhall Library
There are a surprising number of closed railway lines and stations in London. Join Stephen to explore some lost and forgotten railways.
 3pm to 4pm
 
Passengers No More: lost and forgotten railways of London
This paper will present findings from a ‘bottom up’ LGBT archive study (funded by the Wellcome Trust).
 5:15pm to 7pm
 
A Suitable Case for Treatment? Female homosexuality and psychiatry (1950s-1970s)
Join Stephen Fry for an evening of conversation as he explores establishing trust in science and how individuals can make rational and objective decisions with Nobel Prize-winning biologist and President of the Royal Society, Venki Ramakrishnan.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 An evening with Stephen Fry and Venki Ramakrishnan
There are also general theories of algorithms, and those ideas are not messy at all; they are very beautiful, powerful and should be required reading for the internet age.
 6pm to 7pm
 
An Introduction to Algorithms
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
The alchemy of us
A visual tour of Stoke Newington’s past and a time when the New River ran along Church Street and detached mansions were a common sight.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
A Glimpse into Hackney Archives’ photos of Stoke Newington
Historian and architect Benedict O'Looney discusses landmark collaborations between architects, engineers & town planners in the twilight of Beaux Arts London.
 7pm to :
 
The New Vauxhall, Southwark and Lambeth Bridges
Join Librarian Ann Martin to look at how the tale has been passed down generations of adults and children through books, ballads and pantomimes in Guildhall Library’s collections.
 7pm to 7:30pm
 
Online Open Day Event: Whittington and His Cat

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard.
 Once Upon a Time in King’s Cross – Catherine Packard
event time All Day
 St Pancras
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
This exhibition celebrates the first 100 years of The Club which has been located in Bloomsbury since its very beginning when it was founded to create a community for like-minded men and women.
event time 12pm to 8pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Oct
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Oct
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
 Ends on Sat, 7th Nov
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date
Kara Walker
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 8th Nov
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
 Ends on Mon, 9th Nov
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
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
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
This exhibition develops the artist's ongoing interest in contemporary labour conditions.
Content Provider
event time 11am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Fri, 4th Dec
2020-10-20
2020-10-20

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Regular events in London today

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-10-20
2020-10-20

Walking tours of London today

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2020-10-20
2020-10-20

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2020-10-20
2020-10-20
A walk through London’s magical history, from medieval witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists past and present with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician.
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-10-20
2020-10-20

London Magic Tour

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2020-10-20
2020-10-20