Art-Deco tube train returns to the London Underground

After an absence of a few years, this September offers a chance to ride in the delightful little 1938 era tube train.

London Public Art: Union – Horse with Two Discs

This is a piece of art outside the Museum of London that shows a horse surrounded by two discs, unsurprisingly, called Union - Horse with Two Discs.

The London church named after a French Saint

Just around the corner from St Paul's can be found one of the City's older churches, and one that's unusually named after a French Saint.

Play with the Science Museum’s new random science image generator

The Science Museum has added a little playful twist to their image archive with a random image generator.

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Moor Park Mansion is a Grade I listed Palladian mansion set within over 300 hundred acres in Hertfordshire.
 Starts at 10am
 
 Rickmansworth
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Occasional Tours of Moor Park Mansion

The City Centre will be hosting an evening of presentations, discussion and networking to mark one hundred years of women’s suffrage.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 City of London
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Discover the wonders of the new World Gallery at this special evening of dance, tours, talks, film screenings and installations.
 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Forest Hill
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Historian James Evans discusses some fascinating individual stories and the variety of reasons for the astonishing migration of English men, women and children to North America during the 17th Century.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Emigrants - Why the English Sailed to the New World - A Talk by James Evans

Professor Mark Ormrod will unpack their personal stories and also look at the contribution of the immigrants to English social and economic life
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Richmond
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Medieval migration: mapping the foreigner 1300-1550

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 12pm to 6pm)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)

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This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.  (Closing soon Thu, 26th Jul)

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Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation

£17

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 10am to 5:50pm)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)

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Free

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 9:30am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents the work of Cross River Partnership (CRP) and its public and private sector partners to provide Clean Air for London. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Jul)

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Clean Air for London

£25.50

(Thursday, 19th Jul - All Day)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)

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Dinosaurs In The Wild

Free

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 10am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs.

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Free

(Thursday, 19th Jul - All Day)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room

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 Karl and Eleanor Marx

£12

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 10am to 6pm)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.

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£6

(Thursday, 19th Jul - 11am to 4pm)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical.

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A Curious Turn: Moving, Mechanical Sculpture

Free

(Thursday, 19th Jul - All Day)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.

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Print! Tearing It Up

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Walking tours of London today

£16.52  
Survey London’s shifting landscape of power and witness a court of law in action on this engaging and provocative take on English constitutional, political and legal history.  ()
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Free  
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
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Free  
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.
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£12.50  
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
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£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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