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Top events in London today

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 12pm to 4pm)
A family-friendly day filled with food, music, storytelling and theatre, celebrating the influence Saint George has had around the world.  ()
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£12.00
An opportunity to explore a treasure-trove of over 320,000 artefacts from London’s transport history.  ()
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Open Weekend at London Transport Museum’s Depot

£9.00
Join Caitlin Davies for an illustrated talk on the history of the suffragettes at Holloway prison, a tale of both victimization and bravery.  ()
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The Hollowayettes – Suffragettes in Holloway Prison

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 1pm to 4pm)
Join local bee recorder Mark Patterson and learn about the spring bees which make the cemetery park their home, how to identify bees in the field for beginners.  ()
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Spring Bee ID Walk

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 11am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition that explores the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

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Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 11am to 4pm)
A room full of coloured shapes and sounds. It's art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Harmonics in Space

Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - All Day)
Five multi-award-winning photographers – Poulomi Basu, Sam Faulkner, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson and Andrew Quilty – have documented the lives of people around the world who have been affected by blindness that could, and should, have been avoided.  (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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Time to See Photography Exhibition

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 12pm to 6pm)
A collection of rare and sought after artworks from some of the most exciting British artists in the contemporary art world. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

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TYPE

£19.70

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.

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Impressionists in London

£9

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 10am to 5:50pm)
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

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Venom: Killer and cure

Free

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr

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Under the Microscope

£6

(Sunday, 22nd Apr - 11am to 4pm)
This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II.

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Neo-Romantic Illustrations in Britain 1943-1955

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Regular events on today

(usually repeat most weeks)

Free  
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
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Walking tours of London today

£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  
Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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£12  
Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.  ()
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£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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