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Things to do in London

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Top events happening London today

During the weekend visitors will be able to tour the house, enjoy music and theatre productions in the gardens and take part in family-friendly activities.
10am to 5pm
 
Twickenham
Marble Hill Opening Weekend
The Rickmansworth Festival celebrates canals with at least 100 boats attending, the community and the environment.
10:30am to 10:30pm
 
Rickmansworth
Admission to Kempton Steam Museum. See an array of petrol engines and model steam engines from across the ages.
10:30am to 4pm
 
Feltham
Kempton Steam Museum open weekend
Annual open day at the cemetery with visits to the chapel and crypt – not usually open – guidance on family history.
11am to 5pm
 
Peckham
Nunhead Cemetery Open Day
Watch teams of watermen who will steer huge barges up the Thames from Greenwich to Westminster.
12:30pm to 4pm
 
Queens Diamond Jubilee Race
Acclaimed artist Brian Bolland will be signing Judge Dredd By Brian Bolland: Apex Edition at Forbidden Planet London
1pm to 2pm
 
Soho
Brian Bolland Signing Judge Dredd

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan
Joanna Hiffernan’s relationship with Whistler ran deeper than artist and muse. In this exhibition explore her life and role as a friend, model, lover and collaborator.
Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closes tomorrow
2022-02-26
2022-05-22
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
Sweet Harmony looks at a significant five-year period in UK dance music history and the previously undocumented contribution that young people living and working in the London Borough of Waltham Forest made to it.
Sweet Harmony: Radio, Rave & Waltham Forest, 1989-1994
10am to 5pm
Walthamstow
Closing soon Wed, 25th May
2021-11-25
2022-05-25
Everlyn Nicodemus
A major solo exhibition of African diaspora artist Everlyn Nicodemus.
Everlyn Nicodemus
11am to 5pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 28th May
2022-04-12
2022-05-28
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
An exhibition of the most beautiful private press books ever published, illustrating Walker’s revolutionary book printing techniques and legacy in his former home in Hammersmith.
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
11am to 4pm
Hammersmith
Closing soon Sat, 28th May
2021-08-12
2022-05-28
See Them Richards? Paintings by Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)
An exhibition of paintings, watercolours and sculptures by the multi-talented Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves).
See Them Richards? Paintings by Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)
12pm to 4pm
Hammersmith
Closing soon Sat, 28th May
2022-05-13
2022-05-28
Radio Ballads
Radio Ballads presents new film commissions alongside paintings, drawings and contextual materials that share the stories learned in social care work.
Radio Ballads
10am to 6pm
Paddington
Closing soon Sun, 29th May
2022-03-31
2022-05-29
Victor Seaward
Touching on histories of medicine, trade and industrialisation through digitally rendered objects, Seaward weaves narrative through commonplace objects and organic forms.
Victor Seaward
12pm to 6pm
Kentish Town
Closing soon Sun, 29th May
2022-04-14
2022-05-29
Light and Shadow
An exhibition by Yoon Hyup, known for his vibrant use of lines and dots to create minimalistic and abstract city scape paintings.
Light and Shadow
11am to 6pm
Whitechapel
Closing soon Sun, 29th May
2022-03-11
2022-05-29
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
An outdoor exhibition of 138 award-winning images selected from 20,000 submissions by photographers in 151 countries.
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
All Day
Kings Cross
Closing soon Tue, 31st May
2022-04-17
2022-05-31
Freud and China
This exhibition explores Sigmund Freud's fascination and relationship with China.
Freud and China
10:30am to 5pm
Hampstead
Ends on Sun 5th June
2022-01-26
2022-06-05

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Regular events in London today

Get a fascinating glimpse of everyday Roman life in Londinium at the Billingsgate Roman House and Baths – advance booking required. Saturdays between April to November only.
 11am to 2pm
 
 City of London
2022-05-21
2022-05-21

Roman London Revealed: Public Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Walking tours of London today

A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 10am to 12pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
A regular guided walk around the canals and heritage of Camden town.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
A guided walk around the heart of Abbey Road looking out for Beatles memorabilia.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Camden
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
The London of a life steeped in equal measures of pleasure, controversy and disdain...
 11am to 1pm
 
 Picadilly
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
Bloody, Flaming, Poxy London. Plague, Fire & Revolution. The Black Death. Churchyards brimming with bodies. The harvest of Death. The zombie apocalypse – but for real.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Barbican
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2022-05-21
2022-05-21
At night the ancient City is deserted. And eerie. Explore its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barbican
2022-05-21
2022-05-21

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