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Top events in London Today

Visits will include an informative video, an archives display, and a self-guided tour of the exhibition with activities and competitions.
2022-08-18
10am to 4pm
 
Putney
Putney
Dig into archaeology at Bank of England Museum Late.
2022-08-18
5pm to 8pm
 
Archaeology Late
Join best-selling author and historian Alison Weir for her spellbinding story of Elizabeth of York, the first Tudor queen
2022-08-18
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Southwark
Elizabeth of York, the Last White Rose - A Talk by Alison Weir
Southwark

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany
Over 400 objects from Tiffany’s archives go on display at the Saatchi Gallery.
Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closes tomorrow
2022-06-10
2022-08-19
A Bouquet of Fans
The vast array of floral designs on show span the centuries dating back to the late 16th Century.
A Bouquet of Fans
11am to 5pm
Greenwich
Closing soon Sat, 20th August
2022-09-24
2022-08-20
Breaking the News
Explore five centuries of UK news through broadsheets, blogs and objects from our own collection and examine era-defining stories close-up.
Breaking the News
All Day
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 21st August
2022-04-22
2022-08-21
Summer Exhibition 2022
Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition showcases art in all forms, from prints, painting, film and photography, to architectural works and sculpture.
Summer Exhibition 2022
10am to 6pm
Picadilly
Closing soon Sun, 21st August
2022-06-21
2022-08-21
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
An exhibition based around the disputed claims that the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman was a plagiarist.
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
10am to 5pm
Dulwich
Closing soon Sun, 21st August
2022-04-23
2022-08-21
Visualising Victorian News
A display of infographics illustrating 19th-century news themes
Visualising Victorian News
9:30am to 6pm
Camden
Closing soon Sun, 21st August
2022-05-11
2022-08-21
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
Enter into the world of superheroes in this first major exhibition to explore the representation of foundlings, orphans, adoptees, and foster children in comics, graphic novels and sequential art from around the globe.
 Superheroes, Orphans & Origins: 125 years in comics
10am to 5pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 28th August
2022-04-01
2022-08-28
Brice Gilden - Wall Portraits
The name Bruce Gilden is synonymous with striking images - his unique and confrontational style has made him a stand-out Icon in the pantheon of legendary American street photographers.
Brice Gilden - Wall Portraits
10am to 9pm
Mayfair
Closing soon Sun, 28th August
2022-06-13
2022-08-28
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Explore the 100-year history of the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance.
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
10am to 5:45pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Sun, 28th August
2022-03-17
2022-08-28
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
In this exhibition, learn more about printmaking in Rudolf's court in Prague during the highpoint of innovative and ambitious prints made from around 1580 until the early years of the 17th century.
Printmaking in Prague - art from the court of Rudolf II
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 28th August
2022-03-17
2022-08-28

Regular Events - today

Enjoy a boat trip through London's Islington tunnel on The Regent's Canal, opened in 1820, and around three quarters of a mile in length.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Islington
2022-08-18
2022-08-18

Canal boat trips through the Islington tunnel

Walking tours of London - today

Follow the trail left by monks and monarchs, press barons and literary giants along the highway and down its twisting alleyways.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2022-08-18
2022-08-18
A walk that explores the very heart of the City – the most historic part of the capital.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2022-08-18
2022-08-18
This Magical Mystery Tour is a chance to “Imagine” Beatlemania and the Swinging 60s.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2022-08-18
2022-08-18
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
2022-08-18
2022-08-18

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