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Speaker Steve Ladd, who will share his experiences in the US Air Force flying the F-4 Phantom and A-10 Warthog.
11am to 12pm
Join Robert Fleming as he traces the development and service of King Edward’s Horse (The King’s Overseas Dominions Regiment).
12pm to 1pm
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
For this occasion, the artist presents a new series of 6 acrylics on canvas inspired by the latest trends in the contemporary Asian avant-garde.
10:30am to 6:30pm
An exhibition of diaristic photographs drawn from a period spanning 1990-2004, documenting the artist’s experiences as part of the free party and traveller community.
11am to 6pm
A collection of limited edition prints and original drawings including maps that salute London’s Theatres, Lost Rivers and bustling London Squares.
12pm to 5pm
Lights, neon and a great deal of action will come in to play at the Victorian covered market.
Free Hackney in the 1980s
This exhibition brings 1980s Hackney to life through photographs found in the basement of the Rio Cinema, Dalston.
9:30am to 5:30pm
The richly decorated Victorian Leadenhall Market has been filled with neon lighting from Gods Own Junkyard.
This show brings together two of the most important figures in twentieth-century British painting, exploring between them, figuration, abstraction, cubism, ‘concrete’ art, and collage.
10am to 5pm
This exhibition looks at how spirituality continued to be an important source of inspiration for artists in the post-war years.
10am to 6pm
Free Tom Sachs - Ritual
An exhibition of new works by Tom Sachs, never previously seen in the UK, including four new sculptures conceived for the exhibition.
10am to 6pm
Free Ryoji Ikeda
A subterranean exploration of sound and light, the show takes viewers on a sensory journey through 180 Studio’s labyrinth-like spaces.
10am to 6pm
Closing soon Sun, 1st August
Regular Events - today
A free lunchtime talk in our new space at Coal Drops Yard and learn about London’s historical and physical development.
12:30pm to 1pm
Walking tours of London - today
Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
11am to 12:30pm
City of London
Discover the secrets of London in our walking tour of Covent Garden, Kingsway, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Victoria Embankment.
11:30am to 1:30pm
Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
2pm to 3:30pm