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Top events in London Today

Whether you’re a fan of Bauhaus, brutalism, or anything in between, you’ll discover something to inspire and delight you.
2024-06-21
10am to 5pm
 
Marylebone High St
Marylebone High St
Join curator Anna Lavelle as she explores the Waterloo campaign through iconic depictions by the acclaimed Victorian artist Lady Butler.
2024-06-21
12pm to 1pm
 
Chelsea
Lady Butler’s Waterloo
Chelsea
Join exhibition curator Charlotte Bolland as she introduces the Gallery’s new major exhibition Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens.
2024-06-21
7pm to 8pm
 
Soho
Soho
Big screen showing of the latest season’s two episode finale.
2024-06-21
Starts at 11pm
 
Hammersmith
Hammersmith

Online events / webinars

Prize-winning historian Kathryn Hughes on the quirky history of how Victorian and Edwardian Britain fell in love with cats.
2pm to 3pm
 
Catland: Feline enchantment and the making of the modern world

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Jonathan Yeo's Portrait of Charles III
A chance to see the very red portrait of King Charles III that was recently unveiled.
Jonathan Yeo's Portrait of Charles III
9:30am to 6pm
St James
Closes today
2024-05-16
2024-06-21
This exhibition presents the emergence of Indian modern art as a quest for cultural independence.
10:30am to 5pm
Euston
Closes tomorrow
2024-04-11
2024-06-22
Making More Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain
An exhibition of costumes inspired by Englands's many folk traditions.
Making More Mischief: Folk Costume in Britain
10am to 5pm
Olympic Park
Closes tomorrow
2024-04-09
2024-06-22
Shark Smiles and Sunflowers
Danish artist, Anders Scrmn Meisner, presents a playful new series of paintings that explore the emotional value of objects and the power of visual storytelling.
Shark Smiles and Sunflowers
11am to 6pm
Wandsworth
Closes tomorrow
2024-05-24
2024-06-22
Silver in the Fast Lane - 40 Years of Fox Silver
A retrospective to celebrate the work of Fox Silver at Goldsmiths’ Hall this summer.
Silver in the Fast Lane - 40 Years of Fox Silver
10am to 3pm
City of London
Closes tomorrow
2024-06-10
2024-06-22
Art Now Zeinab Saleh
An exhibition of delicate and intimate paintings and drawings from Kenyan-born, London-based artist Zeinab Saleh.
Art Now Zeinab Saleh
10am to 6pm
Pimlico
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-01-19
2024-06-23
An exhibition from photographer Rankin, Back in the Dazed highlights one photographer and one magazine, across one memorable decade.
12pm to 7pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-05-29
2024-06-23
Heath Robinson’s Illustrations for magazines, 1925 to 1936
The exhibition will include illustrations for stories by Richmal Crompton, J. B. Priestly & Gerald Bullett and John van Druten, an English playwright and theatre director.
Heath Robinson’s Illustrations for magazines, 1925 to 1936
11am to 4pm
Pinner
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-03-30
2024-06-23
If You Pass Go
Showing projects from architects, photographers and artists; works will range from creative investigations and propositions to tangible projects which aim to benefit the area.
If You Pass Go
11am to 4pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-06-22
2024-06-23
Legion life in the Roman army
This exhibition transports you across the Roman Empire through the life and service of a real Roman soldier, Claudius Terentianus, from enlistment and campaigns to enforcing occupation and then finally retirement.
Legion life in the Roman army
10am to 5pm
Russell Square
Closing soon Sun, 23rd June
2024-02-01
2024-06-23

Walking tours of London - today

 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Southwark
2024-06-21
2024-06-21

What's on in London