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Top events in London on Tue 10th May 2016

This prize lecture is awarded for excellence in the the social, historical or philosophical exploration of science.
 6pm to :
 
 St James
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An evening of military displays in the heart of the city of London.
 5pm to 9pm
 
 Moorgate
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£10.00
A talk on these spectacular insects which as well as being the largest, are sadly one of our rarer beetles.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Fulham
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Discover what the London Underground looked like before the introduction of Johnston’s typeface.
 7pm to :
 
 Covent Garden
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Historian of biology and film-buff Professor Joe Cain presents the original film adaptation of ArthurConan Doyle’s The Lost World.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
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Lord Mervyn King will talk about his book. There will be an opportunity for book-signing at the end.
 12:30pm to 2:30pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Featuring over 30 pieces, including the covers from six of the new reissues, this is the first time that the artwork has been publicly exhibited.
event time All Day
 Bloomsbury
 Closing soon Wed, 11th May
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An exhibition of traditional jewellery and textiles from Central Asia dating from the 19th to early 20th centuries.
event time All Day
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Thu, 12th May
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Thirty of Botticelli’s exquisite drawings for Dante’s Divine Comedy alongside a selection of outstanding Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.
event time All Day
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 15th May
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The UK’s largest ever exhibition of the work of pioneering female comics artists
event time All Day
 Kings Cross
 Closing soon Sun, 15th May
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One of the most renowned Norwegian artists, Astrup's work transforms the rugged Norwegian landscape into a mythical, living entity.
event time All Day
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 15th May
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On display for the first time is a letter written by Charles Dickens in support of an application for a new matron.
event time All Day
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd May
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Featuring The Buzzocks, The Clash, The Sex Pistols and many more, A Chunk of Punk is a photographic celebration of 1970's subversive culture.
event time 9pm to 10pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 25th May
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This collection of Nicolas Grospierre’s photographs covers structures built between 1920 and 1989.
event time All Day
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sat, 28th May
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An exhibition of stunning ocean liner and railway posters from around the world, primarily from the 1920-30s; the Golden Age of Travel.
event time All Day
 West Brompton
 Closing soon Sat, 28th May
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The exhibition brings to life the sheer scale of the work being done to deliver Crossrail.
event time All Day
 Covent Garden
 Closing soon Sun, 5th Jun
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 10th May 2016

Tour highlights include banners, posters and ceramics tracing the history of the labour movement from the 19th century to the present day,
 1pm to :
 
 Clerkenwell
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm