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Top events in London on Sat 5th Aug 2017

Come and play your part in history by restoring ancient bankside habitats at London’s last medieval water-filled moat.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Rayners Lane
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Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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£26.00
Spend a day experiencing Underground trains from the driver’s cab, in a variety of static vehicles ranging from 1940 to 1983.
 10:30am to 3pm
 
 Acton
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Chance to go inside a private garden inside Regents Park.
 2pm to 5:30pm
 
 Camden
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition exploring the Royal Parks's history, with rarely seen artefacts including oil paintings, photographs, and historical documents.
 10am to 5pm
 St James
 Closing soon Fri, 11th Aug
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Experience the beautiful and sublime work of one of Japan’s greatest artists.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Aug
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Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots
 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sat, 19th Aug
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The most complete range of archaeological objects unearthed by Crossrail has gone on display.
 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Mon, 21st Aug
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The exhibition shows - in schematized images - details of completed projects by JSWD Architects.
 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Tue, 22nd Aug
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This exhibition brings together several series of work by artist-photographer Edmund Clark to explore the hidden experiences of state control during the 'Global War on Terror'.
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Wed, 23rd Aug
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Explore the struggle for legitimacy and power during the Wars of the Roses, and the advent of the Tudor dynasty.
 10am to 5pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Fri, 25th Aug
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A display of life-sized nature prints prior to an auction to raise money for an environmental charity.
 10am to 8pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Fri, 25th Aug
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This is the first exhibition devoted to landscape drawings and watercolours by British artists in the Victorian and modern eras.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 27th Aug
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This exhibition documents the rise of London’s artists through a display of limited edition prints on loan from British Land.
 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 5th August 2017

Semi-regular open days at the 500 year old barn, now a local museum.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
2017-08-05
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2017-08-05
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Literary themed guided walk through Holborn and Bloomsbury focussing on the life and characters of crime writer Dorothy L Sayers.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Aldwych
2017-08-05
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£12.50
Explore the fascinating stories of Smithfield
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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Discover Crossrail is a series of walks accompanying the Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Poplar
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
 1pm to :
 
 Barbican
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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