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Top events in London on Sat 12th Aug 2017

Find somewhere with a view of the night sky and watch the brightest Perseid meteor showers in recent years.
 3am to 5am
 
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An exhibition that provides a glimpse of the challenges and joys of theatrical life since the days of Elizabeth I.
 9:30am to 4:45pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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These tours have been created to mark the 100th anniversary of the Johnston typeface.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
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Watch the classic movie in the great hall of the museum.
 Starts at 7:30pm
 
 South Kensington
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Experience the beautiful and sublime work of one of Japan’s greatest artists.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 13th Aug
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Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots
event time 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.
event time 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.
event time 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'.
event time 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.
event time 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.
event time 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.
event time 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.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance.
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 12th August 2017

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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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Walking tours of London on Saturday 12th August 2017

Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Olympic Park
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
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Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Tower Hill
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
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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