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Top events in London on Thu 17th Aug 2017

Seven late evening openings of the Cathedral, and photography will be permitted.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 City of London
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A celebration of the folk songs of England
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Camden
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Lunchtime talk on the role of the London Virginia Company in the formation of Jamestown - the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
 Starts at 1:15pm
 
 Soho
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An occasional evening opening of the Victorian museum of testing machines.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
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Hear the story of the St Saviour's incident, and discover how the changing nature of medical education in the age of enlightenment led to a money making opportunity for many enterprising London grave diggers.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition explores changes in gardening trends over the lifetime of the show from the 1960s to the present day.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Fri, 18th 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 9pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 17th August 2017

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