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Top things to do in London on Mon 28th Aug 2017
Join the celebrations for the restoration of Carpenters Road Lock over August Bank Holiday weekend.
Help clear litter from the canals, both on the pathways, but also padding in a canoe along the water.
Starts at 6:30pm
The restored pumping engine will be in steam on the day.
12:30pm to 4:15pm
Seven late evening openings of the Cathedral, and photography will be permitted.
6:30pm to 9pm
A guided tour of Hampstead Cemetery and hear the life stories of the long gone.
1pm to 2:30pm
Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, etc.
10:30am to 8pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
This exhibition documents the rise of London’s artists through a display of limited edition prints on loan from British Land. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)
A unique experience, +/- Human fuses an immersive installation with live dance. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)
Turner Prize-winner Chris Ofili unveils a new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)
I AM HERE is a Crafts Council touring exhibition of contemporary jewellery. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)
Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition. (Closing soon Mon, 28th Aug)
From the fall of Russia’s last Tsar to the rise of the communist state, this exhibition takes a look at the Russian Revolution 100 years on. (Closing soon Tue, 29th Aug)
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms. (Closing soon Wed, 30th Aug)
This exhibition will take you on a journey through the history of the Stationers' Company, giving you a chance to see some of their most precious objects along the way. (Closing soon Thu, 31st Aug)
This festival-style exhibition consists of more than 800 works, many of which have never been seen in the UK before. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Sep)
An exhibition of 'junk' that has been recycled into something else, inspired by some William Robinson drawings. (Closing soon Sun, 3rd Sep)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Mon 28th Aug 2017
(usually repeat most weeks)
Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
Walking Tours of London on Mon 28th Aug 2017
A Guided Walk through the City of London's Sculpture in the City 2017 urban sculpture park.
(City of London)
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm