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Top things to do in London on Thu 2nd Nov 2017
Discover the destruction of the Classical world revealed by historian Catherine Nixey.
A lecture exploring the impact of Charles Le Brun – King Louis XIV on mural painters in Britain. Held in the Painted Hall.
In this lecture Simon Elliott will narrate a day in the life of a wide variety of Roman Londoners in the mid 2nd century AD when the city was at its height during the Roman occupation.
(City of London)
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
The exhibition features examples of many well-known cartoon strips from newspapers and magazines from the past 100 years. (Closing soon Sun, 5th Nov)
AntikBar will be exhibiting a few of their original vintage Soviet posters on their feature wall. (Closing soon Tue, 7th Nov)
An exploration of melancholia in European art and culture. (Closing soon Fri, 10th Nov)
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, with Canaletto's greatest works. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)
(Thursday, 2nd Nov - 10am to 5:45pm)
More than 120 objects have been brought together in an exploration of how the often-overlooked product has helped create the modern world. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Nov)
This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation (Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov)
Shining a light on stem cell and bone marrow donation from Black, Asian, ethnic minorities and those with mixed heritage. (Closing soon Fri, 24th Nov)
This exhibition examines the British arrival in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and the decisions that shaped the way the conflict escalated and the lessons learnt. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)
See drawings from Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies. (Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov)
This exhibition looks at the early pioneers of Roman London archaeology and the discovery of Roman London over three centuries. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Dec)
Exhibitions opening soon
Walking Tours of London on Thu 2nd Nov 2017
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 4th Nov at 05:00pm
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