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Top things to do in London on Tue 7th Nov 2017
A free evening of talks, workshops, live drawing, film and music to celebrate RIBA’s two latest exhibitions.
6pm to 10pm
In this lecture, Dr Gilly Carr will explore the campaign by former political prisoner Frank Falla to obtain compensation for Nazi persecution.
6:30pm to 8pm
Katherine Connelly will examine Pankhurst’s role at the forefront of significant developments in the history of radical politics.
2pm to 3pm
Aliens are found when the London Underground is being extended -- with dire consequences.
Starts at 8:45pm
See 12 people dressed as they would like to be buried or burnt after death, discussing their own relationship with the world of death professionally and personally
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Centre of the Cell’s Big Question Lecture series gives you a chance to hear biology experts discuss their work and question them about it.
6pm to 7:30pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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)
(Tuesday, 7th 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)
The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed
story boxes. (Closing soon Sat, 25th 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)
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)
Explore the history of the Wrens in Greenwich. New interviews and research offer a rare female perspective into the fascinating history of the Old Royal Naval College. (Closing soon Sun, 3rd Dec)
This is the exhibition on Balenciaga in the UK and marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house. (Closing soon Tue, 5th Dec)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Tue 7th Nov 2017
(usually repeat most weeks)
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 7th Nov 2017
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.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm