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Top things to do in London on Thu 9th Nov 2017
Antonio Verrio’s arrival in England in 1672 brought shock waves that would transform British mural painting. The second of our autumn lecture series, held in the Painted Hall.
6:30pm to 8pm
Helen will be talking about interviewing lecturers including David Attenborough and Richard Dawkins, accessing the RI's amazing archives and finding out about the most unusual creatures.
6:30pm to 7:45pm
This special presentation, with live demonstrations, tells the whole story from a unique perspective.
7:30pm to 9pm
Gemma Smith, Education Manager, will explore how one of Franklin’s most iconic inventions, the Lightning Rod.
6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Speaker of the House of Commons in conversation with Professor of Politics at QMUL.
6:30pm to 8pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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, 9th 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)
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)
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)
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)
Exhibitions opening soon
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm