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Top events in London on Thu 16th Nov 2017

Talk by author and Guardian contributor David Bolchover on Holocaust survivor and Benfica coach Bela Guttmann.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
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An evening of talks marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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Horatio Clare talks about his new book Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
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John Bennett introduces us to some of the villains, anti-heroes and peculiar criminal characters associated with this unique part of the Capital across several centuries.
 7:45pm to 9:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Stuart Harvey continues with another of his illustrated talks this time visiting the origins of the Science and Arts park in SW7 and a few of the people associated with this area,
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This small display looks at a range of European prints and other objects from the Reformation
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Thu, 23rd Nov
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Shining a light on stem cell and bone marrow donation from Black, Asian, ethnic minorities and those with mixed heritage.
event time 8:30am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Fri, 24th Nov
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The exhibition features individual and collaborative artworks curated into themed story boxes.
event time 11am to 9pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Nov
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See drawings from Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies.
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Nov
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Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time.
event time All Day
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov
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This exhibition looks at the early pioneers of Roman London archaeology and the discovery of Roman London over three centuries.
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Dec
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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.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 3rd Dec
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This is the exhibition on Balenciaga in the UK and marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 5th Dec
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A display of paintings, drawings and models by the likes of Dame Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Julia Barfield and Patty Hopkins.
event time 10am to 7pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sat, 9th Dec
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This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries.
event time All Day
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Thursday 16th November 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