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Top things to do in London on Sat 25th Nov 2017
The annual Scandinavian Christmas Market on a street between the Finnish and Norwegian churches.
10am to 6pm
Art Historian Suzannah Biernoff explores the artistic and medical responses to facial injury in WW1.
Starts at 2pm
This pop-up exhibition uses creative work to reflect on what it means to live within urban spaces affected by constant design, dereliction, and rejuvenation.
12pm to 5pm
Guided tours of the London Transport museum's archive of posters and artwork.
Starts at 11am
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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)
Oxford House Nexus is a photographic exhibition exploring relationships between Oxford House and its community across time. (Closing soon Wed, 29th Nov)
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)
A display of paintings, drawings and models by the likes of Dame Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Julia Barfield and Patty Hopkins. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Dec)
Artifacts and photos from the discovery of the wreak of The London, a ship that sank in 1665 off Southend. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Dec)
This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries. (Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec)
Focussing on London through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this exhibition traces the impact of the Reformation on culture and society. (Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sat 25th Nov 2017
(usually repeat most weeks)
Explore the colourful history of the Italian community in Clerkenwell and the area around Hatton Garden on this 90 minute guided walk with official local guides, Karen and Jo.
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Walking Tours of London on Sat 25th Nov 2017
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A walking tour through 350 years of London’s history and reveal how the ingenuity of the postal service shaped the world we live in today.
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.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
Tower Bridge opening times
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 30th Nov at 06:30pm
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