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Top events in London on Tue 12th Dec 2017

Dr Michael Scott will deliver this talk as the second in an annual series of Friends of Classics Memorial Lectures.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Camden
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Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist at BP will discuss the issues and ideas around "peak oil" and the implications this will have for the behaviour of global oil markets.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 South Kensington
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
Best-selling maths author Rob Eastaway gives a talk about how human intuition goes spectacularly wrong.
 12:30pm to 1:30pm
 
 Hendon
2017-12-12
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged over the centuries.
 All Day
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
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Focussing on London through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, this exhibition traces the impact of the Reformation on culture and society.
 9am to 5:15pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 15th Dec
2017-12-12
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This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world.
 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 16th Dec
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
A free exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date.
 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Fri, 22nd Dec
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Alan’s exhibition features paintings that were executed directly in front of his subjects, usually at the beginning or at the end of the day.
 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Dec
2017-12-12
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Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’.
 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years.
 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec
2017-12-12
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An international cast of street artists have teamed up with fan maker extraordinaire, Sylvain Le Guen in a bid to reinvigorate the craft of fan making.
 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
Visit an enchanting world filled with seasonal cheer under tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour. The 2017 winter trail boasts over one million twinkling lights.
 5pm to 10pm
 Richmond
 Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
David Roberts’ painting The Forum, Rome forms the centrepiece of a new display which explores why the forum was so important in the Roman world,
 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan
2017-12-12
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 12th December 2017

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2017-12-12
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 12th December 2017

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
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.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Tower Hill
2017-12-12
2017-12-12
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm