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Top things to do in London on Sat 16th Dec 2017
A monthly classic car show/meet in central London.
12pm to 4pm
The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers will be at Kew with their live steam engines
11am to 4pm
Four nights of science, comedy, music and the usual shambles.
7pm to 10:30pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. (Closing soon Sat, 16th Dec)
A free exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date. (Closing soon Fri, 22nd Dec)
After-dark opening of the Palace grounds with the park illuminated with lanterns. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Dec)
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. (Closing soon Wed, 27th Dec)
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)
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. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)
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. (Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan)
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, (Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan)
An exploration of the social and architectural history of concrete architecture and engineering over the past 70 years. (Closing soon Wed, 3rd Jan)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sat 16th Dec 2017
(usually repeat most weeks)
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 16th Dec 2017
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
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.
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.