What's on in London on Sunday 17th December 2017

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Top things to do in London on Sun 17th Dec 2017

The Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers will be at Kew with their live steam engines  (Brentford)

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 4:30pm to 9pm)
After-dark opening of the Palace grounds with the park illuminated with lanterns. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Dec)


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 10am to 10pm)
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)


 Falling Shawls


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 10am to 6pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)


Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism

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)


Street Fans:A Unique Liaison between Street Art and Fan Making


(Sunday, 17th Dec - Starts at 12am)
See the remarkably atmospheric Dennis Severs' Georgian era home decorated as for Christmas. (Closing soon Mon, 1st Jan)


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 5pm to 10pm)
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)


Christmas at Kew Gardens


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 12pm to 4pm)
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)


The Forum of Rome


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 10am to 5:45pm)
This display explores the fascinating story of the Hall’s design through a variety of historic models, photographs and casts. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)


Building the Royal Albert Hall


(Sunday, 17th Dec - 10am to 5pm)
Annual display of the museum's rooms as they would have looked during Christmas's past. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)


Christmas Past

The first London exhibition of Spanish art from The Bowes Museum in County Durham, including works by Goya and El Greco. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)


Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events on Sun 17th Dec 2017

(usually repeat most weeks)

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London

Walking Tours of London on Sun 17th Dec 2017

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.  ()
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.  ()

Tower Bridge opening times

12:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
01:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
05:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
06:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river

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