What's on in London on Wednesday 20th December 2017

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Top things to do in London on Wed 20th Dec 2017

£26.50

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 7pm to 10:30pm)
Four nights of science, comedy, music and the usual shambles.  ()
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Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 9:30am to 5:30pm)
A free exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date. (Closing soon Fri, 22nd Dec)

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Rattle: Barbican Music Library exhibition

£12

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 4:30pm to 9pm)
After-dark opening of the Palace grounds with the park illuminated with lanterns. (Closing soon Sat, 23rd Dec)

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Free

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 9:30am to 5:30pm)
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)

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Free

(Wednesday, 20th 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)

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 Falling Shawls

Free

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 10am to 6pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the past 25 years. (Closing soon Sun, 31st Dec)

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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)

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

£16

(Wednesday, 20th 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)

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Christmas at Kew Gardens

Free

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 10am to 5pm)
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)

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The Forum of Rome

Free

(Wednesday, 20th Dec - 9am to 6pm)
An exploration of the social and architectural history of concrete architecture and engineering over the past 70 years. (Closing soon Wed, 3rd Jan)

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Free

(Wednesday, 20th 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)

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Building the Royal Albert Hall

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Wed 20th 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.  ()
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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.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 21st Dec at 04:30pm


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