What's on in London on Saturday 6th January 2018

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Top things to do in London on Sat 6th Jan 2018

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
The final weekend before the Geffrye Museum closes for 2 years.  (Bethnal Green)
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Farewell to Christmas and Closing Party

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 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

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
Annual display of the museum's rooms as they would have looked during Christmas's past. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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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)

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£12

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition exploring the unsolved mystery of Sir John Franklin's fatal last journey into the Arctic. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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Franklin: Death in the ice

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 11am to 8pm)
An immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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John Akomfrah Purple

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 9am to 5pm)
Celebrate the golden era of toys and games, made in the borough by famous names such as Spears Games and Lesney Matchbox and played with by generations of local children. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)

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Terrific Toys: made and played in Enfield

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition that looks at how policy and development help support Londoners to live and work across a multi-centred city. (Closing soon Thu, 11th Jan)

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London's Towns: Shaping the polycentric city

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5:30pm)
An exhibition of over 100 photographs that showcase the beauty and diversity of wildlife in Britain. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)

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 British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Free

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 6pm)
Comprising of over 200 objects, this exhibition considers the role of graphic design in constructing and communicating healthcare messages. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)

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Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?

£16.50

(Saturday, 6th Jan - 10am to 5:30pm)
This exhibition explores the story of the Scythians – nomadic tribes and masters of mounted warfare, who flourished between 900 and 200 BC. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)

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Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 6th Jan 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 6th Jan 2018

Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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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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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 12th Jan at 06:30pm


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