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Top things to do in London on Sun 7th Jan 2018
The final weekend before the Geffrye Museum closes for 2 years.
10am to 5pm
Annual parade and mummers play at Bankside in the medieval tradition to mark 12th night of Christmas.
Starts at 2pm
Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.
11am to 4pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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)
Annual display of the museum's rooms as they would have looked during Christmas's past. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)
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)
An exhibition exploring the unsolved mystery of Sir John Franklin's fatal last journey into the Arctic. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)
An immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. (Closing soon Sun, 7th Jan)
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)
An exhibition of over 100 photographs that showcase the beauty and diversity of wildlife in Britain. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)
Comprising of over 200 objects, this exhibition considers the role of graphic design in constructing and communicating healthcare messages. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)
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)
Discover the forgotten history of the world's oldest continuously serving police force - the Thames River Police. (Closing soon Sun, 14th Jan)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sun 7th Jan 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
Monthly opening of the museum of victorian testing machines.
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
Walking Tours of London on Sun 7th Jan 2018
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
Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 12th Jan at 06:30pm
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