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Top events in London on Mon 22nd Jan 2018

The talk will cover the implementation of the HST in the 1970s.
 5:30pm to 7pm
 
 Vauxhall Bridge
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Join the British Library’s Julian Harrison, curator of Harry Potter: A History of Magic, to learn how the exhibition was put together.
 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 Camden
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A conversation exploring the impact of digital technologies on architecture and the questions its application can raise for society and cities.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Picadilly
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In this lecture, Carl Heron, Director of Scientific Research, reviews 2017, looking at spectacular new research findings, the development of new laboratory facilities, and the many activities of the department.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Christopher Frayling explores the history and myths surrounding these bloodsucking fiends over the centuries and gives a lesson on how the various methods of protecting ourselves.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Camden
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After 60 years of European integration, which direction will Europe go?
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Hans-Werner Sinn will give an overview of some of the challenges and potential solutions.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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To mark the publication of The Origins of Happiness Andrew Marr and Richard Layard discuss some of its key focal points: What makes people happy?
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of light installations and interactive art throughout Canary Wharf.
 5pm to 10pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sat, 27th Jan
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The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan
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The annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition returns, providing a snapshot of the very best in innovative design from the past year.
 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jan
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This exhibition uses art, archaeology, and modern material culture to explore how seduction, sensuality, and sex have been represented through time.
 9am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Jan
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A new temporary exhibition at The Wiener Library exploring the topic of Nazi occupation in the Channel Islands
 10am to 5pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Fri, 9th Feb
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Fifty new drawings of contemporary buildings – constructed during the second half of the 20th century but in an ostensibly 'Georgian' style - will be on display for the first time.
 8am to 5:30pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb
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The major exhibition brings together over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, many visiting the UK for the first time.
 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb
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The Charles Dickens Museum explores the creation of the story that may just be the most loved of the author’s tales.
 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
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Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory.
 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.
 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Monday 22nd January 2018

Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 25th Sep at 07:15pm