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Top events in London on Tue 30th Jan 2018

The Good Immigrant brought together 21 British writers to examine what it means to be BAME in Britain today.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 St James
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The presentation will retrace the evolution of the historiography – and interpretation - of the occupation of the Channel Islands
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
2018-01-30
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An event where we ask enthusiasts, scientists, miscellaneous experts* and comedians to talk about whatever they want.
 7:30pm to 8pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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Following the publication of the first volume of the long-awaited The Book of Dust, Philip Pullman talks about his writing life and on why and how literature matters to him with Erica Wagner.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-01-30
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Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove - A tribute to George Michael.
 8pm to 10:30pm
 
 Soho
2018-01-30
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In this talk, Patrick Russell from the British Film Institute (BFI) will explore the history of public information films, using clips and films to show the development of government filmmaking.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
2018-01-30
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Have you ever wondered how birds got their names? Why did our ancestors think the lapwing was treacherous and the sparrow lustful, but praise the crow?
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
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Michael La Cour will in this lecture discuss the role and responsibility of corporations in addressing the challenges of the food system, and how sustainability and health drives innovation.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-01-30
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This event discusses how bullshit has taken over the worlds of business and increasingly the political arena.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-01-30
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition uses art, archaeology, and modern material culture to explore how seduction, sensuality, and sex have been represented through time.
 Starts at 9am
 Euston
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Jan
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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 8pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
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
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
Together the V&A and the Royal Opera House present a landmark exhibition exploring the vivid story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day
 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 4pm to 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-01-30
2018-01-30
More than 100 specimens from the Museum's collection will be on display together for the first time,
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-01-30
2018-01-30

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 30th January 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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2018-01-30
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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