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Top events in London on Wed 31st Jan 2018

A food and drink themed late adults only opening at the Science Museum - expect bad beer and insects for nibbles.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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£16.00
Join five researchers at the cutting edge of pharmaceutical science and technology for a glimpse at the pharmacy of the future.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
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Watch live storytellers as they confess their own stories of free will in a special performance within the chapel of St Peter's ad Vincula.
 7pm to 8:45pm
 
 Tower Hill
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Chloe Lamford and Tom Scutt discuss their unconventional, sometimes radical approaches stage design for theatre.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Strand
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James Evans’ Emigrants tells the story of America’s earliest settlers from England. Hear the author bring to life the stories of English emigrants and their colonisation of the New World.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Richmond
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Join independent Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett for an evening of discussion about her journalism in Syria, volunteering in Gaza, Palestine, and a recent visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Islington
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Join editors Kit Caless and Gary Budden along with author Eley Williams in a special discussion about London writing.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 City of London
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A talk about the use of non- visible light to see the universe.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
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Marriage is an odd mix of sex, religion, and politics. Our speakers ask what marriage is and whether there is there any distinctive moral value in it.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Antony Griffiths, former Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, will discuss this forgotten industry and the remarkable range of its products.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
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Discover more about his remarkable life and the contribution he made to the development of modern London.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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The USSR became a great European power and helped defeat Nazi Germany but had ‘October’ been saved or its foundations been destroyed?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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A temporary exhibition showcasing sculptures created by wounded, sick and injured service personnel and their families.
 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 23rd 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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The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy.
 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
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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
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The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 1pm to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
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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