What's on in London on Friday 2nd February 2018

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Top things to do in London on Fri 2nd Feb 2018

Dr Ildiko Csengei will explore poetry, pamphlets, letters, diaries and caricatures responding to the French invasion scare in Britain in the 1790s and 1800s.  (Chelsea)
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 The French invasion scare and the literature of fear in Britain, 1797-1805

£10.00

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 6pm to 8pm)
Join the Design Museum for an evening screening of Andrea Marini’s debut documentary Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins.  (Kensington)
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£5.00
Diane Atkinson, author and curator of a major exhibition on the suffragettes at the Museum of London, will reflect on the daring, often violent, endeavours women undertook to break into an exclusively male political system.  (Russell Square)
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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 (Closing soon Fri, 9th Feb)

2018-02-02

On British Soil: Victims of Nazi Persecution in the Channel Islands

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. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb)

2018-02-02
£20

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 9pm)
The major exhibition brings together over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, many visiting the UK for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb)

2018-02-02

Cézanne Portraits

Free

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 5pm)
A temporary exhibition showcasing sculptures created by wounded, sick and injured service personnel and their families. (Closing soon Fri, 23rd Feb)

2018-02-02
£9
The Charles Dickens Museum explores the creation of the story that may just be the most loved of the author’s tales. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

2018-02-02

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 6pm)
Discover Jon Snow's unique and colourful collection of ties crafted by the UK's last silk-weaving factory.  (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

2018-02-02
Free

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 5:45pm)
Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

2018-02-02

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy. (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

2018-02-02
£19

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 10pm)
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  (Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb)

2018-02-02
£16

(Friday, 2nd Feb - 10am to 6pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-02

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 8th Feb at 07:45pm


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