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Top events in London on Sat 3rd Feb 2018

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
2018-02-03
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy.
 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum.
 12pm to 11pm
 Hackney
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
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
2018-02-03
2018-02-03

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 3rd February 2018

Full of family history treasures and records, directories and databases, 3 floors and over 120,000 items - what's not to like? They're free, they're only 1½ hours long, and they're every second Saturday.
 11am to 1:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
Walking through its heart, will we discover the foundations for trade and historical business institutions
 11:30am to 1:30pm
 
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
A guided walk on the Isle of Dogs that takes you to lesser known architectural gems and natural features, from housing to glittering offices to green spaces, in this fascinating area, surrounded by water, that has retained its charm in the face of massive economic change.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Poplar
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
 Starts at 10:30am
 
 East Ham
2018-02-03
2018-02-03
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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