What's on in London on Saturday 3rd February 2018

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Top things to do in London on Sat 3rd Feb 2018

Free

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 2pm to 5pm)
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.  (Tooting)
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London Sewing Machine Museum Open Day

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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. (Closing soon Sun, 11th Feb)

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£20

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 10am to 6pm)
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)

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Cézanne Portraits

£9

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 10am to 5pm)
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)

2018-02-03

A Ghost of an Idea: Unwrapping A Christmas Carol

Free

(Saturday, 3rd 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)

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Free

(Saturday, 3rd 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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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)

2018-02-03

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)

2018-02-03
£19

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 10am to 5:45pm)
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)

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£16

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 10am to 5pm)
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-03

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

£5

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 12pm to 11pm)
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum. (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

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The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

£11.50

(Saturday, 3rd Feb - 10am to 5:50pm)
More than 100 specimens from the Museum's collection will be on display together for the first time, (Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb)

2018-02-03

Whales: Beneath the surface

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular Events on Sat 3rd Feb 2018

(usually repeat most weeks)

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.
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking Tours of London on Sat 3rd Feb 2018

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.  ()
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Walking through its heart, will we discover the foundations for trade and historical business institutions
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.  ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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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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