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Top events in London on Mon 5th Feb 2018

Join The Wiener Library in celebrating the launch of Thomas Weber's latest book.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
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Go down the rabbit hole with writer and broadcaster Julia Eccleshare in this illustrated talk and re-live the last 100 years of children’s literature.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-05
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An illustrated talk by Len Taphouse for the Barking & District Historical Society.
 7:45pm to 9:30pm
 
 Barking
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Join Dr Nicholas Tromans, Curator of Watts Gallery, to hear about one of the most ambitious and dramatic sculptures of the 19th century, ‘Physical Energy’ by G F Watts.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Picadilly
2018-02-05
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Preselected writers read an extract of their unpublished work, then receive feedback from both the audience and guest author Hannah Kohler, who will also discuss the art of writing historical fiction.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-02-05
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The campaign will be examined, concentrating on the work of the constitutional suffragists as well as on the more notorious suffragettes.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-05
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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
2018-02-05
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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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
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
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
The nursing workforce is diverse, with healthcare workers representing a huge variety of backgrounds and experiences. This exhibition celebrates the contributions of some of the people whose work and lives have too often been overlooked.
 9am to 7pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 10th Mar
2018-02-05
2018-02-05

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Monday 5th February 2018

Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-02-05
2018-02-05
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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