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Top events in London on Sat 17th Feb 2018

Enjoy this kitsch classic featuring a soundtrack by Queen and outrageous outfits with prizes for best cosplay.
 6:45pm to 9:15pm
 
 Greenwich
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An occasional opening of a decorated underground chamber built in the 18th century.
 10am to 12:30pm
 
 Twickenham
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Watch Shire horses Nobby and Heath, with Irish champion ploughman Tom Nixon, harrowing the heritage wheat growing area on Ruskin Park
 9am to 2pm
 
 Camberwell
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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.
 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
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An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum.
 12pm to 11pm
 Hackney
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
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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
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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
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A celebration of Thailand's vibrant plant life and culture at Kew's Orchids Festival.
 10am to 4:15pm
 Richmond
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 17th February 2018

Join us for a free tour of our Library and Archives, especially if you're researching your family history.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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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