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Top events in London on Tue 20th Feb 2018

Geoff Mulgan will reveal how collective intelligence can guide corporations, governments, universities, and societies to make the most of human brains and digital technologies.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Hanover Square
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
Join Haunt London for some strange tales from the London Underground. Sometimes scary, sometimes funny, London is full of stories.
 Starts at 7:45pm
 
 Whitechapel
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
This event has been organised to give young people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic an insight into the different roles within politics.
 6pm to 9pm
 
 Whitehall
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
​Explore the development of design during the austerity of WWII and post-war Britain.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
This lecture looks at our changing understanding of ourselves, focussing on Charles Darwin’s theory of human origins and the religious, scientific and ethical questions raised.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-20
2018-02-20

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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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
Explore the secrets behind Michael’s storytelling through his original drafts, adaptations, scripts and unpublished manuscripts.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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 4pm to 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
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
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
A display of rarely-seen records, players and recorders, exploring how technology has transformed our listening experience.
 All Day
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Mar
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
A fashion and photography exhibition resulting from an unconventional research trip around the Czech Republic.
 10am to 6pm
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Mar
2018-02-20
2018-02-20

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 20th February 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-02-20
2018-02-20
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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