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Top events in London on Wed 21st Feb 2018

A public question and answer session on the future of surveillance cameras in the UK
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Aldwych
2018-02-21
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Author Thomas Morris will discuss some stories from this eponymously titled book, focusing on the contribution of London hospitals in the period between 1800 and 1930.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
This panel discussion, chaired by Jodie Ginsberg (Index on Censorship), will include contributions from experts from across the sector.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
Hear from LGBTQ+ personnel as they discuss their lives in the army.
 6:30pm to 10pm
 
 Chelsea
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
From their medieval life as private royal hunting grounds to their modern incarnation as public spaces, Travis Elborough traces the extraordinary history of the capital’s parks.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 City of London
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
Derek Morris aims to help family historians find records in Wapping, Whitechapel and Mile End.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
This lecture will consider trends and advances in these two diseases, and the chronic genetic lung disease cystic fibrosis.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
This talk by City of London Guide Jill Finch aims to recreate that precinct with a Cathedral surrounded by buildings, a churchyard and even a prison
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
Join an expert panel as they dissect the triumphs and pitfalls of Trump’s first year in charge.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 St James
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
Jonathan Glancey examines the critical legacy of both well known and either forgotten or underappreciated highpoints in the history of world architecture.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
Academics from the Department of International History at LSE will reassess the 1942 Beveridge Report in the light of German, American, and British planning for reconstruction after World War II.
 12:30pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
2018-02-21
2018-02-21

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A temporary exhibition showcasing sculptures created by wounded, sick and injured service personnel and their families.
 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 23rd Feb
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
The exhibition explores Starley’s developments, still reflected in bicycles today, and celebrates his legacy.
 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Feb
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
The exhibition showcases a display of wizarding books, manuscripts and magical objects.
 1pm to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum.
 12pm to 11pm
 Hackney
 Closing soon Wed, 28th Feb
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21
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
2018-02-21
2018-02-21

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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