What's on in London on Friday 27th April 2018

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Top things to do in London on Fri 27th Apr 2018

This screening showcases archival film footage of a range of artists working in the Southbank Centre from the 1960s onwards
 Starts at 5pm
 
 Southwark
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 Five Decades on Screen

An exploration of Japanese adaptations of the Alice books from the beautifully illustrated work of artist Kusama Yahoo to comics, film, animation and clothes.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
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Contemporary craft and design fair, where the makers themselves meet the public.
 11am to 7pm
 
 Poplar
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Made London - arts and craft fair

As the iconic buildings turn 50, speakers tell us about their favourite 1960s building and why this period of architecture divides public opinion.
 Starts at 8:15pm
 
 Southwark
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What Did 1960s Architecture Do for Us?

£35.00
Celebrate London’s legendary relationship with Gin, from Hogarthian excess to high society cocktails, with a special Gin Late.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Holborn
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Gin Late

A bold, raw portrait of youth adrift in 1970s Czechoslovakia. Based on the legendary 1980s cult novel by Jan Pelc with music by DG307 & The Plastic People of the Universe.
 7pm to 10pm
 
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It's Gonna Get Worse + discussion with writer Jan Pelc

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The wilds of the southernmost tip of South America are explored in a new exhibition from seven international professional travel and nature photographers. (Closing soon Fri, 27th Apr)

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Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - 9am to 6pm)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr)

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Welcome to the underworld

£25

(Friday, 27th Apr - All Day)
A large exhibition devoted to the music sensation. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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£9

(Friday, 27th Apr - 10am to 5pm)
This exhibition of new and recent work by artist Louise Weir, takes visitors on an investigative journey of memory, identity and loss informed by Charles Dickens’s classic novel, Great Expectations. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - 10am to 7pm)
A room full of coloured shapes and sounds. It's art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Harmonics in Space

Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - 11am to 5pm)
This is a selection from the photographic project tracing the route of the new Elizabeth Line across central London, recording people and places encountered along the way. (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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An Elizabethan Progress

Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - All Day)
Five multi-award-winning photographers – Poulomi Basu, Sam Faulkner, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson and Andrew Quilty – have documented the lives of people around the world who have been affected by blindness that could, and should, have been avoided.  (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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Time to See Photography Exhibition

Free

(Friday, 27th Apr - 11am to 6pm)
A display of Crossrail artworks, material such as maquettes, sketches and prototypes. (Closing soon Sun, 6th May)

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Art on the Elizabeth line

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 28th Apr at 06:30pm


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