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Top events in London on Sat 28th Apr 2018

A weekend of science, technology, live music, fascinating talks, creative workshops and street food.
 3pm to 4pm
 
 South Kensington
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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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Contemporary craft and design fair, where the makers themselves meet the public.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Poplar
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Come examine posters, programmes, photographs and weird and wonderful material showcasing the life and artistic history of the Southbank Centre
 Starts at 12pm
 
 Southwark
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In this drop-in session, learn about how music, dance, literature and visual art have been preserved.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Tour of Hornsey Town Hall - an iconic modernist public building
 11am to 12pm
 
 Hornsey
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Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Brockley
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
 10am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr
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A large exhibition devoted to the music sensation.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr
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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.
 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr
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A room full of coloured shapes and sounds. It's art.
 11am to 4pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr
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Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life.
 8am to 9pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr
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A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Tue, 1st May
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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.
 11am to 4pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Fri, 4th May
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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.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Fri, 4th May
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A display of Crossrail artworks, material such as maquettes, sketches and prototypes.
 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
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This exhibition brings together more than ninety works in oil and watercolour, never-before-exhibited photographs and drawings by the artist.
 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 28th April 2018

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 28th April 2018

Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Olympic Park
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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
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Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Tower Hill
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
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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