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Top events in London on Mon 30th Apr 2018

There visitors will be able to peruse many of the rare books held within the Marcus Beck and the library rare books stacks.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Harley Street
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Curator Julia Farley explores what life was like for the farmers and warriors who lived in these islands over 2,000 years ago.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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The reception of moving pictures in 1894–96 has been much mythologised. Were spectators really frightened of an approaching train?
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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 rare opportunity to see stunning paintings, pastels, and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas.
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 7th May
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This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.
 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Mon, 7th May
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This exhibition shows the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.
 All Day
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Fri, 11th May
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American-born artist Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour.
 10am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 12th May
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This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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See a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Cresswell.
 9:30am to 3:30pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Wed, 16th May
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Walking tours of London on Monday 30th April 2018

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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Tower Bridge opening times

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