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Top events in London on Tue 1st May 2018

Annual open day at the Marx Memorial Library.
 10am to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Annual event where a tall plant covered man is paraded around Deptford and Greenwich.
 Starts at 12pm
 
 Deptford
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To celebrate the launch of his new book Lost Lanes West, Jack Thurston will be at Stanfords to give an illustrated talk on planning the perfect bike ride.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
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Photographer Mike St Maur Sheil will be explaining some of the stories behind his Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace exhibition which will be on show in the Guildhall Yard in May.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
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In this talk, Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas show how to rig an election - with the hopes that the lesson will help save democracy.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
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Examination of the outlaw in medieval literature tells us much about the mentality of the medieval English mind.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 5pm
 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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Early Printed Fans brings together a diverse array of fans from The Fan Museum’s collections.
 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
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Explore the T-shirt in the 20th Century through this exhibition; charting the history, culture and subversion of the most affordable and popular item of clothing on the planet.
 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
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A collection of rare and sought after artworks from some of the most exciting British artists in the contemporary art world.
 12pm to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
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The relationship between language and the living world is celebrated in this exhibition of poetry and illustration
 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 6th 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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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 1st May 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Tuesday 1st May 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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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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Tower Bridge opening times

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