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Top events in London on Wed 2nd May 2018

Author and zoologist Jack Ashby will be talking about the unnatural nature of natural history museums.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Southwark
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Learn more about the libraries, fire stations, health centres, town halls and police stations which have been making a distinctive contribution to the streetscapes of Britain since 1914.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Contributors to The Guardian Weatherwatch column reflect on these aberrant and sometimes bizarre episodes.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
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Join super/collider for a night of star gazing with astronomer Paul Hill, in an oasis of natural darkness within the city.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Railways brings together an evocative collection of films to highlight the expansion and change in our railways throughout the 20th century.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 Richmond
2018-05-02
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This lecture will explore the possible affinity between Marx’s work in human history and Darwin’s in natural history.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Prominent scholars in law, philosophy and political science reflect on how the age of cross-border flows from within and without Europe pose questions of how to map Europe and its peoples with renewed force.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-05-02
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Barts Pathology Museum will be hosting an art exhibition of expressions of living with Diabetes and Dementia
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2018-05-02
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2018-05-02
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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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
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
2018-05-02
2018-05-02
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.
 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Mon, 7th May
2018-05-02
2018-05-02

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