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Top events in London on Sun 6th May 2018

IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival.
 All Day
 
 Maida Vale
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Bringing a taste of Poland to London's South bank this family friendly festival will introduce visitors to traditional and contemporary Polish music, arts and cuisine.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Southwark
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Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Croydon
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Occasional open days at Capability Brown's Gatton Park landscaped 600 acres.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
2018-05-06
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A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
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Eastbury Manor House will be hosting Maypole dancing and other May Day activities.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Barking
2018-05-06
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
 12pm to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
2018-05-06
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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 5pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 6th May
2018-05-06
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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
 11am 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
2018-05-06
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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
2018-05-06
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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
2018-05-06
2018-05-06
Paul Catherall showcases the breadth of his work across two decades of printmaking in a major solo show of his linocuts- his ode to an ever-changing London skyline.
 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
2018-05-06
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 6th May 2018

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.
 12:15pm to 3pm
 
 Islington
2018-05-06
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Architectural exploration of the Strand
 11am to 1pm
 
 Strand
2018-05-06
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Travels back in time to study at inter-war architectural styles on the North side of Hampstead Garden Suburb finishing with arts and crafts cottages
 3pm to 5:30pm
 
 East Finchley
2018-05-06
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Discover Henrietta Barnett’s vision for a Garden Suburb for all classes. includes walking through part of the Hampstead Heath Extension, Central Square with its two Lutyens’ churches and the original quaint Artisans quarter.
 11am to 1:30pm
 
 Golders Green
2018-05-06
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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