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Top things to do in London on Tue 8th May 2018
Recent psychological research has looked at the importance of meaning to human beings, and how this works out in core questions about the relation of science and faith.
This lecture will show how Shakespeare helped to immortalize the famous figures of ancient Greece and Rome, and how he in turn became famous after his death.
On the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, Rachel Holmes remembers and reflects on the roles of revolutionary thinking and militancy in winning votes for women.
This lecture places the practice of mummy unwrapping within its social, cultural and historical contexts, as a fascinating example of forgotten London.
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
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.
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.
This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.
See a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Cresswell.
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography.
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years.
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day.
The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.
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Regular Events on Tue 8th May 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Walking Tours of London on Tue 8th May 2018
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.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Tower Bridge opening times
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