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Top events in London on Tue 8th May 2018

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.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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 6:20pm to 7:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-05-08
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This lecture places the practice of mummy unwrapping within its social, cultural and historical contexts, as a fascinating example of forgotten London.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Barbican
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2018-05-08
2018-05-08

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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.
 All Day
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Fri, 11th May
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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
2018-05-08
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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
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr
 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Wed, 16th May
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography.
 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 20th May
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years.
 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 21st May
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
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.
 All Day
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 27th May
2018-05-08
2018-05-08

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 8th May 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-05-08
2018-05-08
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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