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Top events in London on Thu 10th May 2018

Embroiderers, Hand & Lock demonstrate the techniques used to create the ornate motifs and monograms seen on Edward Green’s customisable slippers.
 4pm to 7:30pm
 
 St James
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Free talk on the millenia old craft of stone carving by expert from City & Guilds.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Southwark
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Dr. Mark Celinscak will discuss his recent book, which re-examines the surrender and relief of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northwest Germany at the end of the Second World War.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
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This evening will bring together leaders in the field to discuss how journalism must balance the championing of industry causes with scrutiny.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
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Christopher Howe, of Howe London, and Merlin Wright, creative director at Plain English, discuss their collaborative work in crafting a Georgian-inspired kitchen in the basement of the Howe showroom.
 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Sloane Square
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An opportunity to see behind the scenes of a murder crime scene and the investigation.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Southwark
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Discover an exhibition of over 80 pieces by William De Morgan, the most important and inventive ceramist of the Victorian Arts & Crafts movement.
 10am to 11am
 
 City of 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.
event time All Day
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Fri, 11th May
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Rose Uniacke explores the enduring fascination with gold and the applications of this rare and incorruptible metal, with an in-store exploration of the art of gilding.
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Sloane Square
 Closing soon Sat, 12th May
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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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 12th May
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This display examines the background to the first soldier of African descent to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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Taking the theme of botanicals and drink, bespoke artworks by 15 of the UK’s foremost letter carvers form a unique exhibition in the verdant surroundings of this historic garden.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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Makers of leather costumes for Hollywood movies open their London studios to the public for the first time.
event time 2pm to 6pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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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.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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See a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Cresswell.
event time 9:30am to 3:30pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Wed, 16th May
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This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Wed, 16th May
2018-05-10
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 10th May 2018

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
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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