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Top events in London on Sun 13th May 2018

A march past by former and serving members of many cavalry regiments, followed by a short service to commemorate those who were killed on active service.
 Starts at 10:30am
 
 Kensington
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Come and browse through our Craft Market in the historic courtyard or enjoy all-time favourites including, Punch and Judy, Morris Dancing.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Enfield Town
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Come along to Upminster Windmill's Visitor Centre where you can learn about the history of the site and our restoration project. Free Entry.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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Celebrating the anniversary of the first sighting of Mr Punch by Samuel Pepys with Punch and Judy Professors in the garden of St Paul’s Church.
 11am to 5:30pm
 
 Covent Garden
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A weekend of free guided walks provided by TfL.
 All Day
 
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Two daily demonstrations of pottery throwing.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Shoreditch
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A weekend of free activities celebrating Dartford's industrial heritage.
 All Day
 
 Dartford
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A weekend of LU themed events on the heritage steam line that was once part of the Central line.
 All Day
 
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Ian McInnes will lead this walk looking at some of Dulwich's Georgian houses and talking about the people who lived in them.
 Starts at 2pm
 
 Dulwich
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Referendums have a popular appeal. They promise to put ordinary voters in control, and sideline the self-serving elites.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
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Join Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park during national Cemeteries Week and celebrate Cemeteries as Nature Reserves.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Bow
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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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.
 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.
 11am to 4pm
 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.
 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 13th May
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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
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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
 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Wed, 16th May
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This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II.
 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 20th May
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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
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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
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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
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Sunday 13th May 2018

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
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Walking tours of London on Sunday 13th May 2018

Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
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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.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Tower Hill
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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