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Top events in London on Mon 14th May 2018

In this lecture Joyce Tyldesley will explore the creation of a cultural icon, from its ancient origins to its modern context: its discovery, its display, and its dual role as a political pawn and artistic inspiration.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Three days of science talks all taking place in pubs around London.
 tba
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography.
event time 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.
event time 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.
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 27th May
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Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Mon, 28th May
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Large landscape images explore the theme of reconciliation by capturing how time and nature have eased the scars of war on the battlefields of the Western Front.
event time 8am to 9am
 City of London
 Closing soon Mon, 28th May
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Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Wed, 30th May
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This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 31st May
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Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968.
event time All Day
 Poplar
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun
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Walking tours of London on Monday 14th May 2018

As 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of 1918, we have a month of guided walks to commemorate the lives of the City men and women who went off to the Great War.
 Starts at 11am
 
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
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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