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Top events in London on Wed 16th May 2018

Starting with the first visual propaganda for the Reformation, this lecture explores anti-papalism and anti-monasticism in Lutheran art.
 6pm to 8:30pm
 
 Euston
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Pulitzer Prize winning author Lawrence Wright in discussion with former editor of The Evening Standard Simon Jenkins on what's happening in the most controversial state in America and why it’s important.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Three days of science talks all taking place in pubs around London.
 tba
 
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This screening will be accompanied by a short introduction and document display.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 Richmond
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How much do we know about how these papers were produced and what stories and artistic traditions they represent?
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Soho
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Nerd Nite London is a monthly event where three speakers give 18-21 minute fun-yet-informative talks across all disciplines, while the audience drinks along.
 Starts at 6:30pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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Join our Sydenham Hill Wood Conservation Officer Daniel Greenwood for a guided bird walk.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Sydenham
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In this illustrated talk, Keith Lodwick will talk about the contents of the archive and some of the objects that made Strange such an influential figure.
 1pm to 1:45pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-05-16
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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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An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sat, 26th 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
2018-05-16
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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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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 16th May 2018

Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Olympic Park
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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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Tower Bridge opening times

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