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Top events in London on Thu 17th May 2018

Visit the Museum after hours and discover the symbols of Freemasonry
 6pm to 8:30pm
 
 Aldwych
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In this talk, Kristin Hussey will reflect on the long history of women in medicine, drawing out some of the different rationales behind the exclusion of female practitioners over the past five centuries.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Farringdon
2018-05-17
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Delve into the history of Royal consorts both official and unofficial- from Charles II's Nell Gwynn to the late Queen Mother.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Whitehall
2018-05-17
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Discover the research carried out at the National Physical Laboratory Be amazed by the science and technology and how it benefits the UK
 2pm to 8pm
 
 Teddington
2018-05-17
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This talk by Dr George Legg explores the technologies that made this system so advanced, while also examining the ways such security apparatuses have been represented and critiqued in visual art.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
2018-05-17
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In this illustrated talk, Pete Smith will be raising a glass to London luxury – from Hatton Garden to Saville Row, and from understated elegance to downright vulgarity.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2018-05-17
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This exhibition is about the Neo-Romantic period in illustration after World War II.
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 20th May
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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Walking tours of London on Thursday 17th May 2018

Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
2018-05-17
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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
2018-05-17
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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