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Top events in London on Sat 26th May 2018

Join John Outram, arguably Britain's most original architectural thinker, as he discusses Postmodernism, his “stylistically nameless” practice and his lost masterpiece - Harp Heating HQ
 3pm to 4pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd.
 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.
 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
 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.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 All Day
 Poplar
 Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun
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The works are inspired by their exploration of both the content of the papyrus stories and the conservation and collections care of papyrus materials in museums.
 1pm to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 2nd Jun
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A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours.
 11am to 6pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Sat, 9th Jun
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A photo-story by award-winning photographer Jim Grover that captures the lives of the first generation of Caribbean migrants here in South London
 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 10th Jun
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 26th May 2018

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 26th 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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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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This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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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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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