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Top events in London on Wed 6th Jun 2018

Love it or loathe it, London is made of concrete and this evening of opinions, music and screenings has been curated to celebrate a much-maligned building material.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Victoria Dock
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An illustrated story of science stereotypes from Socrates to Sci-fi – an exploration of the portrayal of scientists in fiction.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Southwark
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Clare Gilmartin, CEO of Trainline talks about the rise of the mobile consumer for train tickets.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Holborn
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Jonathan Drori talks about his new book Around the World in 80 Trees.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
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Patrick Baty, historian of architectural paint and colour explores the history of ready-mixed paint colours and of analysis of paint used in historic houses like Benjamin Franklin House.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Learn more about the Guilds of the City of London and the Lord Mayors.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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This illustrated presentation by Dr Duncan Sutherland will mark the sixtieth anniversary of women’s admission to the House of Lords by examining coats of arms granted to notable women peers and MPs.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

How do your biscuit preferences represent your identity and what type of biscuit would you reinvent yourself as?
event time 10am to 9pm
 Rotherhithe
 Closing soon Fri, 8th 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.
event time 8am to 5pm
 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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 10th Jun
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This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future.
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Mon, 11th Jun
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What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before?
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sat, 16th Jun
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First London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia.
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun
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A solo exhibition of work by legendary street artist and stencil wizard Stewy.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Stoke Newington
 Closing soon Sat, 23rd Jun
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Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios.
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun
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A display of the Greenwich section of a 1:1500 scale wooden model of London as it was in 1840
event time 10am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun
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A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Wednesday 6th June 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