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Top events in London on Sat 23rd Jun 2018

Enjoy a free family day out at a traditional village fete in the setting of Kew Green.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Richmond
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See donkey rides, a pop-up cinema, arts workshops, face painting, raffle, craft stalls and local groups.
 1pm to 6pm
 
 Camberwell
2018-06-23
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Artists studios on the usually private Eel Pie Island will be open to visitors for the weekend.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Twickenham
2018-06-23
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Fifteen interactive exhibits will bring to life fascinating ideas in the humanities and social sciences
 11am to 5pm
 
 St James
2018-06-23
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A weekend of events to mark the reopening of the Gunnersbury Park Museum following restoration work.
 All Day
 
 Acton
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
A chance to go inside a recently build recycling facility and see how it works.
 10am to 2:45pm
 
 Norwood Green
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
An 'in conversation' with punctuation and grammar writer, Lynne Truss.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Golders Green
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
London’s biggest annual festival dedicated to showcasing the best in comics, illustration, sequential art, and storytelling.
 tba
 
 Clapton
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
This guided walk will tell the story of these lost and often long-forgotten graveyards, taking in a circular route around Southwark and finishing up back at Southwark Cathedral.
 1pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
2018-06-23
2018-06-23

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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2018-06-23
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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2018-06-23
Work by photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios.
event time 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun
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2018-06-23
A large scale, futuristic sculpture will bring the sun down to earth in a heady alchemy of nature and technology.
event time All Day
 Strand
 Closing soon Wed, 27th Jun
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
A trapezoidal contemporary gateway structure will create over 400 mirrored images of St Pauls Cathedral.
event time All Day
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 30th Jun
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2018-06-23
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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2018-06-23
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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2018-06-23
A sound installation by composer and sound artist, Emily Peasgood as a requiem to the thousands of forgotten women and children, known as the ‘outcast dead’ buried at Crossbones Graveyard.
event time 12pm to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul
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2018-06-23
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 1st Jul
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul
2018-06-23
2018-06-23

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 23rd June 2018

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
Explore Bloomsbury's architectural history.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Russell Square
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
Second walk of a 2-part series for LFA2018 exploring the multiple identities and shapeshifting characters of the landscape between Trafalgar Square and Temple to reveal London's mighty North Bank through its best kept architectural secrets and spectacular sleeping giants. With guest contributions from authors, egyptologists and historians!
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
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
2018-06-23
2018-06-23

Walking tours of London on Saturday 23rd 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
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
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
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
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
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
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
2018-06-23
2018-06-23
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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