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Top events in London on Sat 30th Jun 2018

A day of events related to the public sculptures dotted around the City of London.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
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Learn how to cut hay, or just enjoy the fun at this annual scything festival.
 Starts at 10:30am
 
 Leyton
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Annual mass barge pull along the Thames from Greenwich to Westminster.
 11:30am to 2pm
 
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Witness a dance revolution running through the streets, parks, and waterfronts of Canary Wharf.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Poplar
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Join the London Fortean Society in London’s dark heart for a day of modern monsters and urban myth including Spring-heeled Jack, Cthulhu, Slender Man, subterranean London folklore, the Crying Boy and more.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Holborn
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Occasional open weekend at a private garden inside Regents Park.
 2:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Camden
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There will be demonstration’s of Medieval Combat, Archery and Dancing, as well as a recreation of a Medieval camp with crafts and skills from the period being demonstrated.
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Abbey Wood
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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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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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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
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A display of hand drawn maps by Adam Dant that feature in his new book.
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sat, 14th Jul
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A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul
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An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree.
event time 10am to 3pm
 Elstree
 Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul
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One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul
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Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 30th June 2018

American street artist and legendary pop-surrealist painter Kenny Scharf returns to London with a series of new and never-before-seen artworks.
 10am to 7pm
 
 Hanover Square
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With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking through the City's heart, will we discover the foundations for trade and business; admire the architecture of churches, Livery halls and important financial institutions and learn how major events in the City’s history have affected the focus of trade within the City. We will learn about the 1990s IRA bombings and attempts to destroy buildings relating to its financial infrastructure and we will see how business developments and skyscrapers competing for space and reaching for the sky and changing the City’s sky-line.
 2:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 City of London
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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 30th 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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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