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Top things to do in London on Sat 7th Jul 2018
As part of the RAF's 100th anniversary events, there will be a display of military aircraft on Horseguards Parade.
A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
10:30am to 4pm
See 50 stand-up paddleboarders in an early morning race along the Thames at Westminster.
9am to 10am
A note that a tall sailing ship will pass through Tower Bridge this evening.
7:45pm to 8:15pm
Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2pm to 5pm
An ecological introduction to the large acid and neutral grasslands, open water and trees of Bushy Park including the important veteran trees.
Starts at 10am
This free day will be an exploration and celebration of out very diverse grasslands and the plant and animal life they support.
10am to 5pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
Come to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition and explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen. (Closing soon Sun, 8th Jul)
A display of hand drawn maps by Adam Dant that feature in his new book. (Closing soon Sat, 14th Jul)
The exhibition brings together their artworks, photographs, letters and personal possessions in the UK for the first time. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. (Closing soon Sun, 15th Jul)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Jul)
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)
Discover how ancient Greek sculpture inspired Rodin to set a radical new direction for modern art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Jul)
This exhibition presents the work of Cross River Partnership (CRP) and its public and private sector partners to provide Clean Air for London. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Jul)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)
An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs. (Closing soon Sat, 4th Aug)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sat 7th Jul 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
American street artist and legendary pop-surrealist painter Kenny Scharf returns to London with a series of new and never-before-seen artworks.
We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the web and the genealogy websites.
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
Walking Tours of London on Sat 7th Jul 2018
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.
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
Tower Bridge opening times
|07:45pm||Sailing Training Ship Gulden Leeuw||Up river|
|08:15pm||Sailing Training Ship Gulden Leeuw||Down river|
|11:45am||Sailing Barge Ardwina||Down river|
|02:30pm||Motor Ferry James Newman||Up river|
|03:00pm||Motor Ferry James Newman||Down river|
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