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Top things to do in London on Sun 8th Jul 2018
As part of the RAF's 100th anniversary events, there will be a display of military aircraft on Horseguards Parade.
Annual open day of the two cemeteries with guided walks, the chapel will be open, and history display.
11am to 4:30pm
A note that several tall sailing ships will pass through Tower Bridge this afternoon.
2pm to 2:30pm
A guided tour of the Tower of London by night, exploring ideas of power and leadership and attitudes to gender and sexuality from medieval times to the present.
Starts at 6:30pm
See and buy microscopes, telescopes, maritime antiques, surveyor's instruments, globes, pharmaceutical and medical sets, electrostatic machines, magic lanterns, optical toys, corkscrews, etc.
11am to 3pm
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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)
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)
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)
Animatronic dinosaurs come to North Greenwich (Closing soon Tue, 31st Jul)
Discover the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work in the British Museum Reading Room (Closing soon Sun, 5th Aug)
Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times. (Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug)
The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)
A display of automata from the leading makers of the last 40 years, ranging from the humorous to the macabre and from the playful to the satirical. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sun 8th Jul 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London
American street artist and legendary pop-surrealist painter Kenny Scharf returns to London with a series of new and never-before-seen artworks.
Walking Tours of London on Sun 8th 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.
Explore London with one of our fantastic Doctor Who guides on this 2 ½ hour walking tour.
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
Tower Bridge opening times
|07:15pm||Paddles Steamer Dixie Queen||Up river|
|08:15pm||Paddles Steamer Dixie Queen||Down river|
|11:15pm||Paddles Steamer Dixie Queen||Up river|
|07:15pm||Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen||Up river|
|08:15pm||Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen||Down river|
|11:15pm||Paddle Steamer Dixie Queen||Up river|
|01:45pm||Sailing Vessel Thalassa||Up river|
|02:15pm||Sailing Vessel Thalassa||Down river|
|02:00pm||Sailing Vessel Oosterschelde||Up river|
|02:00pm||Sailing Vessel Thalassa||Up river|
|02:30pm||Sailing Vessel Oosterschelde||Down river|
|02:30pm||Sailing Vessel Thalassa||Down river|
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