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Top events in London on Sat 4th Aug 2018

Classic local fete taking place in Docklands on the city farm's large fields.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Poplar
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A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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Architect Geoff Shearcroft hosts a conversation which explores the legacy of postmodernism in contemporary architecture.
 3pm to 4pm
 
 Holborn
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition brings to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs.
event time 12pm to 5:30pm
 Fitzrovia
 Closing soon Sat, 4th Aug
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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
event time All Day
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 5th Aug
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Pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming continues his study of ruins, homes and dwellings in this free exhibition.
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Mon, 6th Aug
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An outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage.
event time All Day
 Islington
 Closing soon Thu, 9th Aug
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Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug
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The visual artist and Royal Academician explores “landscape” in its broadest sense
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug
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Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats.
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug
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Through this exhibition, biomimetic design elements as well as the multilayering of fluid identities and dress are explored.
event time 11am to 5pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug
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The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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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.
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 4th August 2018

We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the web and the genealogy websites.
 10:30am to 2pm
 
 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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From illusions of Versailles, to incarnations of ancient Greece and modernism, this walk explores the artfully spun fictions and show stoppers of the Regent's Park through the story of its making, its best buildings, finest views and greatest dramas!
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Camden
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This is a guided walk around Kings Cross including much of the redevelopment project.
 11am to 12pm
 
 Islington
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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 4th August 2018

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 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