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Top events in London on Sat 11th Aug 2018

London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
 9:30am to 4:45pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Tours of the the only surviving windmill in inner London
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Brixton
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Discover how graphic design has played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.
 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
 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 12th Aug
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Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats.
 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.
 11am to 5pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug
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The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts.
 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.
 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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This mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul – the first in London – explores the artist’s extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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Mark 100 years since the iconic leader’s birth, in this exhibition about his fight for equality.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art.
 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug
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Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise.
 All Day
 Islington
 Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 11th August 2018

If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
 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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Discover the revolutionary Modernist homes and idealistic architecture built in Hampstead in the 1930s such as The Sun House by Maxwell Fry, and 66 Frognal by Connell Ward and Lucus
 11am to 1pm
 
 Hampstead
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Guided walk exploring Walthamstow's fascinating history with local guide Joanna Moncrieff.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Walthamstow
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From hidden viaducts and railway monuments to model dwellings, Grecian villas and constructivism, this walk treads the quaggy banks and oozy wells of the Fleet Valley to chart the architecture and buildings of London’s most radical of arteries.
 10:30am to 12:30pm
 
 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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Tower Bridge opening times

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