What's on in London on Monday 13th August 2018

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Top things to do in London on Mon 13th Aug 2018

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the brightest and most active meteor showers in the year.
 3am to 5am
 
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Hear from Corinne Pearlman, Creative Director of Myriad Editions, speaking about their latest publication, ‘The Inking Woman’, celebrating 250 years of the work of women cartoonists in Britain.
 7pm to 9:15pm
 
 Camden
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Laydeez Do Comics

The film director and screenwriter Mike Leigh will give a talk about his career.
 Starts at 7:45pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Free
Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats. (Closing soon Wed, 15th Aug)

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A Sort of Home: 1970s Whitechapel – David Hoffman

£18

(Monday, 13th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The 250th annual exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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250th Summer Exhibition

£14.50

(Monday, 13th Aug - All Day)
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.  (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Lee Bul

Free

(Monday, 13th Aug - All Day)
Mark 100 years since the iconic leader’s birth, in this exhibition about his fight for equality. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition

£16

(Monday, 13th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
The Great Spectacle tells the story of 250 years of the Summer Exhibition, the world’s longest running annual display of contemporary art. (Closing soon Sun, 19th Aug)

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The Great Spectacle

£10
Hundreds of genuine Spice Girls stage costumes on display beside thousands of items of memorabilia and merchandise. (Closing soon Mon, 20th Aug)

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SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Free

(Monday, 13th Aug - 9:30am to 9pm)
This collection of photographs taken in 2015 by architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright offers the opportunity to step into one of the most restricted and enigmatic places on the planet Inside North Korea. (Closing soon Tue, 21st Aug)

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Inside North Korea

Free

(Monday, 13th Aug - All Day)
This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.  (Closing soon Wed, 22nd Aug)

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Print! Tearing It Up

£14

(Monday, 13th Aug - 9:30am to 8pm)
This exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships. (Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug)

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The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Monday, 13th Aug - 10am to 6pm)
Using a plastination process that keeps the specimens perfectly preserved, the exhibition reveals not only what lies beneath the waves, but also beneath fur, skin and scales. (Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug)

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Sea Creatures

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Mon 13th Aug 2018

A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
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Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.   ()
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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Tower Bridge opening times

05:15amSilver WindUp river

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