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Top events in London on Mon 13th Aug 2018

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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The Perseid meteor shower is one of the brightest and most active meteor showers in the year.
 3am to 5am
 
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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

Photographs of 1970s Whitechapel homes and squats.
 12pm to 6pm
 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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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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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.
 9:30am to 9pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Tue, 21st Aug
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This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.
 All Day
 Strand
 Closing soon Wed, 22nd Aug
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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.
 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug
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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.
 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Monday 13th August 2018

A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2018-08-13
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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.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2018-08-13
2018-08-13
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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