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Top events in London on Tue 14th Aug 2018

Explore the brand new telescope facility at the Royal Observatory and see some of the spectacular images taken.
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 Greenwich
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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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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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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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A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works.
 10am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 14th August 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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Resident artist and musician Hannah Hull will lead a tour around the outside perimeter of Holloway Prison
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Holloway
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
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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