What's on in London on Monday 20th August 2018

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

2018-08-20

SPICEUP - An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

Free

(Monday, 20th 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)

2018-08-20

Inside North Korea

Free

(Monday, 20th 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)

2018-08-20

Print! Tearing It Up

£14

(Monday, 20th 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)

2018-08-20

The voyages of Captain James Cook

£19.99

(Monday, 20th 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)

2018-08-20

Sea Creatures

Free

(Monday, 20th Aug - 9am to 7pm)
This exhibition concentrates on the last (and often bitter) years of the long campaign of the struggle for women's right to vote from 1908 - 1914. (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

2018-08-20

At Last! Votes for Women

Free

(Monday, 20th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
This exhibition celebrates the 450th anniversary of the granting of the Tylers and Bricklayers' Company's charter by Elizabeth I in 1568.  (Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug)

2018-08-20
Free

(Monday, 20th Aug - 9am to 5pm)
This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

2018-08-20

Archetypes and Archives

£9.80

(Monday, 20th Aug - 9:30am to 5pm)
Discover the history of Bridge House Estates, the organisation that oversaw the entire construction of Tower Bridge over a century ago and continues to maintain it to this day. (Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep)

2018-08-20

The Historic Bridge House Estates

The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this new exhibition.

2018-08-20

Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Walking Tours of London on Mon 20th Aug 2018

A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause.  ()
2018-08-20
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.   ()
2018-08-20
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
2018-08-20
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 22nd Aug at 05:30pm


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