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Top events in London on Sat 25th Aug 2018

A two day festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Markets.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Each open day will be individual to the station, but there will a fire engine on display for everyone to have a good look at, and may be even get in.
 Starts at 1pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Each day features a 5 hour airshow, 2 hours of motoring demonstrations, car club displays and a Military Zone
 9am to 9pm
 
 Weybridge
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A display of some of street artist Banksy's early works.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 25th Aug
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A striking presentation of three works by the internationally-renowned artist, Emily Allchurch.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug
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This exhibition considers how artists can give shape to the human experience, provoking ideas about our senses, our sexual health, our bodies’ limitations and reflections on our food chain.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 26th Aug
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The exhibition focuses on the early, 'radical moment' of Postmodernism, which it reveals to be one of the most inventive periods in British architectural history
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Sun, 26th 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.
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug
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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.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug
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The story of the Titanic disaster through artefacts including stories from local people, who have a connection to the ship
event time 11am to 4:30pm
 Romford
 Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug
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This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s.
event time 9:30am to 3:45pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep
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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.
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 25th 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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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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Walking tours of London on Saturday 25th August 2018

This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
 3:30pm to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
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Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Moorgate
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A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.
 tba
 
 Barbican
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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