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Top events in London on Tue 28th Aug 2018

Free copies of the Mr Men books will be handed out to encourage more reading opportunities for children of all backgrounds.
 Starts at 10am
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 8pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Tue, 28th Aug
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This two week long exhibition will contain paintings from the recently published book 'The illustrated College Herbal. Plants from the Pharmacopea Londonensis of 1618' and treasures from the Herbarium of the Pharmaceutical Society.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Thu, 30th Aug
2018-08-28
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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
2018-08-28
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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 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
This exhibition celebrates the 450th anniversary of the granting of the Tylers and Bricklayers' Company's charter by Elizabeth I in 1568.
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Fri, 31st Aug
2018-08-28
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This exhibition features photos drawn from a collection of around 9000 B&W photos taken in the 1960s.
event time 9am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 1st Sep
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
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
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
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.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep
2018-08-28
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British artist Jodie Carey creates three new site-responsive installations.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
Fifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep
2018-08-28
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 28th August 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-08-28
2018-08-28

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 28th August 2018

Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Hampstead
2018-08-28
2018-08-28
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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