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Top events in London on Fri 31st Aug 2018

Black and Asian histories are a vital part of Britain’s fabric, and they will be celebrated in this late opening of the V&A.
 6:30pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
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Author Gavin Mortimer discusses the history of the Special Boat Squadron.
 11:30am to 12:30pm
 
 Chelsea
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George Hoyle who is a folk performer, storyteller & music promoter will through song and storytelling bring to life these urban legends of Thames rituals, sacred rites, magic, myths and votive offerings to Father Thames.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Southwark
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A rare chance to go for a swim in the River Thames.
 Starts at 6pm
 
 Hammersmith
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
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This exhibition explores Pell’s art, life, identity and search for sanctuary.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 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 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
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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
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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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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
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This mini exhibition aims to narrate the stories of the children who populated Hamstead.
event time 12pm to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Closing soon Sun, 2nd Sep
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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
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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
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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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