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Top events in London on Sat 1st Sep 2018

Lambeth’s local history fair is a treat for anyone interested in the history of the area.
 10:15am to 4:45pm
 
 Clapham
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Local fete in Peckham organised by the Friends of the park.
 12pm to 5pm
 
 East Dulwich
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A celebration event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Victoria Line.
 11am to 4pm
 
 Walthamstow
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Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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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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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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A major retrospective of work by the celebrated British artist and designer, Edward Bawden RA CBE (1903-89).
event time 10am to 5pm
 Dulwich
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Sep
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This display explores the changing image of the West India Regiments from their creation at the end of the 18th century up to the First World War.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Sep
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This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern.
event time 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 9th Sep
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From statues and street names, to shrines and temporary artworks, Immortalised explores the variety of ways people and events have been commemorated in England, past and present.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Sep
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See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in a tropical butterfly house.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 1st September 2018

We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites.
 10:30am to 2pm
 
 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 1st September 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