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Top things to do in London on Sat 8th Sep 2018
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
9:30am to 4:45pm
A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
10:30am to 4pm
A spectacular boat race up the River Thames, it attracts over 330 crews from all over the globe.
10am to 2pm
Open Day at BRE - visit the eco show homes, their large-scale test facilities, and learn about the development of the Dambusters' Bouncing Bomb
10am to 5pm
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
A major retrospective of work by the celebrated British artist and designer, Edward Bawden RA CBE (1903-89).
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.
This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern.
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.
See hundreds of live butterflies and moths up-close in a tropical butterfly house.
Teeth (Saturday, 8th Sep - 10am to 6pm) From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile.
A large number of film collectables including from Star Wars and the Raiders of the Lost Ark will be on display for two weeks ahead of an auction.
Exploring the impact of World War One on British, German and French art
An exhibition of feather fans from around the world.
Over 100 dazzling artworks and objects tells the story of a cosmopolitan empire that almost ended British rule in India
Exhibitions opening soon
Regular Events on Sat 8th Sep 2018
(usually repeat most weeks)
Our walk from Goodge Street to Marchmont Street will introduce you to a few of the pioneering women and men who played their parts in advancing this and other causes and who lent their voices to great debates.
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
Walking Tours of London on Sat 8th Sep 2018
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.
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.
Tower Bridge opening times
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