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Top events 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
 
 Clerkenwell
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A spectacular boat race up the River Thames, it attracts over 330 crews from all over the globe.
 10am to 2pm
 
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Over 40 vintage sailing and motor boats to view and explore, including a number of the Dunkirk Little Ships.
 10:30am to 6pm
 
 Wapping
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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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A wondrous old barn now filled with random heritage clutter -- go for the atmosphere than the objects themselves.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Upminster
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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).
 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.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Sep
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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.
 10am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 16th Sep
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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.
 All Day
 Southwark
 Closing soon Thu, 20th Sep
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An exhibition of feather fans from around the world.
 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Sep
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Over 100 dazzling artworks and objects tells the story of a cosmopolitan empire that almost ended British rule in India
 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sun, 23rd Sep
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This exhibition uncovers the intricacies of the NT’s architecture, exploring its complex composition and the layers of history that Denys Lasdun buried within it.
 9:30am to 11pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sat, 29th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 8th September 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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 11am to 12pm
 
 Southwark
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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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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.
 10am to 11:30am
 
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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