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Top events in London on Sat 15th Sep 2018

A nostalgic festival celebrating the style and charm of the Hendon Pageants of the 1930s.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Colindale
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A full day of live music, art, theatre, food, creative workshops and events for the whole family.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Finsbury Park
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See the ruined remains of the medieval manor house, and the newly restored shepherd's hut.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 St Mary Cray
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An annual celebration of music, dance, arts, cuisine and creativity
 11am to 6pm
 
 Southwark
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The Grays Beachcombers will be meeting at Concrete Barges site in Rainham to clear along the Thames beach.
 8am to 1pm
 
 Rainham
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Discover the story of the Cathedral Church of Westminster which was designed in the Early Christian Byzantine style by the Victorian architect John Francis Bentley.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Pimlico
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Rare screening of 1917 film The Battle of the Ancre with live orchestral accompaniment in 13th century church.
 7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 Walthamstow
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Over the course of the day find out about the history of the Port of London, once one of the busiest ports in the world
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Southwark
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All day conference hosted by the Economist on classical liberal values and policies in the 21st century.
 10am to 7pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Discover how the older Elizabeth Fry, gentle Quaker prison reformer, influenced the independent, feisty Florence Nightingale and how both could teach 21st century women a thing or two today.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
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https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/festival/its-all-academic-festival-15-september-2018
 10am to 5pm
 
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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René Goscinny’s story is brought to life through rare original scripts, storyboards, photographs, films, sketches, dressing up stations, games, and more than a little wild boar.
 10am to 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Sep
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This display explains the project, and showcases highlights of its work across the country so far.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Sep
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The summer opening of Buckingham Palace, with an art display curated by the Prince of Wales.
 9:30am to 6pm
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Sep
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 15th 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
2018-09-15
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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