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Top events in London on Sat 6th Oct 2018

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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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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London Archaeologist journal celebrates its 50th anniversary with its first ever conference.
 10am to 5:30pm
 
 Southwark
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£40.00
A day-long festival exploring classical currents in contemporary culture.
 All Day
 
 Greenwich
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

A new commission which leads the visitor through deceptive murals, cunning architectural structures and a newly commissioned film to trace the lineage of perspective across centuries and technologies.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Closing soon Sat, 6th Oct
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This exhibition delves into the history behind the School’s creation, its iconic uniform, historic practices, and charitable benefactors.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Oct
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See Ed Ruscha's modern take on the cyclical nature of civilisation, evocative of Thomas Cole's series of the same name
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Oct
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An open air exhibition featuring works by 25 contemporary and modern artists presented by world-leading galleries.
event time All Day
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Oct
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Discover one of America’s leading painters of the mid-19th century.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Closing soon Sun, 7th Oct
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Holloway Prison has been an important landmark in Islington for over 150 years. Thousands of women passed through its doors until it closed in 2016. This exhibition explores their stories.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Mon, 8th Oct
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An exhibition exploring the first 30 years of the Building Centre through its archive collection.From material libraries and the Blitz, to seminal exhibitions of women architects, Spanish modernism and le Corbusier.
event time 8am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 12th Oct
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For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art
event time 10am to 10pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Oct
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An exhibition of radical self-portraiture from the 1960s to the present day.
event time 11am to 7pm
 Southwark
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Oct
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The works of art on display span a geographical expanse from Kashmir to Kerala and a period of more than 400 years.
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Closing soon Sun, 14th Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 6th October 2018

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 6th October 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

04:00pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river
04:30pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyDown river
09:30pmPaddle Steamer WaverleyUp river
08:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river