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Top events in London on Sat 13th Oct 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 day of free walking tours led by the official tour guides for four of London’s most fascinating areas.
 10am to 4pm
 
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Local London Guiding Day 2018
Tours of the the only surviving windmill in inner London
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Brixton
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£10.30
A second film screening of the evening at the Royal Observatory.
 8:15pm to 10:15pm
 
 Greenwich
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Tron
Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk on the science behind the fiction by a Royal Observatory astronomer.
 5:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Greenwich
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Fantastic Voyage
Join George and Vanessa for the story of the ‘Highgate Vampire’ told outside in the gloaming.
 Starts at 3pm
 
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A rare opportunity to visit the Temperate House after dark and sample drinks from around the world.
 6pm to 9:30pm
 
 Richmond
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Temperate Tipples
The theme of the symposium is the maintenance and/or restoration of funerary architecture and/or sculpture.
 10:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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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An exhibition that shines a light on Kazakhstani contemporary art.
Focus Kazakhstan: Post-nomadic Mind
event time 10am to 7pm
 Wapping
 Closing soon Tue, 16th Oct
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Digital Turn is a platform for those who dare to dream about how we can better imagine, create and build the spaces we live in.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Fri, 19th Oct
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This exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art,
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Oct
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Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent.
event time All Day
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Oct
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With walls and fences being constructed everywhere, this striking photographic exhibition provides a broad historical and geographical perspective revealing the ephemeral nature of barriers to human movement.
KEEP OUT! Barriers and Boundaries Ancient and Modern
event time 10am to 4pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Oct
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The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year.
event time 11am to 2pm
 Hanover Square
 Closing soon Sat, 27th Oct
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The exhibition presents an illustration of how craftsmanship and small industry are embedded in tradition, embrace the new, and adapt in a changing society.
event time 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 13th 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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A guided walk around the old Parish of St Pancras, the edge of London where old and new collide, to meet the old and new gods that have sprung up, and the outsiders who have disrupted time, and space, and the way we see the world.
 2pm to 6:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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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 13th 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

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Tue 16th Oct at 04:30pm