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Top events in London on Sat 27th Oct 2018

This popular event celebrates African arts and culture, as well as enhancing Black History Month.
 12pm to 6pm
 
 Trafalgar Square
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Africa on the Square 2018

Experience what it was like to be an Edwardian school pupil, as Dr Pedley shows what life was like for a school dentist in 1910.
 2:30pm to :
 
 Harley Street
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The dentist will see you now...

A weekend of magic lantern performances from magic lantern performers Jeremy and Carolyn Brooker.
 Starts at 7pm
 
 Clerkenwell
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A Grand Gothic Magic Lantern Phantasmagoria

A guided walk around the Metroland area.
 10:30am to 2pm
 
 Wembley
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An adult pumpkin carving class - part of our About Face seminar season - which includes pumpkin, candle and glass of mulled cider. Learn the reasons why we carve faces into pumpkins at Halloween before diving in yourself
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Barbican
2018-10-27
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Spooky Faces: Pumpkin Carving

An exhibition of Acorn / BBC / RISC OS computers and software, with Atoms, BBCs, Electrons, Archimedes, and RiscPCs, plus the new systems like the Raspberry Pi, ARMX6 and Titanium.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Hatton
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RISC OS London Show

See amazing working Meccano models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more! Build your own model and enter the Creative Challenge.
 10:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Eltham
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Redfern Gallery is hosting a retrospective of works by Paul Feiler (1918-2013), in honour of the artist’s centenary year.
 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.
 10am to 8pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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An award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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A major exhibition about the burial and funeral rites of Roman London.
 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.
 10am to 5:30pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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Uncover the mathematics behind De Morgan’s exquisite work.
 9am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Oct
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Explore the remarkable story of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) from the opposition and immense challenges faced by early pioneers to the latest research today.
 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
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Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.

Blood Bricks

 10am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
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A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.
 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Nov
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Explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s.
 10am to 4pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 3rd Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 27th 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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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Sat 3rd Nov at 05:30pm