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Monday 29th Oct

Westminster Abbey will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh with a day of events in St Margaret’s Church.
 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Pimlico
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The Life and Times of Sir Walter Raleigh

Gardener. Curator Gareth Brereton introduces the BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
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Create your own spooky-faced jack-o-lantern with the assistance of an expert.
 4pm to 5pm
 
 New Oxford Street
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Grown-ups Pumpkin Carving at Fortnum's

Designer and former Barbican resident Stefi Orazi celebrates this unique complex in her new book The Barbican Estate.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Soho
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The Barbican Estate at 50: Stefi Orazi in conversation

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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

 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
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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
 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.
 9am to 9pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 3rd Nov
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100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow

The Future Starts Here

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Nov
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Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years.
 10am to 4pm
 Stanmore
 Ends on Sat, 10th Nov
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Discover the city at night through the eyes of photographers from the late 19th century to the present day.
 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sun, 11th Nov
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The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.

Under Your Nose

 10am to 6pm
 Islington
 Ends on Sat, 24th Nov
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The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.

Jameel Prize 5

 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 25th Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


 

Tower Bridge opening times

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