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Top events in London on Wed 31st Oct 2018

Explore the mystical objects and potent rituals of our magical past in this free Hallowe’en event.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
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Ancient Magic
The theme for the October Lates event is the Year of Engineering.
 6:45pm to 10pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-10-31
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Talk by Anthony Grenville on Britain and depictions of the British in texts by Jewish refugees from Nazism
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Russell Square
2018-10-31
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Demonstrations, researchers into dark matter ready to answer your questions and an opportunity to have a quick tour of the telescopes we have on site
 5pm to 6:30pm
 
 Mill Hill
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Dark Matter Day: Looking for the Hidden Mysteries of the Universe
Tour the printing workshop, historic rooms, and famous library.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Tour of St Bride Foundation
​This talk will focus on how easy it can be for healthcare practitioners to move from saving lives to doing away with them. The focus will be on Dr Harold Shipman who killed hundreds of his patients over a 28-year period.
 7pm to :
 
 Southwark
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Nerve, Knowledge, and Normality in Healthcare Serial Killing
An evening tour filled with dark stories of death and spooky happenings!
 6:30pm to :
 
 Poplar
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Docks after dark
200 years after the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, discover how the novel has shaped our hopes and dreads around death.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Euston
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Halloween at the Petrie Museum
Join Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport chief Toto Wolff and a panel of expert speakers to find out about the engineering wizardry that propels some of the fastest humans on the planet.
 7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 South Kensington
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Enjoy a drink and uncover some gruesome animal facts along the way with Halloween-themed specimen labels.
 6:30pm to 9pm
 
 Euston
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Halloween at the Grant Museum
Delve into the realms of the unknown with producer of the Unexplained podcast Richard Maclean Smith for a night of strange tales and live music.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Soho
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Unexplained Live with Richard Maclean Smith
Join compere and comedian Steve Cross bringing together some brilliant literary Londoners with a passion for the mysterious and the supernatural.
 7:30pm to :
 
 City of London
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
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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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Blood bricks embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.
Blood Bricks
event time 9am to 6pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
event time 9:30am to 7:30pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Oct
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
A display of more than 200 original illustrations of the nature of the British Isles.
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Fri, 2nd Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Explore an exclusive range of journals, logs and records that date back to the 1700s.
event time 9am to 9pm
 Harley Street
 Closing soon Sat, 3rd Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Award winning graphic artist Frith Kerr invites designers to respond to the female artists collected by Ernö and Ursula Goldfinger.
event time 11am to 5pm
 Hampstead
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
100 projects shaping the world of tomorrow
The Future Starts Here
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 4th Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years.
event time 10am to 4pm
 Stanmore
 Closing soon Sat, 10th Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
This exhibition investigates and reveals Dickens’s deep and influential interest in medicine, chemistry, geology, the energy of the Earth and the ability of science to drive change.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31
Discover the city at night through the eyes of photographers from the late 19th century to the present day.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 11th Nov
2018-10-31
2018-10-31

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