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Top events in London on Tue 6th Nov 2018

Michael Palin, the winner of the 2017 Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing joins us at Stanfords to sign copies of his new book Erebus.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Covent Garden
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Michael Palin 'Erebus' Book Signing at Stanfords

Discover the fascinating story of 4,000 pearls collected for a necklace commemorating those lost in the First World War.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Richmond
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Pearls before poppies

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 11th 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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An exhibition that explores the glamorous and grotesque, disturbed and diabolical, surreal and supernatural, merciless and macabre and uncanny and undead!
 6pm to 11pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Fri, 16th Nov
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The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia.
 10am to 6pm
 West Brompton
 Ends on Sat, 17th 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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Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive.

Michael Palin: Writer, Actor, Comedian

 9:30am to 8pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 25th Nov
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An exhibition of the first platinum prints to be created from the original 1921 negatives and amongst the earliest images to document Everest, the people and places of the region.

Everest – A Reconnaissance

 10am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Tue, 27th Nov
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Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary.

Oceania

 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Mon, 10th Dec
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Separating medicinal uses from medical myths, this small display looks at how our understanding of these plants has changed and investigate their use for healing today.

Healing Garden

 10am to 5pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
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An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU.
 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
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Regular Events - Tuesday 6th November 2018

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
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A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2018-11-06
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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Wed 7th Nov at 07:30pm