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Top events in London on Sat 10th Nov 2018

A chance to see the repair team at work on one of the canal locks.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Bethnal Green
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On the day of the Lord Mayor's show, as is traditional, St Paul's Cathedral will be free to visit.
 8:30am to 4:15pm
 
 City of London
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Free entry to St Paul's Cathedral
SFX, the UK's biggest selling sci-fi and fantasy magazine, has teamed up with Foyles for a day of science fiction events.
 12:30pm to 6:30pm
 
 Soho
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SFX Book Con 2
A day of talks and activities to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Richmond
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The eve of peace

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Explore the origins of the Dowding System and its legacy in later years.
event time 10am to 4pm
 Stanmore
 Closing soon Sat, 10th Nov
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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
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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
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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!
event time 6pm to 11pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon 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.
event time 11am to 6pm
 West Brompton
 Closing soon Sat, 17th Nov
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This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten.
event time 11am to 4pm
 Pinner
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
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This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn.
The Architecture Drawing Prize
event time 10am to 5pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
2018-11-10
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A huge display of over 70,000 miniature shrouds will remember everyone who died in the Battle of the Somme and doesn't have a grave.
WW1 Shrouds
event time 10am to 7pm
 Olympic Park
 Closing soon Sun, 18th 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
event time 11am to 4pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sat, 24th Nov
2018-11-10
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The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition.
Jameel Prize 5
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 10th November 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
2018-11-10
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 10th November 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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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

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