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Top events in London on Thu 15th Nov 2018

Chaired by Ritchie Robertson, a panel will discuss his life and legacy.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 St James
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
Thinkers for our time: Goethe
These attacks and more will be recounted by Ian Castle, a leading expert on the history of Germany’s First World War aerial campaign against Britain.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
Germany’s First World War air raids on London - Islington and Finsbury
The winner of the 2015 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year, Horatio Clare talks about his new book Something of his Art: Walking to Lübeck with J. S. Bach.
 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 Covent Garden
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
Something of his Art: Walking to Lübeck with J. S. Bach by Horatio Clare
An evening of some of the weirdest and wildest stories from the animal kingdom.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 Camden
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
The Great Plague, the second Dutch War, and the devastating Great Fire of London... historian Rebecca Rideal sheds light on these dramatic events and their context, revealing the terror and triumph of 1666, a watershed year in English history.
 7pm to 8pm
 
 Richmond
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
1666: Plague, war and hellfire
This panel discussion will explore different visions for social progress and the future of social policy with prominent scholars in the field.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Holborn
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
In the wake of the recent activities of Russian secret services, this event presents an intriguing reconsideration of their role in the murder of Leon Trotsky.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Holborn
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
Come and find out about the stories behind the Art and Historic Collections at the Houses of Parliament.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Whitehall
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
Treasure Houses: Parliament’s art, historic furniture and decorative arts collections

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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 10am to 6pm
 West Brompton
 Closing soon Sat, 17th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
This exhibition showcases discoveries made in the University of Roehampton’s extensive archive of children’s literature.
Our Mythical Childhood
event time 9am to 6pm
 Putney
 Closing soon Sun, 18th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.
Under Your Nose
event time 10am to 6pm
 Islington
 Closing soon Sat, 24th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 25th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
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
event time 10am to 5pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Tue, 27th Nov
2018-11-15
2018-11-15

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Thursday 15th November 2018

Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
 10:30am to 1pm
 
 Southwark
2018-11-15
2018-11-15

Walking tours of London on Thursday 15th November 2018

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
2018-11-15
2018-11-15
 

Tower Bridge opening times

07:15pmVesselUp river
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