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Top events in London on Sat 17th Nov 2018

A monthly classic car show/meet just behind Waterloo Station.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
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Waterloo Classics
See projections of archive texts and photos on the front of the derelict facade of the Royal London Hospital.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Whitechapel
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The Last of The London
A lantern parade through Hounslow.
 12am to :
 
 Hounslow
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Same sky: Winter lights
Annual clearance book sale in aid of Amnesty International.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Greenwich
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Amnesty Clearance Book Sale
Occasional open weekend at the recently restored Toynbee Hall to see the exhibition about its history and activity.
 11am to 3pm
 
 Whitechapel
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Open weekend at Toynbee Hall

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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 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
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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
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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
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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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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 5pm
 Camden
 Closing soon Sun, 25th 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
event time 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Closing soon Mon, 10th 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.
event time 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 14th Dec
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 17th 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
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 17th 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

07:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
11:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river