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Saturday 24th Nov

A rare screening of a Turkish remake of The Exorcist, with Catholicism replaced with Islam.
 7:30pm to 10pm
 
 Kennington
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Turkish Exorcist

A note that a steam train will depart Paddington Station in the late morning and arrive at Victoria station later in the evening.
 11:20am to 5:30pm
 
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Steam train passing through West and South London

Over 100 stands selling gifts and produce from British suppliers.
 10am to 5pm
 
 Chelsea
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Chelsea Physic Garden's Christmas Fair

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents.

Under Your Nose

 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

 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

 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

 10am to 6pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on 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.
 11am to 6pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Fri, 14th Dec
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The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time.

The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük

 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Ends on Sat, 15th Dec
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A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark.
 5:30pm to 10pm
 Chiswick
 Ends on Sun, 30th Dec
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Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840.

The Romantic Age: European Fans 1810-1840

 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 30th Dec
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Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia.

Women in Jazz: A Celebration of the Past, Present and Future

 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Mon, 31st Dec
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This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
 Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Ends on Sat, 5th Jan 2019
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 24th 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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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 30th Nov at 06:30pm