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Top events in London on Wed 12th Dec 2018

Lucinda Hawksley, a great great great granddaughter of Charles and Catherine Dickens, and the author of Dickens and Christmas, will give an entertaining talk on what it was really like to experience a proper Victorian Christmas.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
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Evidence will be presented on which aspects of pay are working well and which are indeed dysfunctional, and on how pay should be reformed.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
event time 10am to 5pm
 Pimlico
 Closing soon Fri, 14th Dec
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU.
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 14th Dec
2018-12-12
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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
event time 10:30am to 5pm
 Euston
 Closing soon Sat, 15th Dec
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
Exhibition of sketches of London by local artists.
All of London Life is There
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 22nd Dec
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
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
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sun, 30th Dec
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
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
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 31st Dec
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2018-12-12
24 homes and shops across Greenwich will each open an "advent window" in December to visit around the town.
event time 6pm to 9pm
 Closing soon Wed, 2nd Jan
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
In this solo show, artist-photographer Mark Neville documents the everyday life of Bethlem Royal Hospital, the oldest residential psychiatric treatment facility in the UK.
event time 10am to 5pm
 Beckenham
 Closing soon Fri, 4th Jan
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
This Christmas, Kew Gardens will once again transform into a magical after dark explosion of festive colour
event time Starts at 5pm
 Richmond
 Closing soon Sat, 5th Jan
2018-12-12
2018-12-12
New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions
event time 11am to 8pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
2018-12-12
2018-12-12

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