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Top events in London on Sat 22nd Dec 2018

Rummage through a selection of salvaged treasures from over 30 handpicked vintage traders.
 11am to 6pm
 
 Stoke Newington
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Hackney Flea-mas Market
A festive celebration for the whole family in the Globe Theatre.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Southwark
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

Exhibition of sketches of London by local artists.
All of London Life is There
event time 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sat, 22nd Dec
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An enchanting experience of light, colour and sound as the gardens at Eltham Palace are transformed into an illuminated world.
Enchanted Eltham
event time 4:30pm to 9pm
 Eltham
 Closing soon Sat, 22nd 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.
event time 5:30pm to 10pm
 Chiswick
 Closing soon 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
event time 11am to 5pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon 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
event time 9:30am to 4pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Mon, 31st Dec
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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
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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
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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 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more.
Francis Upritchard Wetwang Slack
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Sun, 6th Jan
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Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 22nd December 2018

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
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Walking tours of London on Saturday 22nd December 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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Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Mon 31st Dec at 11:30pm